Lesson Plan – 28th May 2012

Date:  28th May 2012

Title:  Flight

Objective: Must follow instructions

Should show Creativity and Flair

Could identify key words linked to flying


  • People have always understood that flight was possible from observing birds, but it took thousands of years to actually achieve and there were many hurdles along the way.
  • What are some examples of things that fly? Birds, planes, hot air balloons etc
  • Can you group them into different types of flight? How about grouping them into natural and man made things?


You choose: Using the materials provided, create either:

a Model of Icarus

a Model of a Hot Air Balloon


Plenary: We use the Metaphor of Flight when we talk about Freedom and Power – why do you think this is?