LIVING IN SPACE
Peggy Whitson starts her day at 6 o’clock in the morning. The first thing she does every morning is clean and fix things in her house. Look at Peggy’s house and you will see that it is not a normal house. It has lots of small rooms. It is very quiet and peaceful שליו. When something falls in Peggy’s house, it doesn’t break . Sometimes, things can fall upwards , not downwards . You don’t walk in Peggy’s house, but you feel like you are flying . Peggy’s house is in space, far away from earth. That is because Peggy is an astronaut, and she lives in a space station.
Five other astronauts live in the space station, too. When the astronauts look out the window, they see a great big blue ball. The blue ball is planet Earth , 350 (three hundred and fifty) kilometers ק״מ away! When Peggy looks out the window, she thinks about her family. They all live far away, on the great blue ball. She likes to think about them when she looks out the window. Peggy is only working on the space station for a year. She’s thinking about the day when she can go home and see her family.
The space station goes around the earth 16 (sixteen) times every day. It goes so fast that it can go to the Moon and back in a day. It is very big. It’s the size of a football field. Peggy needs to live and work with the five other astronauts. They need to live and work together as a team. Sometimes, This is not easy because they only know one another for one year. It is very quiet and peaceful שליו in the space station. Peggy looks outside at the great blue ball and thinks about going back one day.
- Who is Peggy?
- When does Peggy Whitson start her day?
- What does Peggy do every morning?
- How is Peggy’s house different שונה from a normal house?
- What does Peggy see when she looks out the window?
PRACTICE Possessive Adjectives
- What do you do when you wake up?
- Do you want to be an astronaut?
- Do you think being in space is scary?