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Olympics, Then and Now
In this chart of Olympic games past and present worksheet, students read a T-Chart with facts and answer comprehension questions. Students write 5 answers.
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The Olympic Symbols
Get into the Olympic spirit with a resource about the values and symbols of the Olympic Games. With sections about prominent images of the Olympics, including the flame and the interlocked rings, the packet supplies engaging information...
3rd - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
The Olympics: Then and Now
Just in time for the summer Olympics! Young readers compare and contrast the Olympics in present day to the Olympics 2,700 years ago. After reading about the history of the games, they respond to five questions based on what they read.
3rd English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Go For the Gold! For Grades 6-8
Students research the history of the Olympic Games and write a research paper on their topic. In this historical research lesson, students read articles about the history of the Olympics. They are assigned a sport to research and write...
5th - 7th English Language Arts
Sports and Politics: Making Statements
Students examine the actions of Tommie Smith, John Carlos, and Muhammad Ali. For this United States history lesson, students explore primary and secondary sources regarding acts of political activism. Students participate in speed...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts