Short excerpt from America’s Library article:
A Local Legacy
Would you like to go spelunking? Do you know what it is? Spelunking is the exploration of caves as a hobby, including measuring and mapping caves and reporting on the plants or other things that grow in them.
I. Vocabulary words from this article :
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II. Pre-Reading Questions
Can you guess what “spelunking” is?
Why do you think people like to do this kind of activity?
IV. Post-Reading Questions
What are stalagmites?
What are stalactites?
Who described DeSoto caverns as “magnificent”?
What were DeSoto caverns used for during the Civil War?