By Teachers, For Teachers
K-2: Name Your Horse
Animal Kingdom, Comma to the Top, Pants on Fire, and Dialed In were horses racing on Saturday. If you had a horse, what would you name it?
Draw a picture of your horse and label it with his name. Remember, you can decorate the saddle and number to match your name.
3-5: The Real Winner
Who deserves more credit for the win - Animal Kingdom, the horse, or Johnny Velazquez, the jockey who rode him?
6-8: Cheering for the Underdog
Animal Kingdom was not originally favored to win the derby. Why do people root for the underdog?
9-12: The Morals of Gambling
Many people believe that gambling in wrong and immoral. What do you think are the moral implications of gambling on horse races like the Kentucky Derby?