Comprehension Questions

  1. True or false? Plants and trees tend to be shorter or smaller as you move up a mountain.
  2. Animals living on mountains tend to be smaller or shorter because ________.
    there is not a lot of food to eat
  3. True or false? Climbing mountains is like walking around the mall.
  4. Which of the following would a climber not need for an overnight climb up a mountain?
  5. True or false? An avalanche moves so slowly that most people can outrun one.
  6. What are some things that can trigger an avalanche?
    • A weak layer of snow
    • An earthquake
    • People skiing off trail

Download: SummerReads-E-Mountains

Audio files

Mountains: Introduction

Mountains: Higher and Higher

Mountains: Climbing Mountains

Mountains: Avalanche