This fun assignment is the perfect way to add the excitement of the Olympics into your classroom while having students write a 5-paragraph essay! The 5-pargraph essay is organized like a How-To essay. This is a great format to teach before state testing!!
There are three parts to this assignment:
1. Students study the different types of events at the Olympics.
2. Students invent a new Olympic event!
3. Students write a 5-paragraph essay about their new Olympic event.
This packet includes:
-2 teacher instruction pages with links to Olympic events to show and discuss with students
-Student journal title page with blackline images for students to color
-Student journal page to activate prior knowledge
-2 student journal pages to study the different types of events in the Olympics
-3 student journal pages to help students invent their own Olympic Event
-Student journal page telling the structure of the 5-paragraph essay
-Essay tree map plan page
-First draft label to glue in writing journal
-2 pages of final draft paper
-Sample 5-paragraph essay