Ready to copy and go! This comprehensive download includes:
Reading comprehension passages on:
-History of the Olympics
-Symbols and Traditions of the Olympics,
-Paralympics, Special Olympics and Deaflympics
-Summer Olympic Heroes of the Past: Jesse Owens, Jim Thorpe, Wilma Rudolph
-Summer Olympics Heroes of the Present: Michael Phelps, Simone Biles
Comprehension questions included with each passage to encourage students to form their own opinions about information presented rather than just remember the facts.
Graphic organizers for students to research, write, and present reports on their own favorite Olympic sports and sports legends.
Data provided for students to graph and show which cities and countries have "Hosted the Most."
Olympics Board Game for students to play and practice grade level computations while reviewing Olympics trivia questions.
And JUST FOR FUN activities including a pictogram challenge, making a timeline of Olympic Games from 1890's to 2016, and finding Olympics locations on the world map.
This full day of activities also includes independent fiction and non-fiction reader response forms, morning and afternoon messages, a grid aligning activities to common core standards, and organizers for your sub teacher.
Altogether an informative and fun way to get your kids involved in the coming Summer Olympics in Rio. As always, your following and feedback will be much appreciated!
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