Amelia Earhart Lesson Activities: Book Review

Lesson Plan and Activities for Amelia Earhart

The, "I am", series from Penguin Books is a fun way to learn about famous, historical figures. In these Amelia Earhart lesson activities, you'll learn all about the history of the famous pilot. Penguin was kind enough to send us the book for review. Enjoy!

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Amelia Earhart Lesson Activities: Book Review
Amelia Earhart Lesson Activities.

"I am Amelia Earhart", by Brad Meltzer, is told from the point of view of Amelia as a child. The illustrations are fun and lively enough to capture everyone's attention. Read it to younger children, let early readers read it aloud to you, and older children will learn about history with this easy reader.

Dear Teachers and Educators: We searched for the best resources on Amelia Earhart and shared them in this online lesson plan so you don't have to spend valuable time researching for your Amelia Earhart lesson activities.

Students: Follow the links to learn all about Ameila Earhart. When you've completed the lessons, play the games related to flight.

Amelia Earhart Lesson Activities: Book Review
I am Ameila Earhart by Brad Meltzer.

*History Component:

Learn about Ameila Earhart with a Brainpop movie.

Amelia Earhart Biography

Ameila Earhart Plane on History Detectives.

*Language Arts Component:

After watching the video and reading the biography of Ameila Earhart, write your own autobiography in a Google Doc or your Language Arts journal.

Teachers, here's a Free Printable Biography Template for classroom use.

*Educational Science Games about Airplanes:

Make your own Forces of Flight Board Game free printable from NASA.

How Things Fly Online Game

Forces of Flight Online Game

*Physical Education Component:

Play this Forces of Flight Game with your friends, it is sort of like Simon Says. The Pilot calls out the forces of flight, and the other players do the action. For detailed instructions visit Scouter Mom.

  • Thrust: Run forward
  • Drag: Run backward
  • Gravity: Fall down
  • Lift: Jump

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