## A New Twist on Musher Trading Cards!

Have your students gotten interested in the card game Top Trumps? It’s a quick and easy card game that just so happens to work on place value skills while playing! There are decks published on topics ranging from animals to presidents to Harry Potter! Why not harness the love for that game and combine it with …

## Literacy Lessons for the book – Iditarod The First Ten Years AN ANTHOLOGY compiled by THE OLD IDITAROD GANG

The Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race’s early history is recorded in the incredible book, Iditarod – The First Ten Years. This book is a must own for any educator using the race with students. If you don’t own a copy, we highly suggest you make plans to order a copy today. Lesson plans for classroom …

## “Mathing” Down the Trail – A 165 Page Booklet of Lessons Geared to Common Core Standards by Jen Reiter, Iditarod Math Teacher

NOTE:  These lessons are being updated for current website links, resources, and 2024 race information.  You will find the most current revisions at the link posted. Lessons in this math packet can be used to add rigor to your math curriculum.  Lessons are geared for grades 2 – 6.  With adaptation, the lessons can be …

## Multiplication Challenge

This lesson is a fun way to have your kids review multiplying by two digit numbers, while introducing them to the role of vets and vet checks in the Iditarod Sled Dog Race. The kids will take on the role of a volunteer vet and complete a series of challenging word problems as they make …

## Iditarod Vet Checks: A Multiplication Challenge

This lesson is a fun way to have your kids review multiplying by two digit numbers, while introducing them to the role of vets and vet checks in the Iditarod Sled Dog Race. The kids will take on the role of a volunteer vet and complete a series of challenging word problems as they make …

## Operations and Algebraic Thinking PLUS Number and Operations – Fractions, Grades 4 – 6

Iditarod Musher Jodi Bailey wrote a post in her kennel’s blog about the numbers in her drop bags for Iditarod. Drop bags are what mushers pack in advance of the race and send out to the race checkpoints so they have a supply of gear, dog food, and people food during the race. This post …

## Idita – PIE: PI: March 3:14

Enjoy this  math activity article written by Annalise Lecher.  We did the activity in the 4th Grade accelerated math class I teach.  Students created an example of the Iditarod Trail in circular form.   The picture is  of the entire student body in our Central Gymnasium taken on March 20th, during our “Iditarod Central” Day! …