The Wright Brothers
In this test-taking skills instructional activity, students read a 5 paragraph selection about the Wright Brothers. Students then respond to 5 multiple choice questions pertaining to the article.
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You Are There... First Flight
What would it be like to witness a historical event? Pretending they are journalists interviewing an eyewitness to the Wright Brother's first flight, young scholars choose vocabulary and figures of speech that communicate the experience...
5th - 7th English Language Arts
"Wright-ing" Biographies for Young Readers
Students research the life of the Wright brothers or another famous person, write a draft biography, peer edit, make edits, and share the final biography with a younger reader. Lesson can be adapted for younger and older learners.
6th - 8th English Language Arts
The Wright Brothers on Hollywood Squares
Students test their knowledge of the Wright brothers by playing "Hollywood Squares." They read (or listen) with comprehension. Students follow the rules as they actively participate in a game to test their reading (or listening)...
3rd - 12th English Language Arts