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Who Was Junko Tabei?

Who Was Junko Tabei?

Introduce young learners to Junko Tabei, the first woman to climb Mount Everest and all of the Seven Summits, with this Who Was Junko Tabei? worksheet. Children read a biography of Tabei's fascinating life, from the field trip at age 10 that sparked her interest in mountaineering to her groundbreaking climbs around the world that eventually led her to study environmental science to help protect the world's peaks. A series of questions and tables invite children to reflect on and analyze what they have read. Designed for a fourth and fifth grade literacy curriculum, Who Was Junko Tabei? supports children as they learn to make inferences with evidence and summarize nonfiction texts.

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