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Learn about the Iditarod
What makes these dogs different from other dogs...
Their will to run.
Martin Buser4 Time Iditarod Champion"Happy Trails Kennels"
The Iditarod"The Last Great Race on Earth"
Mush on and join me while we learn about the Iditarod...
Click here to see the land Gary Paulsen loves... we'll be reading his book, WoodSong, as we study the Iditarod.
Citations:All images taken by Allison Butler (me) August 2011Discovery Ed Video from Reading Rainbow: Snowy Day: Stories and PoemsLinks to:*www.iditarod.com*www.http://dsc.discovery.com/tv/iditarod/iditarod.html*http://myhero.com/go/hero.asp?hero=1925_serum_run_participants_06*http://www.randomhouse.com/features/garypaulsen/
Your turn...A day in the life of a musher on the Iditarod Trail
PA Standards:1.4.6.B Write multi-paragraph informational pieces (e.g., letters, descriptions, reports, instructions, essays, articles, interviews).1.5.6.A Write with a clear focus, identifying topic, task, and audience and establishing a single point of view.1.5.6.B Develop content appropriate for the topic.1.5.6.C Write with controlled organization.1.5.6.D Write with an understanding of style, using a variety of sentence structures and descriptive word choices that create voice. Include features that convey tone and voice.1.5.6.F Use grade appropriate conventions of language when writing and editing.