“Chicken in Space” by Adam Lehrhaupt

“Chicken in Space” is a story about an ambitious chicken who plans to go to the space. Do you think she will be able to achieve it?

Book Title: Chicken in Space

Author: Adam Lehrhaupt

Central Topic/Theme: Farm animals


Zoey wants to go to the space. She invites everyone to go with her to space. Will they go with Zoey?

Questions to ask

  1. Who are the characters in the story?
  2. What is the goal of Zoey?
  3. Was she able to achieve her plan? How?
  4. Who went with Zoey to the space?
  5. Would you like to go to the space? Why?

Extension activities

  • Vocabulary Building. Unpack the words “space”, “asteroids”, “comets” and “aliens” with the children.
  • Spaceship art and craft. Let the children make a “spaceship” art and craft using colored papers and recycled items.
  • Farm animals origami. Create an origami of chicken, pig and/or other farm animals.

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