Modern Olympic Games Cloze

Although somewhat similar to the ancient Olympic Games, the modern Olympic Games introduced different sports, adopted new values, and brought countries together. In a cloze activity, class members read about the modern Olympics and complete sentences by filling in the blanks using words from a word bank. 

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Use the sheet with an ancient Olympic cloze activity, and have class members compare and contrast the changes in the Olympic Games
  • Time the cloze assignment
  • Provide dictionaries for learners to check their work
Classroom Considerations

  • Review the words in the word bank prior distributing
Pros

  • Enables pupils to comprehend as they read
Cons

  • Does not include an answer key