2Genre – Historical Fiction Historical fiction is set in the past. The characters may be based on real people who lived at that time.Eleanor RooseveltAmelia Earhart
3Vocabulary Strategy –Context Clues Sometimes you can use context clues – the words and sentences around an unknown word – to help you figure out the meaning of the word.
4Comprehension Skill - Sequence Sequence means the order in which things happen.Look for clue words that signal sequence, such as first, next, then, and last.Pay attention to dates and times the author gives youNotice that some events happen simultaneously, or at the same time.
5Comprehension Strategy – Story Structure Good readers use the structure of an article or a story to help them understand what they are reading.Making a time line of what you are reading is a good strategy to help you understand.Study any illustrations to help you understand the sequence of the story.
6Aviator Brisk Cockpit Daring Elegant Outspoken Solo VocabularyAviator Brisk Cockpit Daring Elegant Outspoken Solo
14Amelia flew and Eleanor drove because it -- Was the practical thing to doMade them seem more daringMade them feel independent
15Before Amelia attended the dinner at the White House, she - Taught Eleanor to flyFlew over the Atlantic OceanBought a new car for the President
16The author probably wrote this story to -- To explain how to fly a twin-motor airplane at nightTo describe the lifestyle of the President and his wifeTell about a friendship between two famous women
17From information in the story, you can conclude that Amelia and Eleanor -- Already knew each other before the dinner partyHad only read about each other in the newspaperWere childhood friends that had grew up together
18What can you tell about Eleanor from her decision to fly to Baltimore? She loved flying more than anything else.She conquered her fear of flying.She trusted Amelia’s skills as a pilot.
19Why did a reporter ask Eleanor if she had felt safe during the flight? It was unusual for a woman to be pilotShe had never been on an airplane beforeNo one had ever flown at night before
20The job the Secret Service men had was to -- To prepare the meal for the partyTo answer questions from reportersTo make sure Eleanor was safe
21Why did Amelia and Eleanor go for a car ride before dessert? Amelia had never been in a fast car in her lifeThey wanted to compare a plane ride and a car ride immediatelyThe dinner’s main course was finished, but the dessert hadn’t been made yet
22When Amelia and Eleanor returned from their flight, the reporters were waiting because they knew the women had --Done something unusualManaged to avoid them earlierCrash landed the airplane
23Why did Amelia turn off the lights in the plane? She did not want the lights to interfere with the view of the night sky and the ground below.
24In what way were Amelia and Eleanor alike that made them different from most other women during this time period?They liked to do things that most other women thought were too dangerous.
25Which two events in the story were the most exciting for Amelia and Eleanor? The two most exciting events were the plane ride and the car ride.