Mount Fuji and Mount Rainier have oral and written traditions that chronicle their local geologic events. As these stories are read, students interpret and illustrate their similarities and differences. Students should note key vocabulary words, facts, figures, and events to outline the volcanic processes from the past.
Identify human and volcanic activities in the past 10,000 years
Recognize the differences and similarities between the metaphors and other literary devices used to describe the mountains' events and volcanic activities
Interpret and develop parallel between the two cultural traditions