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1 Excerpt from Iditarod Dream by Ted Wood

2 1 What is the main idea of Excerpt from Iditarod Dream? Ο A. Sled dog racing is a thrilling and dangerous sport. Ο B. Sled dog racing requires teamwork and training. Ο C. Sled dog racing requires specialized equipment. Ο D. Sled dog racing can be a family activity. 1 What is the main idea of Excerpt from Iditarod Dream? Ο A. Sled dog racing is a thrilling and dangerous sport. Ο B. Sled dog racing requires teamwork and training. Ο C. Sled dog racing requires specialized equipment. Ο D. Sled dog racing can be a family activity. Comprehension 1: Demonstrate understanding of theme/message/main idea and supporting details (Reading GLE 2.1.3)

3 2 Read the sentence from paragraph 9 of Excerpt from Iditarod Dream. Finally, the lake appears, like a welcome mat, and Dusty begins to smile as he heads for the finish line. In this sentence, the author uses a simile to compare ______________________ with ______________________. 2 Read the sentence from paragraph 9 of Excerpt from Iditarod Dream. Finally, the lake appears, like a welcome mat, and Dusty begins to smile as he heads for the finish line. In this sentence, the author uses a simile to compare ______________________ with ______________________. Analysis 5: Literary Specific: Demonstrate understanding of authors use of literary elements (character, setting, plot, genre, etc.) and literary devices (simile, metaphor, alliteration, personification, etc.) (Reading GLEs 2.2.2, 2.2.3, 2.3.3) 1A 1-point response will provide the following correct answer: Example: the lake; a welcome mat

4 3 According to Excerpt from Iditarod Dream, why does Dusty decide to help the other racers build a fire? Ο A. He uses the fire light to see the trail markers. Ο B. He thinks the fire will help him stay awake. Ο C. He is following the rule of the wilderness. Ο D. He needs to cook the dogs frozen meat. 3 According to Excerpt from Iditarod Dream, why does Dusty decide to help the other racers build a fire? Ο A. He uses the fire light to see the trail markers. Ο B. He thinks the fire will help him stay awake. Ο C. He is following the rule of the wilderness. Ο D. He needs to cook the dogs frozen meat. Analysis 7: Make connections (cause and effect) within a text (Reading GLE 2.3.1)

5 4 According to Excerpt from Iditarod Dream, how would Dusty most likely react to entering another dog sled race? Ο A. He would be hopeful because he came so close to winning. Ο B. He would be nervous because he had trouble staying on the trail at night. Ο C. He would be excited because he knew how it felt to cross the finish line in the lead. Ο D. He would be anxious because he ran out of supplies and needed more for the next race. 4 According to Excerpt from Iditarod Dream, how would Dusty most likely react to entering another dog sled race? Ο A. He would be hopeful because he came so close to winning. Ο B. He would be nervous because he had trouble staying on the trail at night. Ο C. He would be excited because he knew how it felt to cross the finish line in the lead. Ο D. He would be anxious because he ran out of supplies and needed more for the next race. Comprehension 3: Make or confirm inferences or predictions based on the text (Reading GLE 2.1.5)

6 On Your Mark, Get Set…Mush by Sherry Shahan

7 5 Read the chart. Use information from On Your Mark, Get Set…Mush to provide the problem for the given solution. ProblemSolution 1A 1-point response will provide the following correct answer: Example: Flying life-saving medicine to Alaska in 1925 was risky. Analysis 7: Make connections (cause and effect) within a text (Reading GLE 2.3.1)

8 6 According to the map included with On Your Mark, Get Set…Mush, which statement is true? Ο A. The Jr. Iditarod trail follows the southern route to Nome. Ο B. The Southern Iditarod trail branches off in Anchorage. Ο C. Bristol Bay is the starting point for all three trails. Ο D. The Northern Iditarod trail is used on even years. 6 According to the map included with On Your Mark, Get Set…Mush, which statement is true? Ο A. The Jr. Iditarod trail follows the southern route to Nome. Ο B. The Southern Iditarod trail branches off in Anchorage. Ο C. Bristol Bay is the starting point for all three trails. Ο D. The Northern Iditarod trail is used on even years. Analysis 5: Information Specific: Demonstrate understanding of authors use of text features (titles, headings, captions, maps, charts, tables, graphs, pull-down menus, etc.) (Reading GLE 2.2.2)

9 7 According to the selection On Your Mark, Get Set…Mush, what is the meaning of the word unfold in paragraph 2? Ο A. Failed Ο B. Opened Ο C. Started Ο D. Developed 7 According to the selection On Your Mark, Get Set…Mush, what is the meaning of the word unfold in paragraph 2? Ο A. Failed Ο B. Opened Ο C. Started Ο D. Developed Comprehension 4: Understand and apply content vocabulary critical to the meaning of the text (Reading GLE 1.3.2)

10 8 What advice would both authors give to someone who wants to learn more about driving a sled dog team? Include one detail from Excerpt from Iditarod Dream and one different detail from On Your Mark, Get Set… Mush in your answer. _______________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________ Critical Thinking 11: Extend information beyond text, (make generalizations beyond the text to a broader idea or concept, or apply information to other texts and situations, and support the generalization with details from the text) (Reading GLEs 2.4.1, 2.4.5)

11 22-point response provides the following elements: One text-based detail from Iditarod Dream. One text-based detail from On Your Mark, Get Set…Mush. Example: There are many chores to do along the way, including heating water for the dogs and putting sock-like booties on their paws. 1A 1-point response provides one of the elements listed above.

12 Iditarod Dream: A.Dusty arrives at Yentna Station for the required halfway point stay / overnight stop B.Racers have to stay with the dogs / visitors stay in the house C.His training has paid off D.He has hours of chores to do E.Spread straw for beds. F.He ties the sled off to a small tree G.He heats water / frozen meat soaks up the warm liquid H.Checks the dogs feet for web cracks / ointment where needed I.He decides not to sleep J.He helps other racers build a fire / the rule of the wilderness K.Water for the dogs / feeds everyone / packs his sled / checks headlamp battery L.Dogs are Dustys only eyes when it is dark M.Gives dogs fish snacks N.Wasnt pushing too hard / Dusty has treated them just right / he knows they are his trusted partners O.Train dogs well / practice

13 On Your Mark, Get Set…Mush: AA.Male and female mushers / between ages 14 and 17 BB.Two-day event CC.Mushers travel 150 miles / wind-whipped trails / hairpin turns DD.Temperatures during the race can dip to -30 degrees Fahrenheit EE.Gather (start) on a frozen lake FF.Sock-like booties protect the dogs paws GG.Teams sail along (travel) at 10-12 miles per hour HH.Mushers use verbal commands to steer teams / Gee Haw II.Wooden stakes mark the trail JJ.Halfway point 75 miles from start / mandatory 10 hour layover KK.A lot to do / spread out straw / check their feet / massage their shoulders / feed them / melt snow to thaw dogs meals LL.Mushers strap on their battery-powered headlamps MM.Check their equipment / make needed repairs. NN.Few mushers get much sleep / sleep near your dogs / dogs radiate warmth OO.On the second day, mushers and teams race another 75 miles to the finish line. PP.Winning time thirteen hours and ten minutes

14 8 What advice would both authors give to someone who wants to learn more about driving a sled dog team? Include one detail from Excerpt from Iditarod Dream and one different detail from On Your Mark, Get Set… Mush in your answer. _______________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________ 2 2 J. …having to build a fire in the snow. G. or KK. …make you and your dogs water. I think it would be a lot of work having to build a fire in the snow. Also trying to make you and your dogs water. Next I think the jr ididarod would be alot easier but it would be easy to now were you have been because of the plastic things you have on your way This response provides one detail from Excerpt from Iditarod Dream and one detail from On Your Mark, Get Set…Mush.

15 8 What advice would both authors give to someone who wants to learn more about driving a sled dog team? Include one detail from Excerpt from Iditarod Dream and one different detail from On Your Mark, Get Set… Mush in your answer. _______________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________ 1 1 NN. …to trust your dogs… 1 One reson is you need to trust your dogs like were there going and and you need to care for you dogs 2 That dog sleds arent just used for race but other things to and. And to never give up This response provides one detail from Excerpt from Iditarod Dream.

16 8 What advice would both authors give to someone who wants to learn more about driving a sled dog team? Include one detail from Excerpt from Iditarod Dream and one different detail from On Your Mark, Get Set… Mush in your answer. _______________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________ 0 0 This response does not provide details from Excerpt from Iditarod Dream or On Your Mark, Get Set…Mush. i would say you would need very good balance and you need to be strong to attatch the dogs to the equipment and have good and be prepared to spend the night in the wilderness.

17 8 What advice would both authors give to someone who wants to learn more about driving a sled dog team? Include one detail from Excerpt from Iditarod Dream and one different detail from On Your Mark, Get Set… Mush in your answer. _______________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________ 1 1 D. …rember to do your chores. Two details from Excerpt from Iditarod Dr. earn to give abvice who would want to learn about driving a dog team is to rember to do your chores. This response provides one detail from Excerpt from Iditarod Dream.

18 8 What advice would both authors give to someone who wants to learn more about driving a sled dog team? Include one detail from Excerpt from Iditarod Dream and one different detail from On Your Mark, Get Set… Mush in your answer. _______________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________ 2 2 G. or KK. …to feed your dogs… E. or KK. Take enough straw for your dogs. LL. …take a head light so you can see when it is dark out. That you would have to pack a lot of warm things. Also that you have to take plenty of dog food to feed your dogs. Take enough straw for your dogs. And take a head light so you can see when it is dark out. This response provides details from Excerpt from Iditarod Dream and On Your Mark, Get Set…Mush.

19 9 Which of these resources could be used to confirm the information in both On Your Mark, Get Set…Mush and Excerpt from Iditarod Dream? Ο A. A newspaper article on the Jr. Iditarod Dog Sled trails Ο B. A website listing current dog sled race standings Ο C. A book on training dogs for sled races Ο D. A map of Anchorage, Alaska 9 Which of these resources could be used to confirm the information in both On Your Mark, Get Set…Mush and Excerpt from Iditarod Dream? Ο A. A newspaper article on the Jr. Iditarod Dog Sled trails Ο B. A website listing current dog sled race standings Ο C. A book on training dogs for sled races Ο D. A map of Anchorage, Alaska Analysis 8: Analyze usefulness of resources (Reading GLEs 2.3.2, 3.1.1)

20 10 What are the authors purposes for writing both On Your Mark, Get Set…Mush and Excerpt from Iditarod Dream? Ο A. To explain the dangers faced along the trail of an Iditarod race Ο B. To describe experiences dog sled racers face on an Iditarod trail Ο C. To persuade young adults to sign up for the Jr. Iditarod Dog Sled Race Ο D. To demonstrate the steps necessary to prepare for an Iditarod dog sled race 10 What are the authors purposes for writing both On Your Mark, Get Set…Mush and Excerpt from Iditarod Dream? Ο A. To explain the dangers faced along the trail of an Iditarod race Ο B. To describe experiences dog sled racers face on an Iditarod trail Ο C. To persuade young adults to sign up for the Jr. Iditarod Dog Sled Race Ο D. To demonstrate the steps necessary to prepare for an Iditarod dog sled race Critical Thinking 9: Analyze authors purpose and evaluate effectiveness for different audiences (includes fact/opinion; authors point of view, tone, and use of persuasive devices) (Reading GLEs 2.4.2, 2.4.3, 2.4.4)


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