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Amelia Earhart: Fact Or Myth
In this reading and history activity, students research Amelia Earhart and make lists of what they believe to be facts and what they think are myths, legends and theory. No information or examples are given on this page.
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Amelia Earhart- Drawing Conclusions
Examine the life of Amelia Earhart with kids. They will read facts and view a timeline about Earhart's life. They will work in groups to read the last radio transmissions and draw conclusions about what happened in her disappearance and...
5th - 6th English Language Arts
Celebrating 100 Years of Flight
Students research the history of flight from the past 100 years. In this flight lesson, students read articles about the Wright Brothers, Amelia Earhart, and Space Shuttle astronauts. They pretend to be a newspaper reporter and do a...
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History
Lesson 4: Text Features
The ability to use text features effectively can translate to many texts and purposes. Show your class these tools while working with the biography Lost Star: The Story of Amelia Earhart. Explore the different text features within the...
5th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Genre Lesson: Biography/Autobiography
Practice distinguishing biography from autobiography through point of view. Tell a brief story of your morning. Have a class member retell the story to you (using second person). And have another retell the story to the class (using...
5th - 7th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
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....
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
The Long and Short of It: Summarizing Important Details
Students practice their summarizing skills while listening to a brief biography of Amelia Earhart. Students take notes while the teacher reads the article and write a paragraph that summarizes the important events from Amelia Earhart's...
3rd - 12th English Language Arts