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Robert Falcon Scott's Diary


Today we would like you to write one of the final diary entries of Robert Falcon Scott. This entry will mainly focus on when he arrived at the South Pole and found that Roald Amundsen had beaten him to the South Pole. 


Things to write about in your entry: 

  • Describe arriving at the South Pole. 
  • How you found Roald Amundsen's flag and how you felt about him beating you. 
  • How do you feel about being in second place. 
  • What do you do while at the South Pole? 
  • How are you going to get home?
  • How long do you spend there? 
  • Describe getting ready to return home. What will you do? How do you prepare for the journey? 


Once you have finished, draw a picture of Robert and his team reaching the South Pole and finding that Amundsen had beaten them!