In this last part of the book, from the chapter December 2005--The Silent Towns through the last chapter October 2026--The Million-Year Picnic, the fate of Mars (and the Earth) and the humans on Mars are revealed.
Common Core Objectives
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.1 Read closely to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; cite specific textual evidence when writing or speaking to support conclusions drawn from the text.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.6 Assess how point of view or purpose shapes the content and style of a text.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.3 Analyze how and why individuals, events, or ideas develop and interact over the course of a...