The Great Dog Sled Race Nonfiction Close Reading Passage & Writing Activity

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Take students on a journey through the Iditarod with this engaging, nonfiction reading passage. Students will learn the history of the world's toughest race. Students will read how the dogs are trained to prepare for the big race, about the course itself, and the obstacles that the dogs and mushers face on the trail. Students will finish by reading about Balto, the hero dog that saved the children of Nome.

This passage features ten text dependent comprehension questions. Students will focus on cause and effect, text structure, vocabulary, main idea, nonfiction text features, character traits, and making inferences. An answer key is included.

Students will have the opportunity to write a paragraph to persuade visitors to travel to Alaska to watch the Iditarod race. A grading rubric is included.

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11
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Teaching Duration
3 hours

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