This unit for grades 4-8 was created to familiarize students with the history and aims of the Winter Olympics. It can be used for whole class, small groups or independent activities.
It consists of a series of sixty activity cards to be used for research, creative writing, mathematics and art. Students are asked to research countries participating, individual competitors and sports disciplines.
The activities can be modified to make them suitable for a wide variety of grade and ability levels. Also included are suggestions for teaching the unit, whole class activities, tracking sheets and rubrics.(53 pages)