It's time for the Rio 2016 Summer Olympics! What better way to get students excited about learning than to connect them to real-world events?
You can use these informational text task cards during small groups, independent time, early finishers, partner work, morning work, or station work. The options are endless! Each task card has a short passage about an Olympic fact with informational common core standards questions that require critical thinking, using context clues, reflecting on the reading, opinion writing, and inferencing.
Your students will not only practice their reading skills but will learn fun facts about the Olympics that will help them be more engaged in the Olympics or reflect on the history of the Olympics once they are over.
This packet includes 20 task cards, a student answer sheet, and a teacher answer sheet. Teacher answer sheet comes with standards labeled for each question.
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