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Here is a an awesome, 17-page lesson plan on a simulated Olympic Games for your young athletes. After learning about the history of the Olympics, the whole class takes part in events such as The Cotton Ball Shot Put, The Paper Plate Discus Throw and The Sponge Squeeze. There are certificates that can be used for each pupil to keep track of scores and detailed instructions on how to run each event. An excellent physical education resource!
Young scholars explore the concept of measurement. In this measurement instructional activity, students discuss what specific measurement tools such as an odometer measure. Young scholars recite a measurement poem. Students make a foldable with conversion units from standard to metric.
Students review the metric and customary systems of measurement. In groups, they experiment with rice to discover the difference between the two systems. They record their observations on a worksheet and examine how capacity differs. To end the lesson, they complete an oral quiz.
Students read a story, identify the locations of different places in the story, decide the distance between each set of places in the story, and create a map with a legend. They select a story and work in pairs to develop a map with a legend to illustrate the primary action in the plot of the story. Finally, students write about the process they used to make their maps and any mistakes or discoveries they made.