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Day 7 – Those Amazing Olympics

Overview

Today, we’re going to…

  • watch a video about the origins of the Olympics
  • read and answer questions about those amazing Olympics
  • learn how to draw the Olympic Rings

Talking Points for Parents / Caregivers

Before watching the video, consider asking the following…

  • What do you think you know about the Olympics?
  • What are you curious to learn about the Olympics?
  • Do you have a favourite Olympic sport? Tell me more.

After watching the video, consider asking the following…

  • What are the three new facts you learned about the Olympics?
  • What would you like to learn more about the Olympics?

Step 1: Videos – The Origins of the Olympics

To learn about the origins of the Olympics, watch the video at the link below.

Step 2: Reading Comprehension – Those Amazing Olympics

Once you have finished watching the video, read more about those amazing Olympics! Print the document located at the link below and answer the questions. Have your child read the article to you, or take turns reading. To ensure understanding of the article, have them retell what they have read.  Next, review the questions and encourage your child to go back to the article to support his or her answers. Don’t forget to write complete sentences for answers! No cutting corners!

CLICK TO VIEW ABOUT THOSE AMAZING OLYMPICS WORKSHEET

The answers to the questions can be found at the link below. You may print these answers off and use them as a reference, or check your answers here.

CLICK TO VIEW ABOUT THOSE AMAZING OLYMPICS ANSWERS

Step 3: Art and Creativity

Next, grab some paper and coloured pencils for some drawing fun! Watch the following video and learn how to draw the Olympic Rings. 


Be sure to display your artwork!