2021 Summer Olympics: Tokyo, Japan Research Unit with PowerPoint


Teach non-fiction comprehension skills by using research to learn about the 2020 (2021) Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan. Students will stay engaged with informational text throughout this week-long unit. This unit integrates technology, vocabulary, writing, art, reading strategies and more! Students will respond to informational text by answering questions in a student booklet in a variety of formats. Students will learn vocabulary words by creating a picture vocabulary flip book. The vocabulary words are embedded throughout the unit to promote ample opportunities for learning. There are also extra pages for early finishers or to use as morning work or centers.

Included with your purchase:

*2020 Summer Olympics PowerPoint: 13 slides

*Unit Plan included as well as 4 pages of detailed descriptions of the activities

*Student Workbook with comprehension questions: 5 pages

*8 Vocabulary cards

*Definitions for Vocabulary words

*Vocabulary word flip book with pictures

*Vocabulary Puzzle Pieces {picture, definition, word}

*Graphic Organizer (2 options for handwriting lines)

*Writing paper (two options for handwriting lines)

*Graphic organizer for writing a paragraph

*Crossword puzzle

*Word Search

*ABC order

*Anchor Chart pieces

*2020 Summer Olympics labels for pocket to store student work

*2020 Summer Olympics SMART ART writing activity (2 activities)

*Please Note: Other companion activities are also available as an add-on to this unit!


$$ Money Saving Olympic Bundles $$:

  1. PRINTABLE SUMMER OLYMPICS Pocketbook Bundle (All 6 Printable Units 20% off)
  2. DIGITAL SUMMER OLYMPICS Bundle (All 6 Digital Units 20% off)
  3. Summer Olympic BOOM CARDS™ Bundle (6 decks total)

Individual Printable and Digital Olympic Units:

  1. Printable Modern Olympics Unit or Digital Modern Olympics Unit for Google
  2. Printable Ancient Olympics Unit or Digital Ancient Olympics Unit for Google
  3. Printable Gymnastics Unit or Digital Gymnastics Unit for Google
  4. Printable Swimming Unit or Digital Swimming Unit for Google
  5. Printable Basketball Unit or Digital Basketball Unit for Google
  6. Printable Track and Field Unit or Digital Track and Field Unit for Google

Olympic Boom Cards (Digital Task Cards):

  1. Summer Olympics 2021 in Tokyo Boom Cards™
  2. Modern Olympic Boom Cards™
  3. Ancient Olympic Boom Cards™
  4. Gymnastics Boom Cards™
  5. Swimming Boom Cards™
  6. Basketball Boom Cards™
  7. Track and Field Boom Cards™


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