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1029 The Iditarod Lapbook

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It is winter in Alaska, the temperatures are freezing, the wind is blowing hard, and you never know when the next blizzard will come, but you are warm inside because your 16-dog sled team just won $72, 066.67! How did you do that? You are the winner of the Iditarod! Learn about the Last Great Race on Earth in the Iditarod Project Pack from In the Hands of a Child. This 48-page revised unit now includes a 12-page research guide and 15 hands-on activities to help your student see what the Iditarod is really all about!


Bringing Laughter and Learning Together

In the Hands of Your Child

 

 What is a Lapbook?

  • A 3-D presentation of what the child learned during her study
  • A collection of mini books and graphic organizers pulled together into a series of file folders
  • A hands-on approach to learning, replacing worksheets or other monotonous learning tools
  • A scrapbook
  • A unit study
  • A portfolio


Bringing Laughter and Learning Together

 In the Hands of a Child

 

 
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March 14th, 2015
We are really enjoying this project. It combines a variety of skills & has more content than I expected. I definitely recommend it. [...]
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March 16th, 2013
I absolutely loved the Iditarod lapbook. So much to do, what a great activity. [...]
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March 24th, 2011
A friend suggested doing this study and I don't regret it. We not only did this lap book but followed the race on there web site and we each picked a musher to watch to the finish line. My son was very excited because his musher came in fourth but my [...]
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March 14th, 2011
I love this Lapbook. It has a lot of information and my son really enjoyed it. We spend many weeks studying the race. The history was great. [...]
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November 17th, 2009
My kids loved this project pack. The history of the Iditarod was fabulous, it gave us a lot of information that we were unaware of, and the list of extra resources was nice, so we could follow up with more reading if interested. My children enjoyed lea [...]
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File Last Updated:
October 24, 2005
This title was added to our catalog on October 24, 2005.