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The Seven Wonders of the World: The Statue of Zeus at Olympia

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore the culture of classical Greece by examining The Statue of Zeus at Olympia. In this Seven Wonders of the World instructional activity, students will expand their understanding of Greek mythology, the Olympics and the...
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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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Ancient Greeks: A Trip to Olympia

For Students 6th
In this ancient Greece Olympics worksheet, students answer 5 long answer questions to form a diary entry as though they were an Olympic athlete in ancient Greece. 
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Learning From the Past

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Coming up on the Olympics? Be sure your middle schoolers understand the dynamic and ancient history of this global tradition. They begin by recalling traditions parents have passed down, considering their relevance and ways they might be...
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Learning From the Past: Origin of the Modern Summer Games

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Where did our beloved Summer Games originate? Kids look for the origins of the Summer Olympics in our ancient past. They research how the Games came to be and how they have changed. They'll complete Venn diagrams to compare and contrast...
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The Olympics

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students study about the ruins of Ancient Olympia along with telling about what games are traditional in the Olympics. With the teacher using a PowerPoint to the sites, students label a map of their own. For the final project, they...
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Origin of the Modern Summer Games

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students research the ancient Olympic Games. In this Olympic Games lesson, students discuss Pierre de Coubertin, Greek culture, and ancient Olympia. Students complete two readings. Students write an essay about the spirit of Olympism,...
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Origin of the Modern Olympic Games

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students using a Venn diagram, compare and contrast the modern and ancient Olympic games. They write essays and construct timelines about the games. Students, using various items, create tools for a new Olympic game and write the...
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Geography of Ancient Greece

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students are to recognize where Athens, Sparta, and Olympia are on a map. They have to also list the geographical features of each area as well. They do this by using their textbook and a map of ancient Greece
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The Birth of the Ancient Games: The Olympics

For Students 8th - 10th
This exercise includes a lengthy article on the history of the Olympics as well as a map of Ancient Greece. The last page includes 15 reading comprehension questions about the passage. A fairly thorough look at this topic - geared toward...
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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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My Big Fat Greek Olympics

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
The Olympic Games are indeed a significant and far-reaching cultural component in our international community today, but from where do they originate? Where do our traditions stem from, and how do we choose the sports that constitute...
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Final Regents Review: Greece

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Take your students on a free trip to Athens this year with this presentation, which tours the geography, history, and modern changes in the country of Greece. Clear, easy-to-understand maps and pictures help students to appreciate this...
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Fill-In : Corn Mazes

For Students 7th - 10th
Can you actually get lost in a corn maze? Kids read how one family was so lost that they called 911 for help. An interesting piece of informational text put out by the New York Times is here to entertain and educate. As they read the...
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State v. Mary Witch Scripted Mock Trial

For Teachers K - 5th
Kidnapper or kindly old woman? Kids stage the trial of Mary Witch and must decide if Mary kidnapped Hansel and Gretel or in fact was trying to save them. A script and complete directions are included in the 17-page packet.
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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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The Seven Ancient Wonders of the World

For Students 5th Standards
Did you know only one of the Seven Wonders of the World still exists today? Here is a historical reading passage that provides readers with a brief history of the seven marvelous wonders.
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The Olympic Flame's Trip

For Students 6th - 10th Standards
Just in time for the start of the Winter 2018 Olympics, you can track the Olympic torch relay through the Republic of Korea. But there must be some math involved, right? Give learners a learning exercise that prompts them to calculate...
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Washington Challenge

For Students 4th - 5th
In this state facts worksheet, students read the statements about the state of Washington. Students find the correct answer for the 10 problems.
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Learning From the Past

For Teachers 6th - 8th
The big idea for this lesson is that the past enriches our present and future. Learners explore the origin of the Olympic Games and how one man took an event from the past and reinvented it for modern times. They compare and contrast the...
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Domestic Violence

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore domestic violence and the many causes of it.
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Religion in the Schools

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The requirements of the Equal Access Act are studied and applied to factual situations. By looking at the particular contexts suggested your class can examine the difficulties faced by administrators in whether they should permit...
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Winter Olympics Vocabulary

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this Winter Olympics vocabulary skills worksheet, students match the 12 Olympics-related terms in the word bank to the appropriate definitions.  
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Winter Olympics Decoding

For Students 4th - 6th
In this Winter Olympics instructional activity, students complete a decoding puzzles with the help of a word box at the bottom of the page. All words written "in code" are related to the Winter Olympics.

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