Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Behind the Lindbergh Legend - Snag Learning Film of the Week

This week's Snag Learning Film of the Week is Across the Atlantic: Behind the Lindbergh Legend. This National Geographic produced film uses a mixture of archival footage and reenactments to tell the story of Charles Lindbergh and his first flight across the Atlantic Ocean. The film and accompanying discussion questions can be found here.
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This film not only tells the story of Lindbergh but also provides some good material for learning about the larger context of life in the 1920's.