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36 resources with the concept the iditarod

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Communicating with Mushers and Zuma: Letter Writing Skills

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students write a friendly letter. In this communication lesson, students write letters to mushers. Students complete a K-W-L chart, research the Iditarod and mushers, then write a friendly letter using the steps of the writing process....
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Women of Achievement Month

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Successful women make their mark in fields from computers, journalism, labor and racing
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THE IDITAROD RACE STATIONS

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Young scholars are introduced to the Alaskan Iditarod Race and then they visit ten stations/checkpoints in the gym where they perform various physical activities based on the race.
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Alaska's Great Race Gets Faster

For Students 5th - 8th
Combine math and language arts with this cross-curricular resource. Learners read a short article about the Iditarod and respond to various questions. Some questions relate to reading comprehension, while others refer to the distances...
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Iditarod Picture Dictionary

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
Young readers use a selection of informational texts to learn about Alaska and the Iditarod in this five-day language arts lesson from Scholastic. Learners begin by creating a class idea web as they read the provided texts. After reading...
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Dogsled Adventure

For Teachers 1st - 8th
Students conduct research on dog sledding and the Iditarod dog sledding competition. They conduct research and write a report, then using a variety of craft materials design and create a dogsled musher and sled dogs to present with their...
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Iditarod

For Teachers 6th - 8th
In this Iditarod worksheet, students complete word problems about fractions, money, and more, based on the Iditarod race. Students complete 10 problems.
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The Iditarod Race Compared with the Movie, Iron Will

For Teachers 7th
Feel the freezing rush of an Alaskan sled dog race in this reading instructional activity. Using research about the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, seventh graders compare and contrast the depiction in the movie Iron Will. The...
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Where's the Boss? -- A Scripted Play About the Iditarod

For Teachers K - 8th
Young scholars utilize a Reader's Theater script and accompanying lesson plan to learn about the Iditarod race that takes place in Alaska. During the process, they also learn about teamwork and working together.
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"Checking In"

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners examine the checkpoints along the Iditarod Trail. They calculate the distances, mean and medians between each checkpoint. Using the internet, they follow along a virtual trail. They answer questions about when it would be more...
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Everybody Is a Winner in the Iditarod

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Learners read an article about the Iditarod winners. Using the document, they answer questions on a worksheet and examine the history of the race as well. They complete an activity using the internet to end the lesson.
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Iditarod Math Challenge

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
In this Iditarod worksheet, students complete word problems about the money, booties, time, and more about the Iditarod. Students complete fifteen problems.
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Hitting the Trail

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students read a short selection about the Jr. Iditarod race. They use a webquest to analyze information from the reading and answer a series of questions. The questions focus on fact-finding and making inferences.
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Iditarod Problem of the Day

For Teachers 4th - 6th
In this Iditarod worksheet, students complete word problems about the Iditarod including percents, Roman numerals, and more. Students complete 5 problems.
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The Iditarod Trail

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students research and read about the Iditarod Trail and then make a presenation showing their findings.
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Race for Knowledge: The Iditarod

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students ;earn how geography influences people and events and how environment and ecology is influenced by and influences people and events. They construct a model of a sled and learn mapping skills to follow the race on an interactive map.
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The Great Race: From Anchorage to Nome

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners study the history of the Iditarod sled dog race. They research facts related to biology, sled dogs, and geography in order to put that history in perspective.
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The Iditarod: A Novel Study of Woodsong by Gary Paulsen

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students interact with the mushers and gather actual race data during Internet research. The Iditarod usually takes place during the first three weeks in March.
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The Iditarod: The Last Great Race

For Teachers K
Students investigate the Iditarod. In this last great race instructional activity, students explore and research the Iditarod race which takes place in Alaska.  Students explore a variety of websites and images to gather background...
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The Mini-Me People Iditarod

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students participate in the "Iditarod" sled race. In this Iditarod lesson, students build their own sleds and pull their classmates to checkpoints. They use mushing terms and get timed to see how fast they go.  
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Iditarod Picture Dictionary

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students are introduced to the Iditarod and create a picture dictionary of key Iditarod terms. They review photographs of mushers and sled dogs and then draw illustrations with one-line written captions to accompany the pictures for...
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Iditarod

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders, after reading "Woodsong" by Gary Paulsen, explore/research what an Iditarod is and then create a speech about their selected musher and present their new found information to their classmates. In addition, they...
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Mush! Tracking Travelers on the Trail

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students get to know Alaska and the Iditarod route that is run by dogs as they track the mushers' progress on a map that they create specifically for the race. They learn about latitude, longitude, plotting on a map, checkpoints, and...
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The 2007 Iditarod: "Timeline"

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine the timeline of the Iditarod Race in Alaska. Creating their own timeline, they add events of importance to their lives. They must have accurate dates and able to read the timeline once it is completed. They share their...