Social Studies: The Birth of Olympism

Learners complete maps of Ancient Greece identifying key sites of the ancient Olympic games. After watching a video, they complete worksheets about the games and the athletes. Students discuss how the spirit of Ekecheiria, the "Sacred Truce," can apply to their own lives. The lesson includes several extension activities.

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Resource Details

Grade
6th - 8th
Subjects
Social Studies & History
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
3 days
Instructional Strategy
Discussion
Technology
Video
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  • Vocabulary
  • Worksheet