So this astronauts project is being a BLAST we are absolutely loving it, we are speaking lots of english, we are learning lots of facts about astronauts and we are making our teachers really proud.
We have been learning about how astronauts travel to the International Space Station in the Soyuz Rocket:
Learning about famous astronauts:We watched videos about Laika the dog, Ham the chimp, Yuri Gagarin, Valentina Tereshkova, Sally Ride and the three men in the moon Armstrong, Collins and Aldrin.
LAIKA THE FIRST DOG IN SPACE: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gno13xWbkXY
HAM THE FIRST ANIMAL THAT CAME BACK FROM SPACE: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rLbCBtqTpKo
YURI GAGARIN THE FIRST MAN IN SPACE: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qQMZ-emCG-M
VALENTINA TERESHKOVA: FIRST WOMAN IN SPACE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tOgh3H2aLb4
SALLY RIDE: FIRST WOMAN SCIENTIST IN SPACE
FIRST MEN ON THE MOON: http://www.space.com/26573-apollo-11-moon-landing-45th-anniversary.html
After watching the videos we talk about them and then created or shared writing: