Sully’s Heroic Flight
This Informational Text Comprehension worksheet transports students to the heart-stopping moment of US Airways Flight 1549’s miraculous landing on the Hudson River.
Through the provided informational text, students will explore the events leading up to the emergency landing, the heroism of Captain Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger, and the remarkable survival of all onboard.
The worksheet commences by instructing students to read the informational text attentively, emphasizing the importance of comprehending the incredible details of Flight 1549’s landing. The text covers various aspects, including the bird strike, the pilot’s decision-making process, and the rescue efforts.
Following their reading, students will engage in comprehension questions designed to test their understanding of the text. These questions prompt students to recall and reflect on the information presented, fostering critical thinking and knowledge retention.
This exercise not only enhances reading comprehension skills but also introduces students to a moment of aviation history, inspiring them with a tale of courage and resilience in the face of adversity.