It's hard to believe that the 2018 Winter Olympics are just around the corner. Help your students get excited about this international event with this unit. This engaging unit incorporates a variety of language arts, math, social studies and science skills; it truly is an fully integrated unit. Included in this unit:
Activity 1: The First Winter Olympics Informational reading and questions.
Activity 2: Winter Olympic Sport Reports: Students do research on a specific Winter Olympic sport using books or the internet. An optional rubric for presentations is included.
Activity 3: South Korea Map Skills: Students use resources to fill in parts of a South Korean map.
Activity 4: Get Your Tickets Students spend a specific budget on tickets to Olympic events.
Activity 5: Trip of a Lifetime: Students use data about mileage and time change to answer questions.
Activity 6: Eat Like an Athlete: Students create a menu in order to reach required calories per day for 3 days.
Activity 7: Cinquain Poem: Students write a cinquain poem about their favorite Winter Olympic sport.
Activity 8: Marble Curling: Students engage in a fun marble activity and learn about laws of motion.
Activity 9: Creative Writing: Students write a proposal for a new Winter Olympic sport.
Activity 10: The Science of the Winter Olympics: This video series highlights the science behind a variety of Winter Olympic sports. A writing page is provided for students to write about what they learn.
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