Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Writing, Reading, Viewing
Photo By: Mahatma4711 April 2006 CC

Open your Writer's Notebook
Quick Write: Look at the image on this post. Where do you think these people are? What are they doing? What are the risks and rewards of their experience?

Read the article "Sherpas Leave Everest; Some Expeditions Nix Climbs : NPR"
Answer the embedded questions in the article.

We will be watching a documentary about climbing Mt. Everest.
You will take some notes in your writer's notebook as you watch the film.

1. Summarize the film.
2. What are some debatable questions that the film poses?
3. What are some of the risks associated with climbing Mt. Everest?
4. What are some of the rewards associated with climbing Mt. Everest?
5. Do you think the rewards outweigh the risks? Why/why not?

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