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
1. What is the Latin word for terraced?
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
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.
Archeologists have ago.curiosity about people who lived long ago.
They had to cut their way through jungles with thickets full of dangerous animals.
They had to cut their way through jungles with of dangerous animalsthickets full of dangerous animals.
Professor Bingham discovered the lost ruins of Machu Picchu. of dangerous animals
Professor Bingham discovered the lost of dangerous animalsruins of Machu Picchu.
The terraced fields on the side of the mountain were for growing crops.
The growing crops.terraced fields on the side of the mountain were for growing crops.
Granite river. cliffs rose thousands of feet above the river.
The farmers cut terraces on steep hillsides to create flat places to farm.
The farmers cut places to farm.terraces on steep hillsides to create flat places to farm.
A farmer’s home was usually a one-room adobe hut. places to farm.
A farmer’s home was usually a one-room places to farm.adobe hut.
They had to cross mountain rivers that fall in a raging torrent.
Nights in the a raging highlands were very cold.
This Week’s Word Wall Words a raging
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.