Bessie Coleman: Pilot

This learning block represents one week’s work. Aim to watch at least one video and choose at least one activity or project to complete. 

There are two videos to choose from about Bessie Coleman. The first one is better for younger kids, the second one will appeal to older kids.  Feel free to watch one, or both!

Biography of Bessie Coleman

Now it’s time to record what you know, and maybe do some additional research about Bessie Coleman, her life, work, inspirations, and influences.

Here is a basic biography template for you to download and fill in.

Use the videos above, the books below, and other research online or through your library to discover all of the interesting facts of Bessie Coleman’s life and pioneering in aviation.

Save your written biography of Bessie Coleman for your portfolio.


Books About Bessie Coleman

Click on a book to buy it from Amazon. Or, you can ask for them at your local library. 

Fly High! The Story of Bessie Coleman Read Aloud

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