Historical scientists the Montgolfier brothers

You may have heard of the Wright brothers who made and flew the first aeroplane in 1903, but two other brothers actually invented human flight more than a century earlier! A biography text for year 5 and P6, linking to the topic forces, on the Montgolfier brothers, Joseph-Michel and Jacques-Étienne.

This downloadable reading pack includes:

  • An A3 reading spread for you to print.
  • Reading comprehension question and answer sheets, differentiated using our magnifying glasses key (on the bottom right). One magnifying glass indicates easier and two means harder.
Year 5
Forces and magnets
Historical scientists the Montgolfier brothers

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