Letters of Wilbur Wright

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What made the Wright brothers succeed? That's the questions middle schoolers ponder as they read a series of letters Wilbur Wright wrote about his experiments into sustained flight.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • A History Channel video of the 1909 flight is available on the Internet
Classroom Considerations

  • A link to related resources with similar themes is provided below
Pros

  • The seven-page packet includes images as well as text-based and discussion questions and a link to more resources about the Wright brothers
Cons

  • Beware the typos in the document heading, especially the birthdate of Wilbur Wright
Common Core