Supersonic skydiver

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By Brenda Williams

Read a thrilling poem and explore literacy activities about a skydiving daredevil.

Skydiver

Previous Learning
Experience of listening to poems: discussing reactions and sharing views.

Group discussions

The poem on the Poster , ‘Supersonic Skydiver’, was inspired by the recent, amazing record-breaking jump from 25 miles up, by Felix Baumgartner, an experienced sky-diver. It took him two and half hours to reach this height, lifted in a capsule by a giant helium filled balloon, and only nine minutes to plummet to earth, first in freefall, before pulling his parachute at around five miles up, for a safe landing. He later admitted to being terrified!

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