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Amelia Goudie Period 6. Greg Mortenson. born in Minnesota in 1957 served in the U.S. Army in Germany (1977-1979) climbed Pakistan’s K2, the world’s second highest mountain in the Karakoram range.

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Greg mortenson
Greg Mortenson

  • born in Minnesota in 1957

  • served in the U.S. Army in Germany (1977-1979)

  • climbed Pakistan’s K2, the world’s second highest mountain in the Karakoram range.

  • dedicated his life to promote education, especially for girls, in remote regions of Pakistan and Afghanistan.

  • established or significantly supports 131 schools in rural and often volatile regions of Pakistan and Afghanistan


David oliver relin
David Oliver Relin

Co-author of Three Cups of Tea

Date of Birth: December 27, 1957


Protagonists
protagonists

  • Greg Mortenson-humanitarian committed to reducing poverty and educating girls in Pakistan and Afghanistan

  • Haji Ali- chief elder of the village that nurses Morteson back to health

  • Jean Hoerni- a Silicon Valley pioneer who donated the money that Mortenson needed for his school


Antagonist
Antagonist

  • The Taliban

  • People all around the world not caring and helping out


Favorite character
Favorite Character

Greg Mortenson

Has dedicated his life to build schools in Afghanistan and Pakistan

Teaches the thesis that education can solve crime and murder

Doesn’t let obstacles, such as life threats, get in the way of helping others

“accidental hero”

A good man


Least favorite character
Least Favorite Character

  • The people who don’t believe in Greg’s mission because they think he is being a trater to his own country


Exposition
Exposition

  • Greg Mortenson is climbing up the K2 mountain in Tibet in honor of his sisters death


Rising action
Rising Action

  • Greg has a failed attempt of climbing the mountain and nearly dies but he is rescued by people living in a rural village in the middle of no where and is nursed back to heath

  • He learns from the people taking care of him and realizes the minimum school supplies and resources they have

  • Greg’s outlook on life is suddenly changed and he realizes what is truly important

  • He promises to build them a school


Climax
Climax

  • Greg is having troubles building his first school for the people in Korphe because he can’t raise enough money

  • He begins to feel hopeless because all the haters bring him down


Falling action
Falling Action

  • The Central Asia institute is developed

  • Greg gets over his main obstacles and finds himself on a successful path


Resolution
Resolution

  • After building the first School, Greg continues to build schools all over Pakistan and Afghanistan

  • Tens of thousands of children are able to receive a good education because of Greg’s hard work


Settings
Settings

  • Baltistan – the mountainous area that includes such places as Korphe; this is the home of the people known as the Balti

  • K2 – the mountain that Mortenson wanted to climb following the death of his sister Christa

  • Korphe – the village where Mortenson wound up after being lost for some time and where Mortenson started to see abysmal (truly poor) living conditions


Themes
Themes

  • CHARITY

  • GRATITUDE

  • MAKING A DIFFERENCE

    "The first cup of tea, you're a stranger; the second cup, a friend; and the third cup, you're family."

    I would give this book a 9 because its story has a powerful and inspirational impact


The main social issue of this book is Education in Pakistan and Afghanistan


Why is this issue a problem
Why is this issue a problem?

  • Children in rural areas of Pakistan and Afghanistan are being raised with the thought that their life is worthless

  • They grow up to become terrorist because they don’t know any better

  • Children in these countries (especially girls) are denied of their human rights

  • There is a lack of educated people in these countries because so many children grow up without a school to go to


What is being done to solve this issue
What is being done to solve this issue?

  • YouTube - Greg Mortenson Interview


Three cups of tea song
Three Cups of Tea Song

  • The Lyrics of Three Cups of Tea


Did you know
Did You Know?

  • The first two girls to be educated in the area Greg built his first schools were: The granddaughter of the village chief and the daughter of the first school’s headmaster

  • Greg is known as “Dr. Greg” in the Middle East for the basic healthcare he provides when he has time, even though he is not a doctor.

  • Greg slept in his car for months and months while he fundraised. He didn’t even own a bed when he married.


Central asia institute
Central Asia Institute

  • Directed by Greg Mortenson

  • Non profit organization founded in 1996

  • Its purpose is to promote and provide community-based education and literacy programs, especially for girls, in remote mountain regions of Central Asia

  • Today it has expanded its focus to include teacher training programs, the establishment of libraries, and

  • Institute also runs a "Pennies for Peace" program, where schoolchildren raise pennies to help fund building schools in Afghanistan and Pakistan

Gardner, Marilyn. "Stones Into Schools." Christian Science Monitor (2009): n. pag. Web. 28 Feb 2010.


Articles
Articles

  • Three Cups of Tea » Blog Archive » Stones Into Schools

  • Taliban attack boys' school in Pakistan - CNN.com

  • Norman women support education in Pakistan, Afghanistan | NewsOK.com

  • Pakistan: Taliban brainwashes kids with visions of virgins - CNN.com

  • Three Cups of Tea » Blog Archive » Key to Afghan crisis: tea and education

  • Three Cups of Tea » Blog Archive » Fighting Terrorism With Schools

  • Taliban threaten girls' education in Pakistan and Afghanistan - Student News Action Network

  • Journeys to democracy » Focus on women – Pakistan, India, Afghanistan, a docu on Swat and more Comments Feed


Broadcast
Broadcast

  • The Taliban are trying every way possible to keep girls from going to school. Young girls are being attacked, burned, beaten, and even murdered

  • YouTube - Taliban against girls education: WHY?


Local news article
Local News Article

  • Private schools popping up in Pakistan could aid struggle against extremism | Deseret News

Toosi, Nahal. "Private schools popping up in Pakistan could aid struggle against extremism." deseret news (2009): n. pag. Web. 15 Mar 2010. <http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705342952/Private-schools-popping-up-in-Pakistan-could-aid-struggle-against-extremism.html>.


Citations
Citations

  • Gardner, Marilyn. "Stones Into Schools." Christian Science Monitor (2009): n. pag. Web. 28 Feb 2010. <http://www.threecupsoftea.com/2009/12/21/csm-dec-21-09/>.

  • "Taliban attack boy's school in Pakistan." CNN World. 02 13 2010. Web. 28 Feb 2010

  • Cannon, Jane Glenn. "Norman women support education in Pakistan, Afghanistan ." NewsOk (2010): n. pag. Web. 28 Feb 2010.

  • Damon, Arwa. "Taliban brainwashes kids with visions of virgins." CNN World (2010): n. pag. Web. 28 Feb 2010.


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