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