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English Language Arts: Big Dreams and Blue Skies

Based on the animated story “Big Dreams and Blue Skies” from the PBS KIDS series MOLLY OF DENALI™, this lesson helps students read informational/explanatory text, select important pieces of information, and create a presentation to share with an audience. (Move the cursor over the video progress bar to locate “Big Dreams and Blue Skies” at 01:00.) In the video, Molly learns about Ellen Paneok, an Alaska Native pilot who inspired Molly’s mom to follow the same path.

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