Peak by Roland Smith Introductory PowerPoint Presentation. This book is about a boy who climbs Mt. Everest. The PowerPoint presentation introduces students to the novel Peak by Roland Smith. Information about the author of the book, an overview of the plot, a list of main characters, slides on setting (the Woolworth building, Bangkok, Everest and base camp), themes, and a few important vocabulary words to get started. The last slide has students make a prediction about the book and gets them ready to READ! Just updated with new slides...a total of 34 slides! Includes information on climbing Mt. Everest, specialized equipment needed, dangers and expenses, routes to the top with links to video, and a short history of climbing Mt. Everest, including the youngest person to make the summit in 2010.
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