Y6 Reading challenge (Autumn 1)

This half term you will experience the life of an adventurer when trekking mountains in the Peak District as part of your Geography learning. Therefore this challenge will be right up your valley – see what I did there? ;)

Below are several links all about a man, a man who broke world records at the age of 23, a man who has the skills to survive nearly anywhere in this world….you all know him by the name of ‘Bear Grylls’.


Silver challenge: Create a non-chronological report about Bear Grylls.
Who is Bear Grylls?
What did Bear Grylls achieve at the age of 23?
List three awards Bear Grylls has achieved.
Which other words have been used in the texts which mean the same as ‘Expedition’

Gold challenge: Create a mini book about Bear Grylls.
This must include an introduction, a biography and a glossary of news words. As well as this challenge yourself by including a timeline of his achievements and illustrations relevant to your writing.

Please state when you have completed your challenge in the comment box below.
(Bring all work into school)

21 thoughts on “Y6 Reading challenge (Autumn 1)

  1. Bears Grylls is British adventurer, writer, television presenter and a businessman He is also involved in a number of wilderness survival television series in the UK and US, such as Running Wild with Bear Grylls and The Island with Bear Grylls.

    He achieved climbing Mount Everest and it was his childhood dream to climb it
    *He climbed Mount Everest
    *He drank his own urine to survive
    *he crawled into a dead camel
    Synonyms for expeditions
    Voyage journey adventure

  2. Edward Grylls, also known as Bear Grylls, (born 7 June 1974) is a British adventurer. He has been the Chief Scout since 2009. Did you know? That Bear Grylls climbed the highest mountain in the world (Mount Everest) at aged 23 and he also broke the record for the youngest British person to climb the mountain. Grylls has been in many television programmes. Bear Grylls grew up in Donaghadee, County Down and Bembridge, Isle of Wight. He was educated at Eton College, University of London. In 2004, he was awarded the honorary rank of lieutenant commander in the Royal Naval Reserve and in 2013 he was awarded the rank of lieutenant colonel in the Royal Marines Reserve.

  3. Bear grylls was born in 1974, his name was Edward grylls.
    Only at 23 years old he got his dream to clim Mount Everest.
    Bear Grylls is a British adventurer, writer, television presenter and he even has his own business.
    Now at 47 he is worth 2500000$.

  4. Silver
    Bear gryl sister gave him the name bear at 1 week old, he also could’ve been named and bear gryl was born in 1974 when he became 23 years old he got his dream to clim Mount Everest in nepel

  5. Bear grylls was born in 1974, his name was Edward grylls, but his sister gave him the name bear at 1 week old, he also could’ve been named this for the fact that they wanted him to be an adventurer, and bears are mostly found in types of land most visited.

  6. Silver
    Bear Grylls is a British adventurer writer and a televised presenter who was born in 1974.
    At 23 years old Bear Grylls achieved his dream by climbing the Mount Everest in Nepal and 1998.
    3 awards Bear Grylls has achieved are the honorary rank,the Guinness record .

  7. sliver challenge .
    Adverd bear grills is a British adventure and is on the tv .
    he achieve climbing the biggest mountain called mount Everest .
    and he do oachshooting . \\

  8. Silver challenge
    Bear Grylls also known as Edward Michael is a British adventurer, writer, television presenter and business man .
    In 1997 bear grylls climbed mount ama sanlam.
    In 2004 bear grylls was awarded lieutenant commander in the royal naval reserve
    Expedition means a group of people on a journey with a purpose

  9. Silver
    Edward Michael “Bear” Grylls is a British adventurer, writer, television presenter and busines man .
    On 16 May 1998 bear Grylls achieved his childhood dream of climbing Mount Everest .
    another word used for expedition is journey and travell

  10. An early role in the military as a Territorial Army Reservist for the SAS would give way to even greater things when, at the age of just 23, he became one of the youngest climbers ever to conquer Mount Everest.

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