Zeezok Publishing's Z-Guide to The Spirit of St. Louis is a great way to incorporate media into your study of Charles Lindbergh and the invention of flight.
Charles Augustus Lindbergh is just an ordinary air mail pilot but his vision for the future of flight propels him into a perilous adventure that will change the world; a nonstop flight from New York to Paris. The challenge for the Orteig Prize has already claimed several lives but Lindbergh believes his flight will be different and he is willing to die trying. What he may not have known is that along with testing the limits of aviation he will be testing the limits of his own physical and mental capacity. Follow this courageous pilot on the epic 33 hour flight that takes Lindbergh from relative obscurity to worldwide fame.
This Z-Guide contains a topic overview a movie synopsis and ten learning activities based on this exciting film. Learn more about the life of Charles Lindbergh the history of aviation and the Orteig Prize. Design new innovations for modern flight and investigate how planes fly. Evaluate your own beliefs with the Worldview Activity probe the directors mind with The Filmmakers Art activity and get the entire family involved with the For Family Discussion section at the end of the guide. Choose those activities which best fit your students course objectives areas of interest or time schedule. Come fly with us on a new adventure!
Contains a printable pdf file of the complete study guide. It does not include the movie. This file is licensed to the original purchaser and is not to be resold. Permission is not granted for district-wide school-wide system-wide classroom or co-op use. (Movie sold separately.)
This Z-Guide is based on the movie The Spirit of St. Louis (1957). You can view a trailer for the movie below.