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  1. I Did a What? A WebQuest for the Iditarod Designed by Lisa Beverbeverl@msddwc.k12.in.us

  2. Introduction Introduction | Task | Process | Evaluation | Conclusion | Standards | Resources |Teacher Notes MUSH! Your winter coat has grown thick, the snow crunches underfoot, you’ve been strengthened after months of training. The Iditarod will begin soon and your team must be ready! As the veteran dogs on the team, your challenge is training the rookie dog for the race. You already know the ropes but there is much to teach this new friend – you better get started! Iditarod Created by Lisa Bever August 3, 2004

  3. The Task Introduction | Task | Process | Evaluation | Conclusion | Standards | Resources |Teacher Notes The rookie has come to YOU with 10 questions about the Iditarod. Research these questions and fill out the questionnaire handout. Choose 2 projects to complete and share with the class. Iditarod Created by Lisa Bever August 3, 2004

  4. The Process Introduction | Task | Process | Evaluation | Conclusion | Standards | Resources |Teacher Notes • Find answers to the questions your inquisitive rookie has asked your team. • Research these questions and fill out the questionnaire. • Your group may choose 2 of the following projects. • Click the for project tips! • Map the route and distance the teams will travel each day • Graph the distance traveled daily • Create an AD to entice other dogs to move to Alaska • Create a Daily Journal of an Iditarod Sled Dog. • Create a Power Point Presentation of the rules and history of the race • Make a DOG radio broadcast covering the Iditarod Iditarod Created by Lisa Bever August 3, 2004

  5. Evaluation Introduction | Task | Process | Evaluation | Conclusion | Standards | Resources |Teacher Notes Points will be awarded for each project. Will you perform as a lead dog or further down the pecking order? *Rubrics are included for each project. Is the Map clear and accurately labeled? Is the Graph clear and accurately labeled? Is the Advertisement Poster persuasive and neat? Does the Journal contain accurate information? Is the Power Point Presentation visually appealing and informative? Is the “Dogcast” creative and informative? Iditarod Created by Lisa Bever August 3, 2004

  6. Conclusion Thanks to you, the rookie is armed and ready to join the team! Introduction | Task | Process | Evaluation | Conclusion | Standards | Resources |Teacher Notes What did you learn about Alaska and Iditarod? Would you want to live in Alaska? Would you like to join the race?

  7. Standards Introduction | Task | Process | Evaluation | Conclusion | Standards | Resources |Teacher Notes Written 5th grade Grade 5 English/Language Arts Structural Features of Informational and Technical Materials 5.2.1 Use the features of informational texts, such as formats, graphics, diagrams, illustrations, charts, maps, and organization, to find information and support understanding. 5.2.2 Analyze text that is organized in sequential or chronological order. Comprehension and Analysis of Grade-Level-Appropriate Text 5.2.3 Recognize main ideas presented in texts, identifying and assessing evidence that supports those ideas. 5.2.4 Draw inferences, conclusions, or generalizations about text and support them with textual evidence and prior knowledge. Expository (Informational) Critique 5.2.5 Distinguish among facts, supported inferences, and opinions in text. WRITING: Process Organization and Focus 5.4.1 Discuss ideas for writing, keep a list or notebook of ideas, and use graphic organizers to plan writing. 5.4.2 Write stories with multiple paragraphs that develop a situation or plot, describe the setting, and include an ending. 5.4.3 Write informational pieces with multiple paragraphs Continued on the next page….. Iditarod Created by Lisa Bever August 3, 2004

  8. Standards Introduction | Task | Process | Evaluation | Conclusion | Standards | Resources |Teacher Notes Written for grades 2 and 5 Grade 5 English/Language Arts WRITING: Process Evaluation and Revision 5.4.8 Review, evaluate, and revise writing for meaning and clarity. 5.4.9 Proofread one’s own writing, as well as that of others, using an editing checklist or set of rules, with specific examples of corrections of specific errors. 5.4.10 Edit and revise writing to improve meaning and focus through adding, deleting, combining, clarifying, and rearranging words and sentences. 5.5.2 Write responses to literature 5.5.3 Write research reports about important ideas, issues, or events 5.5.4 Write persuasive letters 5.7.9 Deliver narrative Geography 5.3.2 Name and locate states, major cities, major regions, major rivers, and mountain ranges in the United States. Continued on the next page….. Iditarod Created by Lisa Bever August 3, 2004

  9. Standards Introduction | Task | Process | Evaluation | Conclusion | Standards | Resources |Teacher Notes Written for 5th Grade Grade 5 Geography 5.3.2 Name and locate states, major cities, major regions, major rivers, and mountain ranges in the United States. 5.3.11 Give examples of how specific physical features influenced historical events and movements. Mathematics 5.6.1 Explain which types of displays are appropriate for various sets of data. Iditarod Created by Lisa Bever August 3, 2004

  10. Resources Introduction | Task | Process | Evaluation | Conclusion | Standards | Resources |Teacher Notes Books to Read Stone Fox by John Reynolds Gardiner Kiana’s Iditarod by Shelley Gill http://www.shelleygill.com/ Great Sites The Official Iditarod website Cabela's Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race Coverage Anchorage Daily News Dogsled.com Iditarod Facts Mrs. Morgan's Great Iditarod Adventure UltimateIditarod.com To make your own map click here: http://www.nationalgeographic.com/xpeditions/atlas/ Back to the Process Iditarod Created by Lisa Bever August 3, 2004

  11. Teacher Notes Introduction | Task | Process | Evaluation | Conclusion | Standards | Resources |Teacher Notes This Web Quest was aligned with 5th grade standards but may be adapted for other grades. Rubrics are included for each project. Credits: http://www.iditarod.com/map-1.html http://www.nationalgeographic.com/xpeditions/atlas/ http://www.pinetreeline.org/sunac/detail/sunac-1c.html http://www.alaskatravel.com/denali-park/dog-sled-tour-a.html http://www.dogsledding.is/Foto/Sunset.jpg http://www.grandtarghee.com/winter/activities/images/dogsled2.jpg http://www.yma.yk.ca/images/photos/dogsled.jpg www.torreypine.org/ tpkids.htm Iditarod Created by Lisa Bever August 3, 2004

  12. Rookie Questions • What are the High and Low temperatures in Alaska during the Iditarod? • How long is the race? • List at least 5 animals native to Alaska. • List at least 5 new words and write the meaning. • When did the race begin? • Who started the race? • What are the rules of the race? • When does the race begin and when does it end? • How are the dogs grained? • What do the mushers wear during the race? Back to the Process Iditarod Created by Lisa Bever August 3, 2004

  13. Rubrics • Map Rubric • Graph Rubric • Poster Rubric • Journal Rubric • PowerPoint Rubric • Dogcast Rubric Back to the Evaluation

  14. The Route Back to the Process

  15. The Process - Map Tips Introduction | Task | Process | Evaluation | Conclusion | Standards | Resources |Teacher Notes • Map the route and distance the teams will travel each day • To make your own map click here: http://www.nationalgeographic.com/xpeditions/atlas/ • The map needs to be labeled correctly. • Note checkpoints and towns. • Include the legend and show the distance between points. • Please make your map easy to read and neat! • Look at the Map Rubric to see how your teacher will grade you! Back to the Process Iditarod Created by Lisa Bever August 3, 2004

  16. The Process – Graph Tips Introduction | Task | Process | Evaluation | Conclusion | Standards | Resources |Teacher Notes • Choose a musher and graph the distance traveled daily. • http://www.iditarod.com/race_updates_.html • You may use Excel or create your own graph! • Make sure your graph is labeled correctly. • Please make your graph neat and easy to read! • Look at the Graph Rubric to see how your teacher will grade you! Back to the Process Iditarod Created by Lisa Bever August 3, 2004

  17. The Process – Poster Tips Introduction | Task | Process | Evaluation | Conclusion | Standards | Resources |Teacher Notes • Create an AD to entice other dogs to move to Alaska • Make a poster using your choice of materials • Ad pictures to make it visually appealing • Please use your research and use accurate information. • Please make it neat and easy to read! • Look at the Poster Rubric to see how your teacher will grade you! Back to the Process Iditarod Created by Lisa Bever August 3, 2004

  18. The Process – Journal Tips Introduction | Task | Process | Evaluation | Conclusion | Standards | Resources |Teacher Notes • Create a Daily Journal of an Iditarod Sled Dog. • Pretend you are a sled dog entered in the Iditarod. • Write a daily journal of your adventure. • Include the setting, (where and when) • How are you feeling? • Use your research and use accurate information. • Please make it neat and easy to read. • Look at the Journal Rubric to see how your teacher will grade you! Back to the Process Iditarod Created by Lisa Bever August 3, 2004

  19. The Process – PowerPoint Tips Introduction | Task | Process | Evaluation | Conclusion | Standards | Resources |Teacher Notes • Create a Power Point Presentation • Create a Power Point Presentation • Include the rules and history of the Iditarod • Look at the Power Point Rubric to see how your teacher will grade you! Back to the Process Iditarod Created by Lisa Bever August 3, 2004

  20. The Process – “Dogcast” Tips Introduction | Task | Process | Evaluation | Conclusion | Standards | Resources |Teacher Notes • Make a DOG radio broadcast covering the Iditarod • You are covering the Iditarod from a dog’s point of view • Include the setting. (Where and when) • Use your research and use accurate information • Speak clearly • Be creative! • Look at the “Dogcast” Rubric to see how your teacher will grade you! Back to the Process Iditarod Created by Lisa Bever August 3, 2004

  21. Map Rubric Back to the Evaluation

  22. Graph Rubric Back to the Evaluation

  23. Poster Rubric Back to the Evaluation

  24. Journal Rubric Back to the Evaluation

  25. Power Point Rubric Back to the Evaluation

  26. Dogcast Rubric Back to the Evaluation