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Directions

  1. Watch this video about climbing Mt. Everest

  2. Now, read the following article.
    http://teacher.scholastic.com/activities/hillary/climb/climb06.htm

  3. Read the interview with Hillary
    http://teacher.scholastic.com/activities/hillary/hilltran.htm

  4. Make out a sheet of notebook paper. Write your name, date, and grade on the first three lines.

  5. On your paper create your own interview. Use the interview format from Hillary’s interview. Imagine you are the interviewer and you are about to climb Mt. Everest for the first time. What type of questions would you need to ask to know how to successfully climb the mountain?

  6. Create 10 interview questions. Write them down.

  7. Partner with another friend who is doing this project or have a family member help you. Have them be the interviewee. Your partner must research appropriate logical answers to your questions utilizing true facts.

Map

Map and Journal

Directions

  1. Read the following article:
    http://teacher.scholastic.com/activities/hillary/climb/climb06.htm

  2. Now look at the map on the right.

  3. Take out another sheet of notebook paper. Write your name, date, and grade on the first three lines.

  4. Imagine you are hiking through the mountains. Recreate the map.

  5. Write short journal entries on index cards explaining the trials and successes that you encounter along your imaginary hike through the mountains. There should be at least 7 journal entries.

  6. Then paste the index cards onto the map.
Don’t forget to place this completed activity/product into the pocket of your white Journey into Reading envelope.

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