Modern Olympics Research unit with PowerPoint


Kids love to learn about real-world events! Use informational text to teach a week long unit on the Modern Olympics, perfect for the 2021 SUMMER Games in Tokyo! The Modern Olympics unit is a comprehensive week long unit that 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:

*Modern Olympics PowerPoint: 12 slides

*Lesson Plan / Description of Activities: 3 pages

*Student Workbook with comprehension questions: 6 pages

*Vocabulary cards with definitions

*Vocabulary word flip book with pictures

*Graphic Organizers

*Writing paper (two options for handwriting lines)

*Graphic organizer for writing a paragraph (two options for handwriting lines)

*Crossword puzzle

*Word Search

*Acrostic poem

*ABC order

*Get the Gist

*Vocabulary Puzzle pieces {picture-word-definition}

*Photos for an Anchor Chart

*Modern Olympics labels for pocket to store student work

*Olympic Rings SMART ART writing activity

*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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