Add two more texts to this fascinating play package to further explore the lives of the Wright brothers and the quest for human flight.
Footage of Test Flight, 1909
Have students watch this footage of Orville and Wilbur Wright testing one of their airplanes.
“The Dream of Flight”
This Library of Congress exhibition highlights and summarizies the many different texts which touch on the theme of human flight, including myths, legends, and literature.
Guiding Question: In addition to the life-changing invention of the airplane, what did Orville and Wilbur contribute to society?