Search form

Every-Day Edit: Harry Houdini

 

Click for a PDF printable version of this Every-Day Edit activity.

 

Click for our archive of Every-Day Edit activities from previous weeks.

 

Click for Ideas for Using Every-Day Edit in the classroom.

 

Activity Key:

Uncorrected Text:

One of the worlds most famous magishuns and escape artists was Harry Houdini. He was born Erich Weiss in Budapest, Hungry, on March 24, 1874. In 1878, his family moved to the United States. It was their, in 1883, that he put on his first magic show. He was nine years old and called himself the Prince of the Air.” Seven years later, he changed his name to Harry Houdini and became an professional magician. He was most famous for escaping from handcuffs and locked trunk. Once a blacksmith in England spent five years creating a pair of unescapable handcuffs and asked Houdini to try them. He was able to brake free from them in an our. Houdini was a master magician

Answer Key:

One of the worlds most famous magicians and escape artists was Harry Houdini. He was born Erich Weiss in Budapest, Hungary, on March 24, 1874. In 1878, his family moved to the United States. It was there, in 1883, that he put on his first magic show. He was nine years old and called himself the Prince of the Air.” Seven years later, he changed his name to Harry Houdini and became a professional magician. He was most famous for escaping from handcuffs and locked trunks. Once a blacksmith in England spent five years creating a pair of inescapable handcuffs and asked Houdini to try them. He was able to break free from them in an hour. Houdini was a master magician!

 

Copyright © 2015 Education World