My first summer in the sier

My First Summer in the Sierra

Famed conservationist John Muir traveled through the Sierra  Nevada Mountains in 1869. He was with shepherds and a flock of sheep going to summer pasture. He recorded his experiences through this untouched wilderness, and published it as a book in 1911. The first chapters of the book are included in this reading set.

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(5) Passages included in this Reading Set:

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Through the Foothills with a Flock of Sheep

by John Muir from My First Summer in the Sierra

Chapter I passage: John Muir was founder of the Sier...

2/5 Passages in this Set

In Camp on the North Fork of the Merced

by John Muir from My First Summer in the Sierra

Chapter II passage: John Muir, founder of the Sierra...

866 Words, 9th-12th Grades, Context Clues, Figurative Language, Main / Central Idea
3/5 Passages in this Set

A Bread Famine

by John Muir from My First Summer in the Sierra

Chapter III passage: Founder of the Sierra Club, not...

393 Words, 9th-12th Grades, Context Clues, Figurative Language, Summary
4/5 Passages in this Set

To the High Mountains

by John Muir from My First Summer in the Sierra

Chapter IV passage: John Muir, famed naturalist and ...

853 Words, 9th-12th Grades, Figurative Language, Summary
5/5 Passages in this Set

The Yosemite

by John Muir from My First Summer in the Sierra

Chapter V passage: After arriving in California in 1...

925 Words, 9th-12th Grades, Context Clues, Figurative Language, Summary