Wright Brothers Timeline
Students research the events that were important in the Wright brothers' lives. They develop an accurate timeline of those events and discover why the Wright brothers are important in history.
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Reading a Timeline
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3rd - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
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