Celebrate the Olympics! Which was the first U.S. city to host the Olympic games? Why do we light an Olympic torch? What sport involves racers speeding head-first on a sled without brakes?
Learn how Newton’s Laws of Motion can help Olympic athletes perform effectively. Build a bobsleigh to test physics principles. Bake Olympic cookies and share them with your friends at your own home Olympics. Identify main verbs and helping verbs. Write sentences using alliteration and conjunctions. Understand when to use a and an. What’s the difference between comparative and superlative adjectives? Add and subtract three-digit numbers with and without regrouping. Play games like Abbreviation Memory and Sight Word Bingo. Learn about the Winter, Summer, and Paralympic Games. Describe how Olympians demonstrate courage, perseverance, and honesty in competition. Paint in the style of Pointillism, create Olympic medals, and more!
Grade level: 3-6
Three-week, 146 page unit.
Student workbook pages are designed to reinforce the daily concepts and are included within the unit.