Monday, February 11, 2013

Amelia, Continued

5th graders, now that we've gotten to know Amelia Earhart a little bit better, please choose a quotation from her webpage that is meaningful to you.  What do her words mean?  Why do they speak to you in particular?

Her quotations are HERE.


15 comments:

  1. "Adventure is worthwhile in itself."

    I chose this because I love adventures

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  2. Women must try to do things as men have tried. When they fail, their failure must be but a challenge to others." This is meaningful to me because it proves that women are just as good as men

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  3. "Better do a good deed near at home than go far away to burn incense."

    They speak to me because there are some things in life that you need to do that are good and if you run away from it it will come back to bite you.

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  4. "After midnight the moon set and I was alone with the stars. I have often said that the lure of flying is the lure of beauty, and I need no other flight to convince me that the reason flyers fly, whether they know it or not, is the esthetic appeal of flying."

    I like this one because it describes what the sky looks like.

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  5. "Flying may not be all plain sailing, but the fun of it is worth the price.


    I like this quote because to me it's true.

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  6. "Women must try to do things as men have tried. When they fail, their failure must be but a challenge to others."

    this is a grate saying because it failure is not a bad thing we learn by the things we fail on.

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  7. "The most effective way to do it, is to do it."

    This quote is meaningful to me because I like the way it sounds. Her words mean, just go for what you want in life.

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  8. The field was wet, the lane was wet and the spirits of my mechanic and helper were damp. i like it because i like it.

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  9. "Never interrupt someone doing something you said couldn't be done." I chose this one because if you see somebody doing something you said couldn't be done, it would never be done.

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  10. "The most effective way to do it, is to do it".
    I just love this quote because it tells you to not be scared or live in a small little bubble. It reminds me of when I was playing basketball.

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  11. "After midnight the moon set and I was alone with the stars. I have often said that the lure of flying is the lure of beauty, and I need no other flight to convince me that the reason flyers fly, whether they know it or not, is the esthetic appeal of flying."

    I like this quote because it says she really loves flying and it is what she wants to do for her whole life. That is what I think.

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  12. "...decide...whether or not the goal is worth the risks involved. If it is, stop worrying...."
    It is good because you can do enything

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  13. "Adventure is worthwhile in itself."

    This quote is meaningful to me because it says adventure has a meaning.

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  14. "Flying may not be all plain sailing, but the fun of it is worth the price."


    It just speaks to me okay

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  15. "Preparation, I have often said, is rightly two-thirds of any venture." I like this quote because you are preparing something and you have finished 2/3 of it. preparing something ahead of time came make things easier.

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