Get your students engaged with informational text by teaching Summer Olympics! Includes one week on Ancient Olympics and one week on Modern Olympics. The materials in this unit are interactive and utilize multimodal strategies to increase student engagement and outcomes. The Olympics bundle is a comprehensive two- 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.
BONUS comparing/contrasting materials in this bundle that are not included in the individual units.
Included with your purchase:
*24 Task Cards with recording sheets
*Ancient Olympics PowerPoint--11 slides
*Modern Olympics PowerPoint--11 slides
*How to Use page with daily activities.
*2 Student Workbooks with comprehension questions: 5-6 pages each
*Definitions for Vocabulary words
*Vocabulary word flip book with pictures
*Multiple Graphic Organizers
*Writing paper (two options for handwriting lines)
*Graphic organizer for writing a paragraph (two options for handwriting lines)
*Photos for an Anchor Chart
*Olympics labels for pocket to store student work
*Olympic Rings SMART ART writing activity
*Olympic Chariot SMART ART writing activity
*Olympic Grammar Sort
*Olympic ABC order
*Ancient vs Modern sorting activities
*Compare and Contrast Ancient vs. Modern
Your download will be a zip file with a PDF of the PowerPoint presentation and the Ancient and Modern 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!
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