Year 2 History lesson - What were early aeroplanes like and how did they fly?

Download this Year 2 History lesson - What were early aeroplanes like and how did they fly? In this lesson, children will learn how to describe some of the features of the Wrights' Flyer, and explained how these helped it to fly. They will also learn how to identify similarities between a modern passenger aircraft and the Wright's Flyer.

This free lesson includes:

Clear learning objectives and success criteria
Three lesson activities
An extension activity

For this lesson, you will need:

Photo of an Airbus A380
Wrights' Flyer Diagram A
Wrights' Flyer Diagram B
Materials for making models of the Flyer e,g, balsa wood, paper, glue, scissors, etc (optional)

This lesson has been taken from Voyagers - our History and Geography resource for Years 1 - 6.

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