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Andes People Directions

  1. Using the website below research about farming and agriculture. You will have to scroll down to the second paragraph.
    http://www.virtualexplorers.org/ard/people/andes.htm

  2. Take out a sheet of notebook paper. Write your name, date, and grade on the first three lines. Title your paper South America: Mt. Aconcagua. Skip a line and write #1.

  3. Next to #1, write down the different crops that are grown in South America.

  4. Continue reading the same webpage.

  5. Skip a line on your paper and write #2. Write a paragraph about the buildings located in the Andes.

Climbing Information

  1. Research what climbers do on this mountain range through the website below.  Look at what time of year is the best time to climb.

    https://www.explore-share.com/blog/everything-climb-mount-aconcagua/

  2. Turn your paper over.

  3. Create a drawing or an essay about what life is like on these mountains.  You can describe what you think a climb would be like or what life would be like if you lived in the Andes mountains year round.
Don’t forget to place this completed activity/product into the pocket of your white Journey into Reading envelope.

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