This Black Swallow of Death French reading will teach your students about the African-American pilot who became a hero in both world wars. It is suitable for novice-high/intermediate-low students with teacher guidance and higher level students to work independently. If you teach AP French, this reading can be useful in giving your students practice reading non-fiction articles for the interpretive section of the test. The reading can lead to discussion or writing activities to include the other two modes of communication.
Learn about the amazing life of American-born hero Eugune Bullard in this non-fiction reading for French learners. From humble beginnings, he made his way to France where he learned to fly. Despite being seriously injured, he returned to serve again in the second world war. Yet he was not appreciated in his native country until after his death.
The Black Swallow of Death French reading item includes:
- 3-page article in French about the Eugene Bullard
- 11 short-answer comprehension questions in English
- 11 short-answer comprehension questions in French
- Answer key
- Resources page with links to videos and website
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