Get your students engaged with informational text by teaching a week long unit on the Ancient Olympics! The materials in this unit are interactive and utilize multimodal strategies to increase student engagement and outcomes. The Ancient Olympics unit is a comprehensive week long unit that integrates technology, vocabulary, writing, art, reading strategies and more! Students will respond to informational text by answering questions in a student booklet in a variety of formats. Students will learn vocabulary words by creating a picture vocabulary flip book. The vocabulary words are embedded throughout the unit to promote ample opportunities for learning. There are also extra pages for early finishers or to use as morning work or centers.
Included with your purchase:
*Ancient Olympics PowerPoint: 9 slides
*How to Use page with daily activities.
*Student Workbook with comprehension questions: 6 pages
*Definitions for Vocabulary words
*Vocabulary word flip book with pictures
*Writing paper (two options for handwriting lines)
*Graphic organizer for writing a paragraph (two options for handwriting lines)
*Photos for an Anchor Chart
*Ancient Olympics labels for pocket to store student work
*Chariot Racer SMART ART writing activity
Your download will be a zip file with a PDF of the PowerPoint presentation and the Ancient Olympics research packet.
Interested in more Olympic resources?
Check out our MEGA Bundle that includes 6 separate unit plans! Ancient Olympics, Modern Olympics, Olympic Swimming, Olympic Gymnastics, Olympic Basketball and Olympic Track and Field are combined to create a mega Pocketbook Portfolio. Discounted at 20% off the price of resources sold individually! Note:
This resource is part of the MEGA bundle as well as a smaller, 2 item bundle containing Ancient Olympics and Modern Olympics.
Discovering the Olympics [MEGA] Research Unit with PowerPoint
*Or, if you only need one, they are available individually as well:
*Ancient Olympics Research Unit with PowerPoint
*Modern Olympics Research Unit with PowerPoint
*Olympic Gymnastics Research Unit with PowerPoint
*Olympic Track and Field Research Unit with PowerPoint
*Olympic Swimming and Aquatics Research Unit with PowerPoint
*Olympic Basketball Unit with PowerPoint