Summer Games Sports Graphic Organizers | Secondary #summergames

Grade Levels
6th - 9th, Homeschool
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The summer games are coming to Tokyo, Japan in 2020 ... or 2021! These sports research graphic organizers are great lessons for getting your students engaged and excited about this global event. In these Summer Games activities, students will research and learn about each of the 50 disciplines across 33 different sports featured in the Games, including the five new sports. These graphic organizers can be used as an assignment or a note-taking tool for a presentation or essay about each sport.

Each 2-page graphic organizer includes space for information about each sport's:

  • Invention
  • Playing surface
  • Debut at the Games
  • History
  • Equipment
  • Players & positions
  • Uniform
  • Qualities of successful athletes
  • Location of invention & where it's popular (including mapping component)
  • Medal winners
  • Basic rules
  • Famous athletes
  • Words you would use to describe the sport
  • Fun facts
  • Resources to learn more

These sports are included in the graphic organizers:

  1. 3x3 Basketball
  2. Archery
  3. Artistic Gymnastics
  4. Artistic Swimming (formerly known as synchronized swimming)
  5. Athletics (aka track & field)
  6. Badminton
  7. Baseball
  8. Basketball
  9. Beach Volleyball
  10. BMX Freestyle
  11. BMX Racing
  12. Boxing
  13. Canoe Slalom
  14. Canoe Sprint
  15. Diving
  16. Equestrian Dressage
  17. Equestrian Eventing
  18. Equestrian Jumping
  19. Fencing
  20. Football (aka soccer)
  21. Golf
  22. Handball
  23. Hockey
  24. Judo
  25. Karate Kata
  26. Karate Kumite
  27. Marathon Swimming
  28. Modern Pentathlon
  29. Mountain Biking
  30. Rhythmic Gymnastics
  31. Road Cycling
  32. Rowing
  33. Rugby
  34. Sailing
  35. Shooting
  36. Skateboarding
  37. Softball
  38. Sport Climbing
  39. Surfing
  40. Swimming
  41. Table Tennis
  42. Taekwondo
  43. Tennis
  44. Track Cycling
  45. Trampoline Gymnastics
  46. Triathlon
  47. Volleyball
  48. Water Polo
  49. Weightlifting
  50. Wrestling

Two additional graphic organizers are also included if you prefer to use the American names for football (soccer) and athletics (track and field). A blank graphic organizer is also included.

You may also be interested in other Summer Games activities related to the #summergames:

Latitude and Longitude Practice Puzzles Bundle

Summer Games 2020 Secondary Bingo

Basketball at the Summer Games Informational Text

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