I. As the plane swooped by, something inside her awakened. As a 10 year-old, having no interest in airplanes or flying whatsoever, a 10 minute plane ride changed her life and perspective on flying forever. Pilot Frank Hawks gave Amelia Earhart this ride, on December 28, 1920. Amelia Earhart is one of the most known pilots today. She broke 15 records, 6 being for men, because of this, to this day, we salute Earhart and her determination.
If you keep listening you’ll learn more about her and her journey into aviator history. (Startling statement, story, motivator) (Body)
A. Explain who she was B. High School and college life
On her way to fame
A. Decided she wanted to become pilot B. 10 minute plane ride/cost C. Became famous because of gender; many calls & offers to break records D. Goals, records & ambition
A. 1st of any gender B. Attempted tries C. Crashed and last heard of D. Disappearance theories (Conclusion) As interesting as these disappearances are, her life is just as interesting. Amelia Earhart was an independent woman. After never being able to really rely on her parents and having to raise her sister on her own she never counted on anyone but herself. She always wanted to help people and show the world that men are not the only ones that can make a change in history. In Amelia Earhart’s own words “I want to do it because I want to do it.
Women must try to do things as men have tried. When they fail, their failure must be but a challenge to others. ” If woman strive to do anything, they should strive to be an example of Amelia. (call to action, quote, emotional statement)
- http://www. ameliaearhart. com/about/bio2. html
- http://news. blogs. cnn. com/2012/08/19/75-years-later-the-mystery-of-amelia-earhart-solved/
- http://abcnews. go. com/US/researchers-found-amelia-earharts-plane-debris/story? id=17034766