LOST CITY The Discovery of Machu Picchu. Compiled by: Terry Sams PES. By Ted Lewin. Study Skills. Genre: Narrative Nonfiction Comprehension Skill: Compare Contrast Comprehension Strategy: Visualize Comprehension Review Skill: Sequence
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By Ted Lewin
Professor Hiram Bingham goes on a journey to Peru to find the lost city of Machu Picchu. With the help of a farmer named Arteaga and a Quechua boy, Bingham finds something unexpected -- the beautiful city of Machu Picchu sitting among the clouds.
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Narrative nonfiction can tell the story of a real event such as the discovery of a lost city. The details of the event are presented in sequence so that readers can understand the cause-and-effect relationships.
3. Rome was a huge empire.
2. They both produced great poets and artists.
4. Rome had more advanced building methods
terra – it has to do with land
2. How does the root in glorious…
it means “praise”
3. What do you think terrain means?...
refers to ground you walk on – “land”
4. It does not make sense . . .
it refers to something worth of praise
5.Write a sentence. . .
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This mountain is taller and more beautiful than that one.
It was the highest and most amazing city he had ever seen.
Machu Picchu (Title)
I. In the Past (Main Idea)
A. The Inca People (Subtopic)
B. The End of the Inca
C. The Legacy
1. Architecture (details)
II. Modern History
A. Rediscovery 1911
How is visiting Machu Picchu today different from the trip Hiram Bingham made?
a violent, rushing stream of water
bushes or small trees growing close together
an eager desire to know or learn
formed into a flat, level land with steep sides; terraces are often made in hilly areas to create more space for farming
what is left after a building, wall, etc., has fallen to pieces
a very hard gray or pink rock that is formed when lava cools slowly underground
dared to come or go (to a new or unknown place)
covered with rough edges; rough and uneven
built with bricks made from clay baked in the sun
related to a region that is higher and hillier than the neighboring countryside
flat raised levelsof land with straight or sloping sides. Terraces are often made one above the other in hilly areas to create more space for raising crops.
They had to cross mountain rivers that fall in a raging torrent.
Let’s review our Spelling words. Watch carefully because they will flash on the screen for just a moment. We can clap as we spell the word, or we might just practice reading the words.