They flew the lighter-than-air aircraft in World War I. The high-interest, on-this-day-in-history story was chosen because of its particular significance to the date. Students are engaged when using technology in the classroom and this type of formative assessment provides immediate feedback. These airships were very quiet and could often fly over areas without being detected. Activity 4 Learn about a helium filled zeppelin in the United States.
Vocabulary, comprehension, constructive response writing, and skill practice are all included. Product Description: Improve comprehension skills while teaching about the Hindenburg disaster. Students work with peers to read, learn, and reflect on the text article. I want students to watch the video, build background knowledge, and then share some information learned. After discussing student feedback from the Padlet question, I show The Hindenburg Disaster video to help develop background knowledge about the disaster. Unfortunately, Gertie was bitten by a mosquito and got malaria. It has been widely believed that these trips were more than pleasure excursions.
The Hindenburg Disaster The Hindenburg Disaster Reading Level edHelper's suggested reading level: grades 6 to 8 Flesch-Kincaid grade level: 7. Answer key included in this 3-page worksheet set. Padlet - A Formative Assessment I develop a on the website. Students will learn the answers to these questions. I ask: What did you learn about The Hindenburg Disaster? Answer: Hydrogen is flammable explosive , a chemical property, but helium is not. I ask: Why is using hydrogen gas dangerous, but helium gas is not? Using student reading levels or Lexile levels, I pre-determine small reading groups where students meet with peers, read the text together, highlight key terms, and discuss what they learned. In its first year of commercial use, the Hindenburg flew 191,583 miles, carried 2,798 passengers, and hauled 160 tons of freight and mail.
Hugo and his family have lived in Kenya for the past year while his parents who are science professors study the lions in the Thika Valley. When students work in small groups, they become active rather than passive learners. It is accompanied by an activity page testing students' reading comprehension skills. Leveled Reading Groups Working in small groups, students read about The Hindenburg Disaster. It is important and best practice that students share out reflections with their peers.
All the while the reader knows the Hindenburg is about to face a fiery crash landing. . He takes the trip on the Hindenburg in hopes of catching a spy. As students read in small groups, I ask them to highlight science vocabulary terms or domain-specific vocabulary related to matter such as: hydrogen, gas, flammable, property, element, dense, physical property, chemical property. Colonel Kohl works closely with Hitler. Feedback on The Hindenburg Disaster The 1930's United States United States History 50 States Document Based Activities Copyright © 2018 edHelper. A related research project is included as bonus material.
How high and how fast can they fly? Students identify interesting facts about the disaster and explain why using hydrogen gas was dangerous, but helium gas would not be. How do they stay aloft? On top of caring for his sister, Hugo becomes tangled with a spy plot. Printable and digital versions are available. The Hindenburg made ten trips across the Atlantic Ocean to the United States and seven trips to South America. What do you want to know? After World War I, the Zeppelin company continued to produce the airships with commercial use in mind. Paragraphs 4 to 9: For the complete story with questions: Weekly Reading Books Prepare for an entire week at once! First, I circulate the classroom to assess student engagement, then I work with a group of low level readers to encourage collaboration and a deeper understanding of the text. To grow their thinking, students need to listen to other student's thoughts, so I take two 2 minutes for students to share their answers to the class.
Naturally, Hugo must decide how to help the American spy. Many historians believe that the crew of the Hindenburg was taking notes and pictures of the land for use by the German military when the Nazis decided it was time to take over Europe. Eleven-year old Hugo holds his little sister Gertie in his arms as they wait to board the Hindenburg. They planned to build a fleet of airships that would transport people and cargo across the ocean to the Americas. Riding the Hindenburg is the quickest way to travel in 1937. . .
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