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8 resources with the concept the ancient olympic games

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Origin of the Modern Summer Games

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Where did the Olympic Summer Games originate? The class takes a look at ancient origins of modern Olympic games. They research the Olympics and write a compare and contrast essay that describes how the Olympic Games have changed since...
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Olympic Games

For Students 7th - 9th
The Olympic Games are the subject of a differentiated lesson for a middle school classroom. Activities include researching the events in the ancient games and comparing them to events in the modern Olympics, gathering acts about why...
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The Ancient Origins of the Olympics

For Students 4th - 12th
Whether or not it is an Olympic year, young athletes will be inspired by this brief, animated history of the Olympics and the Olympic motto, "Citius, Altius, Fortius." 
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1988 Summer Olypmics

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Young scholars research the Olympic Games and focus on the 1988 summer Olympics in Korea. In this Olympic Games lesson plan, students make a collage of sports pictures and a web of sports in the summer Olympics. Young scholars complete...
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Live from Ancient Olympia!

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students study online resources to examine the ancient Olympic Games and athletes. They investigate the qualities of ancient Olympic athletes and role interviews with the athletes.
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It's All Greek to Me

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders examine the culture of ancient Greece. They complete a WebQuest to research information about daily life in ancient Greece, create a shoebox exhibit for a class ancient Greece museum, and stage Olympic games.
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The Ancient Olympics

For Students 6th
For this Olympics worksheet, 6th graders study about ancient Olympic competitions.  Students respond to five multiple choice questions.
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A Day at the Ancient Olympics

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners examine how athletes from various ancient Greek city-states behaved at the Olympic Games. They conduct Internet research, take notes on a worksheet, and write a screenplay for a television drama about the Olympic Games in...