This exciting XXIII Winter Olympic Games Word Search & Double Puzzle is a great morning work for February 9 when the Opening Ceremony of the Olympics takes place in PyeongChang South Korea. This word search will help you teach spell the names of the 15 events featured in this years Olympic Games. Our hidden message double puzzle is full of fun facts about the Olympics from the 92 nations participating in the events to the name of the Olympic Mascots Soohorang-the white tiger and Bandabi -the Asiatic black bear. Great way to practice spelling and reading comprehension while solving the puzzle in small groups.
1) Word Search= 15 words (For example)
ALPINE SKIING BIATHLON BOBSLEIGH
CROSS-COUNTRY SKIING CURLING FIGURE SKATING
FREESTYLE SKIING ICE HOCKEY LUGE
NORDIC COMBINED SHORT TRACK SPEED SKELETON
2) 22 Double puzzle words with a hidden message
The hidden message of this puzzle is nothing more than the Olympic Motto " Citius, Altius, Fortius" suggested by Pierre de Coubertin in 1894. It means ' Faster, Higher, Stronger". A wonderful message for strive to always be better at everything we do.
The lesson has a list of words included in the double puzzle. You might want the students to use it to figure out the scrambled words
3) Winter Olympics Fun Facts- This is a list of fun facts for the XXIII Winter Olympic Games in PyeongChang in South Korea. You might choose to provide the facts and have students figure out the words. Great reading comprehension modified exercise.
ENJOY the XXIII Winter Olympic Games in PyeongChang South Korea!
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