Sports at the Summer Olympics Informational Text - Basketball

Sports at the Summer Olympics Informational Text - Basketball
Sports at the Summer Olympics Informational Text - Basketball
Sports at the Summer Olympics Informational Text - Basketball
Sports at the Summer Olympics Informational Text - Basketball
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The summer Olympics are coming to Tokyo, Japan in 2020! Activities like this informational text reading passage will get your students engaged and excited about this global event. Students will learn about basketball at the Olympics, including the new 3x3 basketball event makings its debut!

***Please note that this resource will be updated once decisions are made regarding when the Tokyo Olympics will take place. You will be able to download the updated version free of charge. Thanks!

The reading passage is two pages and discusses information related to the history of basketball, countries that have been successful in the sport, the Olympics tournament, rules, and the new 3x3 event. A "words to know" box is also included to help with vocabulary building. There are five reading comprehension questions for student to complete after reading the text. The questions require students to compare and contrast, discuss how basketball at the Olympics has changed over time, and share opinions about the sport while citing evidence from the text.

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Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence.
Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
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4 pages
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