Looking for something to incorporate the Olympic spirit with a spirit of community for the beginning of the year? This Olympic games NO PREP unit is perfect! This pack will align your curriculum for the beginning of the year with the Olympic Spirit around the world! This pack has the CCSS Aligned standards (all 10 Reading Informational Standards, as well as Writing Standards) with activities and text passages around the Olympics theme.
In this file, you will receive 6 text passages- 2 passages per topic - all between 650L and 980L, with the following titles:
"History of the Olympic Games"
"Symbols of the Olympics"
"The Olympic Torch"
Students will use graphic organizers, comprehension questions, writing prompts, and various individual, group, and class activities to increase understanding and excitement about the Olympics. All 10 reading informational standards will be met as you teach this unit!
Students will research information on the next Olympic games, create their own personal creed, create Olympic medals, learn the spirit of the Olympics with the values from the symbols (friendship, personal excellence, cooperation, etc.), create a new Olympic sport for the International Olympic Committee, research different sport events, and learn about the Olympic mascots, as well as create their own. A page for Haiku poetry and Acrostic poetry is also included.
You and your students will love this unit!
For the Olympics Close Reading unit for grades 2-3, please go to:
Olympics NO PREP Close Reading Grades 2-3
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