Kids love learning about the Iditarod and the traditions of other states in our nation. We just adore the book Akiak written by Robert Blake. The perseverance and courage shown in the book is just so inspiring! You’ll definitely want to watch THIS video (click HERE) to learn more about sled dogs!
We also included a nonfiction reader about Alaska so that you can identify key facts in a nonfiction story!
Grammar Focus: Possessives
Oh my goodness, y’all! Have you read Snow Day by Lester Laminack?! It reminds me of First Day Jitters… but, that’s all I’m going to say because I don’t want to give it away! This is a great video to watch before reading the book with your students. The author gives some read-aloud tips! We realize this book has been difficult to find. You can click HERE to listen to the story.