Included in this packet are materials and resources based on the book, "Mountains: Surviving on Mount Everest, by Michael Sandler."
Included are the following:
*10 comprehension task cards based on the story
*Graphic Organizers on summary, author's purpose, text and graphic features, and sequencing.
*4 interactive notebook pages to deepen student understanding.
There is also an interactive notebook page focusing in on multiple vocabulary words from the story.
This is a great story to use as a read aloud for your students, or if you're using a reading series in your school with this story included, this is just a great way to have your students work on some supplemental resources.
Journey to the top of the world in this exciting story of adventure and danger. Thrill-seeking readers will meet Tembe, a 16-year-old boy from Nepal who dreams of climbing to the top of Mt. Everest. Told in a compelling narrative style, Mountains: Surviving on Mt. Everest follows Tempe's amazing expedition in 2001 as he and his team braved the bitter cold, thin air, and life-threatening conditions to triumphantly plant their national flag at Everest's soaring summit. As readers follow Tembe's story, they will learn the defining characteristics and features of the world's great mountains, and discover why Mt. Everest, in particular, inspires explorers. Full-color photographs, along with a map, diagram, and timeline will further inform the young adventurer in every student.
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