High Adventure Sophie Schweinert Reading 1st hr. Oral book report Mr.. Zastrow
Card # 1 • High Adventure • Sir Edmund Hillary • Biography • 241 pg.
Card # 2 • Sir Edmund Hillary’s journey to Everest. • 1951 expedition • led to the discovery of the southern route to Everest • Even through all of the dangers Edmund goes to Everest with Tenzing Norgay and Mountaineer Eric Shipton
Card #3 • Sir Edmund Hillary first hears about Eric Shipton with his partner Riddiford • Climbs numerous mountain Nangpa La, Nup La • Traveling to get to Nuptse to meet Shipton • Crosses many rivers
Card #4 • Gets stuck in a whirlpool while trying to cross a river • Climbs the Khumbu icefall • Starts their way to the base of Everest • Crosses many crevasses • Many Blizzards happen • Edmund, Riddiford, Shipton, Lowe, and Sherpas get to the bottom of Everest
Card #5 • While on Everest start running low on oxygen • John Hunt asked the group to accompany his group on a journey to Everest • They make it to Everest- Edmund and Tenzing Norgay • Edmund almost dies on a crevasse and “Hillary’s Horror” was established.
Card #6 • True Adventure Card • My book is a true adventure because it tells real stories and adventures about climbing mountains and the journey to mt. Everest • One fact they have a journey to Everest • Go over many crevasses and glaciers • They climb Nup la and Nangpa La
Card #7 • Personality Trait # 1 • Sir Edmund Hillary is spirited He shows this when he wants to keep climbing Everest even though low on oxygen. Also when he almost died he kept on climbing. • Personality Trait # 2 • Sir Edmund Hillary is Adventurous He shows this because he likes climbing mountains. Also when she goes all over the world to climb mountains • Personality Trait # 3 • Sir Edmund Hillary is helpful He is helpful when he has to help all of his sherpas to the top of Everest Also when he helps pitch the tents in the camps.
Card 8 • I learned that to go to Everest you have to go through many training camps. To climb Everest you have to use crampons, rope(lots of ropes), and an ice axe. Now a days many people climb Everest like a piece of cake. Back then it was a lot harder.
Card 9 • Author’s Purpose • I think the Author wanted to write this book because he wanted to tell about all of his adventures to Everest. He wrote about this because most people die on Everest and never get to see Everest so he wants to tell about his journey to Everest.
Card # 10 • I really liked this book because I like adventure books the best. I was really glad that no body died trying to get to Everest. I would recommend this book to those who like Everest and adventure books.