Quest for the Yukon Sled Dog Race: Activities and Resources

Quest for the Yukon Sled Dog Race: Activities and Resources
Quest for the Yukon Sled Dog Race: Activities and Resources
Quest for the Yukon Sled Dog Race: Activities and Resources
Quest for the Yukon Sled Dog Race: Activities and Resources
Quest for the Yukon Sled Dog Race: Activities and Resources
Quest for the Yukon Sled Dog Race: Activities and Resources
Quest for the Yukon Sled Dog Race: Activities and Resources
Quest for the Yukon Sled Dog Race: Activities and Resources
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Updated for 2019! Engage your students in activities that will teach them about The Yukon Quest sled dog race. Track teams as they run, learn about the geography, write, read, and research about the topic, use timelines, measuring, and so much more! 60+ pages of helpful lesson plans and materials.

The Yukon Quest is a long distance, international sled dog race that takes place every February. Teams race between Fairbanks, Alaska, USA, and Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada. This resource will engage your students in multiple activities and studies that revolve around this amazing race. Within this resource, you'll find:

Teaching Suggestions

A Letter to Families

A Map of the Trail as well as a Map of The Norwest portion of the Arctic Circle including Canada, Alaska, Iceland, and Greenland

A Cover Page for a 2019 Student Folder

An Original Text about the History of Sled Dogs and The Yukon Quest

Ideas for Close Reading Protocols

Internet Research Opportunities for Sled Dogs and Vocabulary

Documents to Track a Musher during the Race

Documents to Track the Weather of Fairbanks and Whitehorse and your Hometown.

Diagrams of a husky, sled dog team, dog harness parts, and sled

Writing Prompts

Mushing Similes Writing

Punctuation Practice

Creating a Trail Mix Recipe

Timelines Craft-ivity

Brochure and/or Interactive Notebook Pages

and Answer Keys

If you like this, you might also be interested in my Sled Dog Fluency Games, my SMART Board Iditarod Resource, my resources for an Iditarod Unit for Intermediate Grades, and Iditarod Unit for Primary Grades, or even my Sled Dog Tri-Folds.

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