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For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Learners 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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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 lesson plan. Using research about the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, seventh graders compare and contrast the depiction in the movie Iron Will. The lesson plan lasts for...
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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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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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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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Everybody Is a Winner in the Iditarod

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students 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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Where's the Boss? -- A Scripted Play About the Iditarod

For Teachers K - 8th
Students 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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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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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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The Iditarod: The Last Great Race

For Teachers K
Students investigate the Iditarod. In this last great race lesson plan, students explore and research the Iditarod race which takes place in Alaska.  Students explore a variety of websites and images to gather background information. A...
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The Iditarod Adventure

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students use the internet to follow the Alaskan Iditarod race as well as perform research. This project-based activity will result in students creating many desktop publishing documents.
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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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The Iditarod: Sharing the Last Great Race on Earth

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Captivate students and extend on learning through an exploration of the Iditarod.
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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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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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The Iditarod: A Novel Study of Woodsong by Gary Paulsen

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers 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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Iditarod: March 7th

For Students 4th - 5th
In this writing prompt worksheet, students learn that March 7th is the start of the Iditarod race in Alaska. Students use classroom resources to learn five facts about the race and then summarize the information.
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Iditarod Slide Show

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders read The True Story of Balto, research Alaskan Iditarod, select factual information, and prepare presentation on the computer to present to their classmates.
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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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Recreate the Race

For Teachers 2nd - 7th
Students research and find the route of the Alaskan dog sled race.In this Iditarod race lesson students find the checkpoints for the Iditarod on a map. Students research information in pairs about each one of the checkpoints. Students...
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History of the Iditarod

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Learners read a book about the Iditarod and write their reactions to the story. In this Iditarod lesson plan, students read the book The Great Serum Race and read their reactions to one another.
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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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Communicating with Mushers and Zuma: Letter Writing Skills

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students write a friendly letter. In this communication instructional activity, 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...

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