Women in the Cockpit

Alberta Kinney was a member of the Women's Airforce Service Pilot (WASP) program. They were some of the first women in America to fly army aircraft in World War II. Viewers discover who Kinney was and how the program shaped women's history in a video about Women's History Month.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Pair with a passage on the WASP program or other women in aviation
Classroom Considerations

  • Best used as an introduction to Women's History Month or for a biography study of aviators
Pros

  • Provides real footage of Alberta
  • Short and sweet
Cons

  • None