Learning from the Past: Origin of the Modern Olympic Games

Middle schoolers compare ancient Olympic games to modern Olympic games. In this Olympic Games history lesson, students share a favorite story from past family experience and learn about traditions that society values. Middle schoolers watch videos and read information about the birth of the Olympic games. Students complete a Venn Diagram to compare and contrast ancient games to the modern games, write an essay, and create a timeline of Olympic events.

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Resource Details

Grade
6th - 8th
Subjects
English Language Arts
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
45 mins
Instructional Strategy
Skills Practice