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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National Curriculum Curriculum alignment
- Key Stage 2 (KS2) – Upper
Key Stage 2 (KS2) - Upper covers students in Year 5 and Year 6.
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