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Grade 6
Unit 5: Problem Solving
Escape from the Ice
1914-1917: Shackleton’s Trans Antarctic Expedition

Learn more about Ernest Shackleton’s heroic adventures! Read this account of his Antarctic expedition.
  • Read the first three paragraphs and look at the pictures.

  • Do you think it makes sense that the ship was named Endurance? Why or why not?

  • Scroll down and read the last paragraph. How many Antarctic expeditions did Shackleton make in his lifetime?