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Two of my favorite things are the Olympics and the beginning of the year! This unit is truly the best of both worlds. Included in this unit is everything that you need to get your students excited and motivated about a new school year including a beginning of the year gift, poem, writing activities, crafts, and tons of activities to build a classroom community! All resources can be adapted to meet the needs of any grade level (materials are leveled). I hope that your students enjoy participating in these activities as you all strive to "Go for the Gold†during a new year together!

Included:

-Going for the Gold Glyph and Graphing Activities
(All tracers/patterns included)
-Let Your Light Shine Writing & Craftivity
(Pattern included)
-Going for the Gold Goal Setting, Writing, & Craftivity
-Our Top Five (Olympic Rings) Activity
-Class Flag and Anthem Writing
-Your Number One Fan
(Letters from parents for the first day of school - Parent letter included)
-Our Olympic Lineup Riddles & Craftivity
-The Snack Mix of Champions
(Poem, Gift, and Team Building Activity)
-Athlete Profile
-Olympic Interviews
-Go for the Gold Scavenger Hunt
-Bulletin Board Display Signs

Take a look at the preview to see inside the unit!
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Teaching Duration
2 Weeks

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On  February 3, 2013,  Christine V. said:
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On  January 11, 2014Courtni07 (TpT Seller) asked:
Bummer! Really wanting to use the glyph for Winter Olympics in February.. Still some great things I can incorporate though!
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On  December 18, 2013MJ Teacher (TpT Seller) asked:
In Olympic unit, is it possible for you to add a winter Olympic glyph, in addition to the summer one you currently have?
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On  December 19, 2013Hope King answered:
Hi There!

I am not currently making any changes to my units, but I will definitely add this suggestion to my list. I am hoping to make some changes this summer! :) Thanks so much! :)
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On  August 3, 2012,  Buyer asked:
In the Olympic unit, I was wondering if you could send me a revised copy of the scavenger hunt? On the 2nd item it says "pet" head and rub "bell". I am very excited to use this unit...it is amazing!
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On  August 3, 2012Hope King answered:
It is all fixed up for you! Sorry about that! You can go to your "my purchases" tab and download the corrected version! Thanks so much for letting me know about the error! :)
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On  August 3, 2012,  Buyer asked:
I love your center ideas. If I purchase the centers , does that include the center labels as well. Thanks
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On  August 3, 2012Hope King answered:
It sure does! :)
On  July 17, 2012Teaching to the Core (TpT Seller) asked:
Sorry, I just found the download. Can't wait to try the materials!
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On  July 17, 2012Hope King answered:
Glad you got it all worked out! I hope that you enjoy the unit! Thanks so much! :)
On  July 17, 2012Teaching to the Core (TpT Seller) asked:
I'm only able to download the preview after purchasing the packet. It says you own it, but I'm not finding the hot link. Please let me know what I'm missing here :-)
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