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Social Studies: The Birth of Olympism

Students 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 instructional activity includes several extension activities.

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Resource Details

6th - 8th
Social Studies & History
2 more...
Resource Type
Lesson Plans
3 days
Instructional Strategy
Included Materials
  • Vocabulary
  • Worksheet