Ellen Ochoa
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  • Question 1
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    What do you think the author's purpose was for choosing to write about Ellen Ochoa?

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    Explain how NASA works.

    Describe how to be an astronaut.

    Share the inspiring story of the first woman of Hispanic decent to become an astronaut.

    Persuade other Hispanic girls to become astronauts.

  • Question 2
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    How do you know that this is a biography?

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    It is being told in third person.

    It tells a story about someone's life.

    It tells about someone's accomplishments.

    All of the above.

  • Question 3
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    Based on the author's descriptions of Ochoa's career, the reader can infer that Ochoa --

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    always wanted to become an astronaut.

    liked to travel

    worked hard to be successful

    was afraid to try new approaches

  • Question 4
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    Which theme is best supported by details in this selection?

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    Parents know what is best for their children.

    Hard work is not needed to be successful in life.

    Being an astronaut is hard work.

    Working towards your goals can help you be successful.

  • Question 5
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    Ellen's mother told her to "reach for the stars" because she wanted Ellen to

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    explore space

    become a pilot

    follow her dreams

    learn more about science

  • Question 6
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    What is Ellen Ochoa, Astronaut most like?

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    a tall tale

    a mystery

    a fairy tale

    a biography

  • Question 7
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    Which happened after Ellen flew on the space shuttle Discovery?

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    Ellen delivered supplies to other astronauts.

    Ellen joined a space research center.

    Ellen got a job as an engineer.

    Ellen learned to fly a plane.

  • Question 8
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    Readers can tell that Ellen is

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    shy

    gentle

    lonely

    determined

  • Question 9
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    Why does the author tell that Ellen failed to get into the space program in 1985?

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    to show that Ellen did not give up

    to make readers feel happy for Ellen

    to show that Ellen had not worked hard

    to make readers upset about how Ellen was treated

  • Question 10
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    Why did the author write "Ellen Ochoa, Astronaut"?

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    to teach how to become an astronaut

    to tell about one very special astronaut

    to tell a funny story about an astronaut

    to explain why astronauts are important

  • Question 11
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    Under which headed should readers look to find out about Ellen's flight on the space shuttle Discovery?

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    The Early Years

    A Trip into Space

    Astronaut Training

    Inventor and Musician

  • Question 12
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    Q. According to the text, What is Ellen Ochoa's mission?
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    To bring supplies to the crew on the ISS.
    To earn her degree
    To fly the space shuttle
    To walk on the moon
  • Question 13
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    What is another job Ellen Ochoa had?

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    Teacher

    Director of the Johnson Space Center

    Police Woman

    Chef

  • Question 14
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    What was Ochoa know for!

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    She was a dog catcher.

    She was an astronaut.

    She went to another universe.

    She went to school at Milam Elementary.

  • Question 15
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    Was Ellen Ochoa the first Hispanic woman to go into space?

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    Yes

    No

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