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Letters of Wilbur Wright

For Students 7th - 8th Standards
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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April 16, 1867: Wilbur Wright

For Students 7th - 8th
In this writing prompt worksheet, students learn that Wilbur Wright was born on April 16, 1867. Students write about the lifetime dreams they have for themselves.
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The Wright Brothers

For Teachers 1st
A fabulous PowerPoint for anyone who is looking to enlighten their pupils about the early days of aviation, and/or the Wright brothers. The presentation is packed full of great photos, information, websites, books, and activities which...
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Stories of the Wrights' Flights

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine primary sources to understand the work of Wright Brothers. In this aviation history lesson plan, students study how primary documents and images are analyzed and write essays about the signifcance of primary soures in...
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The "Wright" Puzzle

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
A crossword puzzle based on the lives of the Wright brothers. Young scholars research on their own or in small groups several brief biographies of the Wright brothers.They complete a crossword puzzle based on their reading.
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Jeopardy: History of Flight - The Wrights Got it Right

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students investigate the work of the Wright brothers. In this aviation history lesson plan, students watch "Kitty Hawk: The Wright Brothers' Journey of Invention," examine photographs and documents highlighting accomplishments of the...
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Make a Model of a Wright Flyer

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Learners recreate a model of the 1903 Wright Flyer out of Styrofoam. Students practice following instructions, and discover information about the Wright brothers' engine-powered glider.
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The Wright Quest

For Teachers Pre-K - 6th
A very impressive lesson plan on the Wright brothers and their place in aviation history. Learners discover many fascinating facts about the Wright brothers and their trials and errors regarding flight. Best of all, they get to build a...
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The Physics of Flight

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Three activities allow young flight engineers to understand the 4 principles of flight (weight, lift, thrust, and drag), to construct a glider, and to create a propeller. Multicultural history and literature are integrated by reading...
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Happy 100th Birthday Airplane

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students research the Wright Brothers and their plane. In this airplane history lesson plan, students use a hotlist of sites to research and create an airplane. A question is provided for each site.
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The Wright Brothers

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this factual activity, students read about the Wright family, Orville and Wilbur's glider, and their invention. Students fill in the blanks and write definitions to answer 7 questions.
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Wright Flight

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students explain and explain the interactive relationships between forces of lift and gravity, thrust and drag, as they apply to airplanes in motion. They know that Orville and Wilbur Wright flew the first airplane based on these...
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100 Years of Flight

For Teachers 5th
In these making inferences worksheets, 5th graders read the cover story and answer the reporter questions about the first flight for Orville and Wilbur Wright. Students answer 8 questions. Students then use articles from Time for Kids...
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"The Flight That Changed the World"

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
In this reading comprehension worksheet, learners read a passage, "The Flight That Changed the World", about Orville and Wilbur Wright and follow directions to answer comprehension questions. Students answer 6 questions.
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Airplane Anatomy- Technology

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students explore the anatomy of an airplane. In this aviation history lesson, students read literature about the Wright brothers and then visit selected websites to examine images and watch video clips of the first flight. Student then...
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Centennial of Flight

For Teachers 4th - 5th
In these history of flight worksheets, students read information about the Wright Brothers and their first flight. Students answer 6 questions about the passage. Students then answer 8 multiple choice questions about the cover story.
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Nineteenth Century Progress

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Highlight some of the major players and progressive inventions that shaped the latter half of the 19th century. From Thomas Edison to Vaudeville, this outline of pop and tech culture provides an American cultural context. Note: Use this...
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The Wright Brothers

For Students 4th - 6th
In this online interactive Wright brothers worksheet, students respond to 8 fill in the blank and multiple choice questions regarding the information included in the provided paragraphs.
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The Wilbur and Orville Wright Story Scavenger Hunt

For Students 4th - 6th
In this Wilbur and Orville Wright worksheet, students utilize the Internet to search a specific website to answer five multiple choice questions about the Wilbur and Orville Wright story.
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Comprehension Assessment: The Wright Brothers

For Students 4th - 5th
For this reading comprehension assessment worksheet, students read a passage about the Wright brothers. They answer 5 multiple choice questions that show their understanding of the selection.
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The Wrights' Flight: History Through Primary Sources

For Teachers 5th - 10th
Learners read primary source material about the Wrights' first flight such as a journal and a telegram. In this The Wrights' Flight lesson, students select the most reliable primary source and compare the pros and cons of using primary...
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Mankind's Fascination With Flight

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students read various novels and articles about the contributions of the Wright Brothers. Individually, they are tested on their comprehension of the material and discuss. In groups, they research the role of the people in their life...
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Aviation Pioneers

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students research the Wright Brothers historic first flight and design a travel poster asking for volunteers to participate. Write a newspaper account of the first flight and include how the local people may have felt about the Wright...
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The "Wright" Puzzle

For Students 8th - 11th
In this airplane worksheet, students complete a crossword puzzle by figuring out the answers to 12 questions about the flying machines created by the Wright Brothers.

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