SUMMER GAMES - Research, Editable Brochure & PowerPoint Game

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You have an opportunity to go to the Olympics. First, you need
to learn more about the history of the Olympics, country of Brazil
and the city of Rio. Then, plan your events to attend and more fun activities. TEACHERS, YOUR STUDENTS WILL LOVE THIS HIGH-INTEREST UNIT!

This PBL unit incorporates 21st Century skills with challenging, engaging, and creative activities. There are lots of opportunity for differentiation and technology integration.

1. South America – Students can color the countries of South America
2. Brazil map – Students can color the map of Brazil and see where important cities are located.
3. Brazil – Read informational text about Brazil
4. Brazil Graphic Organizer – Complete the graphic organizer about Brazil
5. Olympic History – Read informational text to learn about the history of the Olympics.
6. Olympic Symbols – Complete the information sheet about the Olympic Symbols.
7. Favorite Male Athlete – Complete the bio about your favorite male athlete
8. Favorite Female Athlete - Complete the bio about your favorite female athlete
9. Favorite Olympic Sport – Complete the activity with a description of the sport with rules.
10 Complete your schedule – Choose 4 events to attend.
11. Record medals for USA and USA’s competing countries
12. What sport do you think should be eliminated? Explain why
13. What sport do you think should be added to the Olympics? Explain why
14. Draw Selfies of you at the Olympics
15. Design your own Olympic T-shirt
16.. Design and write about your own Olympic medal.
17. Google Maps – Use Google Maps to locate the venues of the events. Or, special landmarks
18. Be a Reporter of the Olympics or you can be an Olympic Athlete
19. Hidden Pictures PowerPoint Game
20. Design a Travel Brochure to attract travelers to Brazil and Rio
21. Vocabulary

** I recommend using the official 2016 Rio Summer Olympics site for additional information.

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