Iditarod: Alaska's Great Sled Dog Race Reading and Writing Unit

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This revised ELA/Social Studies Thematic Unit is designed to teach students about the Iditarod Race, the Trail, Important Facts, and a Famous Musher through Reading and Writing Activities that are differentiated at the 2nd and 3rd grade levels. They will engage in various activities such as biography reading and writing, following and charting a musher on the trail, mapping the trail, comparing and contrasting the weather with their hometown, poetry writing, and informative and opinion text writing. Each activity has instructions. Common Core Standards are included in the first few pages. (B/W copies are included)

Table of Contents
Common Core Standards
Iditarod Word Wall
Picture/Facts Cards: Reading Activity
Picture/Word/Fact Cards Matching Activities
Pre-Reading Questions
Note-Taking Graphic Organizer
2nd Grade Reading Text and Comprehension Questions: “Iditarod”
3rd Grade Reading Text and Comprehension Questions: “Iditarod”
2nd Grade Biography: Iditarod Musher: Lance Mackey
3rd Grade Biography: Iditarod Musher: Lance Mackey
Character Traits Information Chart
Character Traits Writing Activity
Biography Writing Anchor Chart
Biography Writing Task Card
Biography Writing Graphic Organizers
Biography Writing Check List
Biography Writing Page
Class Biography Writing Book Cover
Musher’s Daily Log Information Chart
Map the Trail: Alaskan Map Activity
Compare and Contrast Temperature Data Log
3 Line Triangle Poem Writing Activity and Templates
Wrapping it Up: Finding the Answers
“Alaska” Cinquain
“Iditarod” Cinquain Writing Activity
Class Poetry Writing Book Cover
Informative Text Writing Information Chart and Graphic Organizers
Opinion Piece Writing Information Chart and Graphic Organizers
Writing Prompts
Class Iditarod Writing Book Cover

***Please download the Preview to see sample pages of all the materials and activities in this unit. Thank you.

***If you purchased this unit before December 6, 2015 please go to your Purchase page to download this revised packet. Thank you.
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86
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Iditarod: Alaska's Great Sled Dog Race Reading and Writing Unit
Iditarod: Alaska's Great Sled Dog Race Reading and Writing Unit
Iditarod: Alaska's Great Sled Dog Race Reading and Writing Unit
Iditarod: Alaska's Great Sled Dog Race Reading and Writing Unit
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