Amelia Earhart's Character Traits

Contributor: Victoria Surface. Lesson ID: 10263

Do you have what it takes to be a high flyer? Amelia Earhart had certain character traits that helped her achieve her goals. You will compare your own traits to Ms. Earhart's and get to know yourself!


United States

learning style
personality style
Grade Level
Intermediate (3-5), Middle School (6-8)
Lesson Type
Quick Query

Lesson Plan - Get It!

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  • What words would you use to describe yourself or someone you know?
  • Ambitious? Determined? Friendly?

You can learn a lot about a person by studying their character traits.

In this lesson, you will explore your character traits and those of the famous female pilot Amelia Earhart using videos, online resource activities, and fun projects!

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 in the world.

Begin with the video below, geared toward characters (character traits) in a story or novel but can be applied to real people (historical figures or modern-day).

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Learn more about Ms. Earhart using the following videos and websites.

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  • What are Amelia Earhart's character traits?

For an extensive list of options, check out these Sample Character Traits.

Some of Earhart's character traits include the following: adventurous, ambitious, curious, and determined. (This is not a complete list of Earhart's character traits.)

Understanding the traits and meaning of each is essential, as is providing examples from Earhart's life.

First, research the meaning of each character trait listed using or another online dictionary. You may wish to study more traits relevant to Earhart and want to explore them more.

Complete the Amelia Earhart Character Traits under the Downloadable Resources in the right-hand sidebar. Find examples of how she displayed these character traits.

Now that you know Ms. Earhart better, move on to the Got It? section to exercise some creativity!

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