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Vocabulary - Flight: The Journey of Charles Lindbergh
Robert Burleigh's book Flight: The Journey of Charles Lindbergh, about the historic trans-Atlantic solo flight in 1927, is the basis for vocabulary work here. Young readers use a word bank with six terms from the story. First they fill in the blanks in four sentences.
3rd - 4th Language Arts 3 Views 12 Downloads
Dr. Seuss Takes on Charles Lindbergh
Young scholars study the leaders of the isolationist movement within the United States and the causes of the isolationist movement, they recognize and compare the perceptions of both the isolationists within the US and those who took a more global view.
10th - 11th Social Studies & History 4 Views 38 Downloads
Charles Lindbergh: Against The Wind
Students study the life of Charles Lindbergh, one of the 20th century's most famous men. This aviator became an American hero when he successfully crossed the Atlantic in his plane, The Spirit of St. Louis.
5th - 12th Social Studies & History 12 Views 16 Downloads
"The Big Cheese"
Eleventh graders research and examine the significant individuals of the 1920s and their impact on American society. They identify characteristics of people who make a difference, and in pairs conduct research on two people with differing points of view from the 1920s.
11th Social Studies & History 33 Views 113 Downloads
Your class can learn about Amelia Earhart and practice important comprehension skills here. Learners answer questions about cause and effect, compare texts, and discuss similes and metaphors after reading Amelia Earhart: Free in the Skies by Robert Burleigh.
3rd - 6th Language Arts 37 Views 447 Downloads
May 20, 1927 - Charles Lindbergh
In this writing prompt worksheet, students learn that May 20, 1927 was the day Charles Lindbergh became the first to fly across the Atlantic Ocean alone. Students write about the bravest thing they have ever done and then explain why the action was brave.
7th - 8th Language Arts 3 Views 5 Downloads
Explore the Roaring Twenties with l Lecture, r Research, and Role-play
To grasp what life was like in the 1920's, middle schoolers research and role-play. Intended as a follow-up activity to a lecture on the 1920's, learners will journal, view a PowerPoint, role-play, and reflect on what they've learned. Use this activity in a history lesson or before starting a novel unit.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 36 Views 127 Downloads
Charles Lindberghs's Flight to Paris
Pupils practice map skills. In this map skills lesson, students locate the cities of New York and Paris on a map. Pupils read about the flight made by Charles Lindbergh in May 1927 from New York to Paris. Students answer 8 questions about the flight.
5th - 6th Math 3 Views 3 Downloads
Students design an interactive map with modes of transportation that actually move across the ocean. They construct transatlantic maps of the northern hemisphere and imagine what it would be like to operate various modes of transportation between North America and Europe.
4th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads
Lindbergh Flies Again
Young scholars research to find the location of the flight of Charles Lindbergh, and interpret its significance. They identify and analyze the changes in aeronautic technology since 1927. The lesson lists several discussion questions that can be used to provide interest or focus to the student research.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 7 Downloads
New Review The Rise of Totalitarianism, the Start of World War II and the US Response
How did totalitarian regimes, in places like Russia, Italy, Germany, and Japan, come to power after World War I? Your young historians will participate in a jigsaw activity and then analyze the response of the United States to the rise of these regimes by debating as either isolationists or interventionists.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 27 Views 21 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
The First Transatlantic Flight
Students examine the Spirit of St. Louis and read about its history in the first transatlantic flight. They also analyze the life of Lindbergh with his successes and hardships. They also discuss the implications of the first transatlantic flight.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History 5 Views 13 Downloads
Lesson 3: U.S. Neutrality and the War in Europe, 1939-1940
Students examine the U.S. neutrality policies that preceded American involvement in World War II. For this World War II lesson, students explore the events in Europe from 1939 to 1940 and Roosevelt's decision to give military aid to Britain.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 10 Views 14 Downloads
Road to World War II
Students consider the role of the United States in World War II. In this World War II lesson, students examine 4 political cartoons by Dr. Seuss that feature isolationist and interventionist views on the war. Students complete the provided cartoon analysis worksheet.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 7 Views 47 Downloads
The Roaring Twenties
If you really want to cover the flavor of the Roaring Twenties, use this presentation. The 1920s are categorized into politics, culture, music, policy, and social issues that divided the nation. Each main header contains several subsequent slides full of great information and hyperlinks.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 74 Views 101 Downloads
Students demonstrate the Bernoulli Principle, review the influences that affected the Wright Brothers, and make and modify paper airplanes. This amazing lesson plan has an excellent structure, and very clear plans for the students to create their planes.
5th - 8th Science 24 Views 90 Downloads
Wings of Imagination
A ten-instructional activity study of the history of flight awaits you and your charges. Learners get to do all sorts of great activities: they construct hot air baloons and scale models of the Wright Brother's Flyer, develop an understanding of the physics behind flight, and analyze data from a series of experiments using other things that fly.
5th - 8th Science 12 Views 67 Downloads
Celebrating 100 Years of Flight
Participate in the 100th anniversary of the first flight. In groups, learners use the internet to research the roles the Wright Brothers and Amelia Earhart played in promoting the use of flight. They use the information to write and publish their own news article about the event.
6th - 8th Science 3 Views 40 Downloads