Summer Olympic Games (ebook Gr: 4 to A)

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Summer Olympic Games
Publisher: Rainbow Horizons Publishing
69 pages
Grades: 4 to Adult
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More great Olympic activities to motivate students in your langauge arts class. The "Summer Olympics Games" unit looks at eight different sporting events that take place at the Summer Olympic Games.  Students study information about the sporting events as they read the newspaper articles. Students practise using different reading, writing, research, and language arts skills as they complete the exciting activities in the "Summer Olympic Games" unit. Section One includes a series of lessons designed to provide students with interesting facts and and information about different sporting events. Section Two includes a number of optional lessons that teachers can use to supplement the main lessons of the unit. Section Three provides suggestions for major projects that the students can complete during the unit or when they have finished the main lessons of the unit.


Section I contains eight structured lessons dealing with differents sporting events at  the Summer Olympic Games. Students read a series of newspaper articles, use books from the classroom display, and use the internet to complete the activities of these lessons.

  1. Aritistic Gymnastics
  2. Baseball
  3. Boxing
  4. Cycling
  5. Diving
  6. Sailing
  7. Swimming
  8. Triathalon


The optional activities provide teachers with flexibility in teaching the unit. They can replace activities in the main lessons, be used as review, or provide students with enrichment.

  1. Games
  2. Facilities Layout Map
  3. Summer Olympics Trivia Game
  4. Survey
  5. Website
  6. Visitor
  7. What Sport Am I? Riddles
  8. Word Seach Puzzle
  9. Crossword Puzzle
  10. Sample Exam


The major projects can be completed by the students individually, with a partner, or in small groups.

  1. Summer Olympic Games Research Scavenger Hunt
  2. Promote an OIympic Sport