This Common Core Informational Reading packet features 7 reading passages about the Winter Olympics with common core aligned questions for each passage. Reading Informational Standards 5.1, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4, 5.5, 5.7, 5.8, and 5.9 (no 5.6) are addressed. The passages are as follows:
Passages and aligned standards:
*The Winter Olympics (R.I 5.1, 5.2, 5.4, 5.7)
*The Bobsled (R.I 5.1, 5.2, 5.4, 5.5)
*The Luge & Skeleton (R.I 5.1, 5.4, 5.5, 5.9)
* Speed Skating (R.I 5.1, 5.4, 5.7, 5.8)
* 1980: Miracle on Ice (R.I 5.3, 5.4, 5.5)
*The Olympic Rings (R.I 5.1, 5.4)
*Sochi 2014 (RI 5.1, 5.4, 5.5, 5.7)
* The Events (Description of all current Winter Olympic Events)
* Snow, Ice, or Sled?
*Matching the Games (Match the game based on the description)
The majority of questions are short answer, though I did add some multiple choice questions.
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Please Note: I created this to provide more information to my students about the Winter Olympics, specifically lesser known events such as the Skeleton, Luge, Bobsled, and Speed Skating and some famous American moments such as Miracle on Ice. I also added a passage and questions about Sochi 2014.