Olympic Summer Games of 2016 are the perfect springboard for building classroom culture. This unit contains complete lesson plans for studying the Olympics and famous athletes as a model for learning with grit and passion. Designed around 7 informational articles that will spur on discussions as to how your students can ”Learn Like a Champion”.
Class Building Activities
★ 8 cooperative lessons with teacher plans and questions
★ Discussion Prompts that Lead to a Growth Mindset
★ 8 Quotes Posters from Olympians to display and discuss
★ Design Your Own Olympic Medal
★ What Does It Mean to “Learn Like A Champion”?
★ Learn like a Champion banner and sign
Articles and comprehension questions include:
• History of the Olympic Games
• The Olympic Torch
• The 2016 Summer Games in Rio
• Jesse Owens
• Mia Hamm
• Gabby Douglas
• Michael Phelps
Writing Activities include:
• Compare Owens and Phelps
• Compare Hamm and Douglas
• Which Olympic Athlete Inspires You?
• “If You Could Compete” Writing
• Would you Rather...?
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