The Ancient & Modern Olympics Resource Bundle

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They happen just once every four years... So what will your students have learnt about the Olympics before they pass?

Use The Ancient & Modern Olympics Resource Bundle to engage students in the history of the Games, and its 2016 host nation: Brazil.

Australian Curriculum Links: ACHASSK069, ACHASSK139, ACDSEH036

This resource is delivered as a PDF in A4 size.


So, what's included?

✓ Dozens of ideas to introduce the topic, dig a little deeper and get creative with it!

✓ Two engaging and entertaining articles to get students into the spirit of the Games: a 1000-word article entitled A Bizarre History of Olympic Events and a 700-word article entitled The Fall and Rise of the Olympics.

✓ Pre- and Post- reading quiz to assess reading comprehension.

✓ KW Chart template to find out what students know, and what they would like to know about the Olympics and its host nation.

✓ South America Map template instructs students to mark key geographical features.

✓ Ancient vs. Modern Olympics comparison worksheet.

✓ Olympic Symbol Profile worksheet.

✓ Brazil and Australia comparison worksheet.

✓ Olympic Impact PNQ chart worksheet asks students to assess the positives and negatives for Brazil in hosting the Games, as well as the questions the government needed to ask before committing to it.

✓ Design an Olympic Medal activity.

✓ Fun Spot the Difference puzzle


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The articles used in this resource bundle was first published in HistoriCool Magazine Issue 22 August/September 2016. If you haven't already heard of HistoriCool Magazine (i.e. the coolest mag in history!) jump over to www.historicool.com.au to check it out!

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