A comprehension activity about aviation history.
A comprehension activity with provided information sheet, questions and suggested answers.
“People have been fascinated by the concept of flight for centuries. Many different, and at
times strange, flying contraptions have been designed and tested over the years. However,
the concept of the airplane as we know it, has only been around for two centuries.
Previously, people were trying to fly using designs that were based on the way birds fly.
People built wings that were strapped to their arms, or machines with flapping wings called
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NSW Curriculum alignment
Uses an integrated range of skills, strategies and knowledge to read, view and comprehend a wide range of texts in different media and technologies
Victorian Curriculum alignment
Use comprehension strategies to interpret and analyse information and ideas, comparing content from a variety of textual sources including media and digital texts
Use comprehension strategies to analyse information, integrating and linking ideas from a variety of print and digital sources
Australian Curriculum alignment
Use comprehension strategies to analyse information, integrating and linking ideas from a variety of print and digital sourcesElaborationsusing research skills including identifying research purpose, locating texts, gathering and organising informati...
Use comprehension strategies to interpret and analyse information and ideas, comparing content from a variety of textual sources including media and digital textsElaborationsmaking connections between the text and studentsâ own experience or oth...
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