Amelia Earhart - Roles

Contributor: Victoria Surface. Lesson ID: 10261

You will explore the life of Amelia Earhart, her roles in history, and how she is still relevant today through videos, online research, and creative activities and projects. Be inspired to fly higher!

categories

United States

subject
History
learning style
Visual
personality style
Lion, Beaver
Grade Level
Intermediate (3-5), Middle School (6-8)
Lesson Type
Dig Deeper

Lesson Plan - Get It!

Audio:

The world was stunned when Amelia Earhart’s plane went missing in 1937. Her disappearance is still a mystery. As one of the first woman pilots, Earhart made a difference in history for women in aviation and the world. Why is Amelia Earhart's life so fascinating to people? Let's explore her roles to find out!

Studying the lives of significant people can help you understand history from a different perspective (point of view) and recognize an individual’s impact on an event or the world.

In this lesson, you will explore the life of Amelia Earhart, her significance in history, and how she is still relevant today. This lesson is part of a series of three Related Lessons in the High Flyer badge series. You can complete one or all of them to fully examine the life of Amelia Earhart.

As you explore Earhart's life, use the Amelia Earhart Resource Notes sheet to record her significant roles. An Amelia Earhart Answer Key with suggested answers is also provided. Both sheets are in the Downloadable Resources in the right-hand sidebar.

Learn about Amelia Earhart using the following videos and websites:

Feel free to use other resources to fill in your notes. Some Suggested Reading resources are noted in the right-hand sidebar.

Now that your journey has begun, go on to the Got It? section for some work and play!

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