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Mountains Day 2. Students need: Textbook, practice book, pencil. Turn to page 68 in your practice book. Fill in the graphic organizer as we read the story. As we read pages 318-319, listen for w hat causes the peaks of many tall m ountains to be covered with snow.

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Mountains day 2

MountainsDay 2

Students need:

Textbook, practice book, pencil

As we read pages 318-319, listen for

what causes the peaks of many tall

mountains to be covered with snow.

Page through the selection,

“Mountains” and look at the

photographs and maps, and

read the headings.

Think about what you think you

will learn from this selection.

What kinds of changes do mountains

go through over time?

What information does the author

give about the Himalayan Mountains?

How do you know that the author

used a cause-and-effect text structure?

What does the map show?

How are Iceland and Surtsey related

to the Mid-Atlantic ridge?

What kind of graphic organizer

would you use to show how

folded mountains are similar to

and different from fault-block


Use a Venn Diagram to show how

two things are similar and different.






Do you think that you would be likely

to find fossils in a volcanic mountain?

Why aren’t the Hawaiian Islands

considered the tallest mountains on


What new concept does the author

introduce on page 326? What text

feature tells you this?

Which words and phrases give you clues

to the meaning of the word erosion?

Compare and contrast the ways

water and sand erode mountains.

What is one way that mountains

affect weather and climate?

What is the main idea of the final

paragraph on page 329?