Daily Grammar Practice Sentences

Language Arts:  Daily Grammar Practice

Improve grammar skills using Iditarod and Alaska themed sentences.  These sentences can be used at any grade level.  Sentences can be used in the manner that best meets your students needs and your daily schedule.  Assign a sentence a day or several to be competed during a week.  Use them during Iditarod or better yet, use them any time during the year to integrate the race theme into your school day.

Note: Scroll beneath the information on standards to locate the sentences for this lesson.  These sentences are also available in a PDF document so you can download the sentences and print them off for your students.  We do not provide an answer key for these sentences to ensure your students do the work instead of using our answer key.

Common Core State Standards for Language Arts

Language Arts Standards (National Council of Teachers of English)

3.  Students apply a wide range of strategies to comprehend, interpret, evaluate, and appreciate texts. They draw on their prior experience, their interactions with other readers and writers, their knowledge of word meaning and of other texts, their word identification strategies, and their understanding of textual features (e.g., sound-letter correspondence, sentence structure, context, graphics).

4.  Students adjust their use of spoken, written, and visual language (e.g., conventions, style, vocabulary) to communicate effectively with a variety of audiences and for different purposes.

5.  Students employ a wide range of strategies as they write and use different writing process elements appropriately to communicate with different audiences for a variety of purposes.

6.  Students apply knowledge of language structure, language conventions (e.g., spelling and punctuation), media techniques, figurative language, and genre to create, critique, and discuss print and non-print texts.


Daily Grammar Practice

By 1999 Teacher on the Trail™  Finney (Andrea Aufder Hyde)

Daily Grammar Practice Sentences to download and print out.


1. yesterday we went to musher susans cabin to played with the dog’s

2. on the trail I founded snow moose wolves overflow and went threw white-out


3. the iditarod trail sled dog race will begun in anchorage alaska on march 6 1999

4. is the iditarod headquarters located in wasilla alaska


5. lynda plettner are a musher from big lake alaska which is located near willow

6. the iditarod race commemorates the serum run from nenana to nome


7. what do the musher use to sea in the dark

8. i wonder when I will take my 24 our mandatory layover said the musher


9. it was the three veterinarians decision to shipped the dog’s back to anchorage

10. wow the northern light’s is glorious in the sky last night


11. the swirling snow ice and winds caused the musher to be un able to sea

12. the tallest mountain in north america is called denali


13. a incredible new book about huskys and mushing is called born to pull

14. walt disney made a movie from the book balto but we shouldnt overlook the importance of togo


15. the ending of the book stonefox illustrates the lifeskills of perseverance effort caring and friendship

16. i wonder what would have happen if kiana had finished the race in day light


17. there is an old gold mining ghost town called iditarod

18. my for dogs lizzie m&m emmyline and sport was dropped off at the white mountain checkpoint


19. my sled broke and I need new runner a handle and stanchions

20. the old dog’s teach the young dog’s how to run together as a teem


21. is there a difference between the fir on a white huskie and the fir on a black and gray huskie

22. has dr herndon checked all the puppys foot


23. don’t play with rosie my pet huskie

24. were gonna go for a run with a teem of ate dog’s


25. im gonna get sum water for my dog’s don said

26. he gots my boots and sue gots my boot liners wicking sock’s and woollen sock’s


12 Weeks of Daily Grammar Practice Sentences

By 2000 Teacher on the Trail ™ Diane Johnson

12 Weeks of Daily Practice to download and print out.

Lesson 1

1. the iditarod starts on the first saturday in march each year

2. mushers train they’re dogs all year long

3. the iditarod trail goes from anchorage to nome

4. would you like to go to alaska and watch the start of the iditarod

5. the dogs pull the sled from anchorage to nome

Lesson 2

1. alaska became the 49th state in 1959

2. the state capital of alaska is juneau

3. thousands of people rushed to alaska in 1880 because gold was discovered by joe juneau

4. people wanted to get rich some people still look for gold in alaska today

5. other natural resources important to alaska are coal silver and copper

Lesson 3

1. what is the state flower of alaska

2. the state bird of alaska is the willow ptarmigan

3. this bird is a arctic grouse it lives on open tundra in boggy areas

4. the state sport of alaska is dog mushing

5. dog sledding used to be an important form of transportation in alaska have you been on a dog sled before

Lesson 4

1. the state motto of alaska is north to the future

2. jade is the state gem of alaska jade can be found on the seward peninsula

3. gold is the state mineral it was first discovered in the area now called juneau in 1880

4. oil and natural gas are the most important source of revenue for alaska other important industries are fishing forestry and tourism

5. what do you think the state flag of alaska looks like

Lesson 5

1. millions of people visit alaska each year their must be interesting thing to see and do they’re

2. you could visit kenai fjords national park

3. taking a tour to see wildlife

4. bears beavers birds dall sheep moose sea life and wolves can be viewed at the alaska zoo

5. do you like to fish you can go on special tourist fishing trips to catch salmon grayling trout and halibut

Lesson 6

1. the largest city in alaska is anchorage

2. fairbanks is the second largest city in alaska it is located in the interior of the state

3. follow the coast line of alaska and you will notice it is over 4700 miles long

4. did you no that 17 of 20 highest peaks in the united states are located in alaska

5. the highest point in north america mt mckinley is located in alaskas interior

Lesson 7

1. alaskas waters are rich in seafood salmon crab halibut and herring

2. would you like to fish in alaska

3. their are fishing tours you can go on

4. whales can be seen off the coast of alaska two

5. eye wood enjoy going on a whale watching tour

Lesson 8

1. alaskas flag written by marie drake is the state song of alaska

2. elinor dusenbury wrote the music four this song

3. the flag of alaska was designed in 1926

4. bennie benson a 13 year old from chignik alaska designed the flag

5. the blue field is for the sky and the forget me knot the north star stands for the future of the state strength is symbolized by the dipper the great bear

Lesson 9

1. do you think it is always cold in alaska is they’re snow their all of the time

2. the record high temperature was 100 degrees fahrenheit at fort yukon in 1915

3. the record low temperature was -80 degrees fahrenheit at prospect creek camp in 1971

4. do to alaskas large size the climate varies from area to area

5. the interior is cool and dry the northern region is very cold and dry the southeastern and south central coasts are mild and wet which part would you like to live in if you lived in alaska

Lesson 10

1. the first iditarod race to nome started march 3 1973 but their were two short races in 1967 and 1969

2. did you no that this race is a tribute to alaskas passed

3. in 1925 they’re was a diphtheria outbreak and mushers with dog sleds took medicine two nome to save sick people

4. dorothy page and joe redington sr are too people who worked hard to get the iditarod races what they our today

5. today their known as the father and mother of the iditarod

Lesson 11

1. it is said the race is1049 miles long it is really longer

2. the race is held in alaska it begins in anchorage ends in nome and covers a rugged and dangerous trail

3. their are to routes for the iditarod one year it goes north threw cripple the next south through iditarod shageluk and anvik

4. mushers must follow certain rules or they can know win the race; or can be disqualified

5. wood you ever want to race in the iditarod

Lesson 12

1. the first woman to win the iditarod was libby riddles she did this in 1985

2. susan butcher one three years in a row

3. rick swenson has one the race five times

4. the first non alaskan to win the iditarod was doug swingly of lincoln montana

5. the winner of the 1974 iditarod was carl huntington with a time of 20 days 15 hours to minutes and seven seconds