Joe redington father of the iditarod

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BSSD Standards Addressed

SS.3-5U.13 Lists characteristics of national heroes and leaders

Duration

One class period

Materials Needed

[Joe Reddington's obituary] optional- [Article on Joe Reddington]

Objectives

Students will be able to identify the qualities that set Joe Reddington apart as a leader.

Procedure

Read Joe Reddington's obituary and have students list outstanding qualities of his character.

Evaluation/ Rubric

Teacher Notes

Hobo Jim's song about Joe Redington

Accommodations

Contributors

Extensions

Each year I have my students write a 5-paragraph essay on their favorite leader. This article would hopefully inspire somebody to chose Joe Reddington as their subject. The District library has a very good book about Joe Redington. ( Father of the Iditarod: the Joe Redington story

Freedman, Lewis. - 1999 - Epicenter Press, ; Fairbanks : - ill., maps ; ; 23 cm. )

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