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Meet the Wright Brothers: A 100 Years of Flight Activity

This reading activity recounts the incredible story of Orville and Wilbur Wright, from high school dropouts to the pioneers of flight.

Grades

3–5, 6–8

Activity Type

  • Activities and Games

"Meet the Wright Brothers" recounts the story of Orville and Wilbur's life. Students will be able to see what it took for these brothers to achieve a goal that seemed impossible—and deadly.

 

Learning Objectives

While participating in 100 Years of Flight, students become proficient with several of these skills.

  • Use Web technology to access information.
  • Distinguish between an observation and a fact.
  • Compare and contrast the accomplishments of several pilots and scientists
  • Reflect on what has been learned after reading by formulating ideas, opinions, and personal responses

Susan Cheyney

GRADES: 1-2
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