You are a reporter for your local paper. Your editor has just given you an assignment to cover an attempt by two brothers in Kitty Hawk to fly a homemade craft through the air. Use this guide and Web links to do your research.

Follow the simple steps outlined below to write and print out your story.

Breaking News Topic

Your Editor: OK, kid, I just found out two brothers are about to try and fly some contraption they built. I want to know who they are, how old they are, and what the heck this contraption is. Also, I want this newspaper to be the first one out there with the news if this thing gets off the ground. And once it's in the air, are they going to be able to control it? They say they can.

Get out to Kitty Hawk now and see what you can find out. You have to file your story this afternoon, so make it snappy!


Before starting your story, write a headline and enter your byline. The headline should make someone who bought your newspaper want to read this story. The headline should be short and to the point. Here you are writing about the Wright Brothers. What did they do? That's you headline!

Your Headline:
First name only:

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