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This worksheet, ‘5Ws and How of the Winter Olympics’ provides a structured diagram that helps students identify the who, what, when, where, why and how of the Winter Olympic Games History. It is a great visual graphic that can be used as a comprehension activity and to generate meaningful class discussion.

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This worksheet, ‘5Ws and How: The Olympic Games’ provides a structured diagram that helps students identify the who, what, when, where, why and how of the Olympics. It is a great visual graphic that can be used as a comprehension activity and to generate meaningful class discussion.

Analysing Text
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This analysing text worksheet ‘A Figure Skating Controversy’ supports students to use various strategies to understand a narrative text about controversial judging in this Winter Olympics event. It is aimed at encouraging students to deconstruct the text in order to gain a deeper understanding of its purpose, to recall specific details from the text, to …More

Irish History
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This history timeline, ‘Irish Olympic Gold’ features important dates and factual background information about the people who have won gold medals at the Summer Olympics for the Republic of Ireland. This is a great resource for broadening students’ historical and cultural knowledge about Ireland and could be used as a prompt for further discussion or …More

South African History
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This history timeline, ‘South African Sports Highlights’ features important dates and factual background information about the nation’s leading sports people and events that marked key moments in the country’s history. This is a great resource for broadening students’ historical and cultural knowledge about South Africa and could be used as a prompt for further discussion …More

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This worksheet, ‘A.S.P.I.R.E. Values’ is a great resource that encourages students to research the acronym A.S.P.I.R.E.. Students are required to list the six Olympic values and describe them. They are also asked to provide an example or situation where they have seen or they could see these values being enacted in real life. The activity …More

History for Kids
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This history article, ‘Against All Odds’ features some amazing and unbelievable events in sporting history. It provides factual information and is aimed at broadening students’ scientific and historical awareness.

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This sports article, ‘Alpine Skiing’ features the origins of the sport in the Winter Olympics and an alpine skiing record breaking fact. It provides factual background information and is aimed at broadening students’ historical and sporting awareness in an engaging manner.

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This worksheet, ‘Alpine Skiing Profile’ provides a simple graphic for students to explore and organise key information relating to the Winter Olympic sport, alpine skiing. The resource asks students to explain what equipment is needed, the history of that sport, the nature of the sport in today’s Winter Olympics and past gold medal winners. It …More

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This worksheet, ‘Asking Questions about the Winter Olympics’ prompts students to create questions using one word from the left column and one word from the top row that can help in discussing and researching the Winter Olympic Games. It is a great resource that assists students in creating progressively more complex, higher-order questions to prompt …More

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This worksheet, ‘Athletics Profile’ provides a simple graphic for students to explore and organise key information relating to the Olympic Games sport, athletics. The resource asks students to explain what equipment is needed, the rules and scoring of the sport, the history of the sport and past gold medal winners. It allows students to demonstrate …More

Celebrating National Days
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This Australian themed bunting can be reproduced and used as part of a colourful classroom display. The bunting is formatted as two flags per page. Each flag includes drawn cut-out holes allowing them to be strung together and hung in the classroom.

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This worksheet, ‘Badminton Profile’ provides a simple graphic for students to explore and organise key information relating to the Olympic Games sport, badminton. The resource asks students to explain what equipment is needed, the rules and scoring of the sport, the history of the sport and past gold medal winners. It allows students to demonstrate …More

Canadian History
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This history article, ‘Basketball’, features important factual background information about the invention of basketball. It explains how Canadian schoolteacher James Naismith came up with the idea for the game as a way to occupy his unruly students. It is aimed at broadening students’ historical and cultural awareness and could be used as a prompt for …More

Analysing Text
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This analysing text worksheet ‘Become a Challenge Olympics Volunteer’ supports students to use various strategies to understand an informative text about volunteering at these games. It is aimed at encouraging students to deconstruct the text in order to gain a deeper understanding of its purpose, to recall specific details from the text, to look critically …More

Reading Comprehension
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This Reading Comprehension worksheet, ‘Become a Challenge Olympics Volunteer’, features a letter from the Challenge Olympics Committee that outlines volunteer positions and criteria. It encourages students to use a variety of strategies to interpret the text of the letter and includes questions about author’s purpose, slant/bias, drawing a conclusion, making a judgment, questioning, and detail. …More

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This sports article, ‘Biathlon’ features the origins of the sport in the Winter Olympics, how the sport has changed over time and a biathlon record breaking fact. It provides factual background information and is aimed at broadening students’ historical and sporting awareness in an engaging manner.

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This worksheet, ‘Biathlon Profile’ provides a simple graphic for students to explore and organise key information relating to the Winter Olympic sport, the biathlon. The resource asks students to explain what equipment is needed, the history of that sport, the nature of the sport in today’s Winter Olympics and past gold medal winners. It allows …More

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In this worksheet, ‘Boat Word Search’ students find hidden boating words.

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This worksheet, ‘Bobsledding Profile’ provides a simple graphic for students to explore and organise key information relating to the Winter Olympic sport, bobsledding. The resource asks students to explain what equipment is needed, the history of that sport, the nature of the sport in today’s Winter Olympics and past gold medal winners. It allows students …More

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This sports article, ‘Bobsleigh’ features the origins of the sport in the Winter Olympics, how bobsleighs have changed since the beginning of the sport and a bobsleigh record breaking fact. It provides factual background information and is aimed at broadening students’ historical and sporting awareness in an engaging manner.

Reading Comprehension
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The report, ‘Bonnie Blair’ tells readers about the speed skater who once held the record for the most gold medals won by an American athlete at the Olympic Games. It provides opportunities for students to practise vocabulary and comprehension skills. Answer sheet provided with file download.

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This worksheet, ‘Boxing Profile’ provides a simple graphic for students to explore and organise key information relating to the Olympic Games sport, boxing. The resource asks students to explain what equipment is needed, the rules and scoring of the sport, the history of the sport and past gold medal winners. It allows students to demonstrate …More

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This quick reference text, ‘Brazil: Fast Facts’ features a quick review of factual information about Brazil. It is aimed at broadening students’ geographical, historical and cultural awareness of the world’s fifth largest country by providing a summary of key facts accompanied by informative images.

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This Brazilian flag bunting can be reproduced and used as part of a colourful classroom display. The bunting is formatted as two flags per page. Each flag includes drawn cut-out holes allowing them to be strung together and hung in the classroom.

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This worksheet, ‘Choosing a Winter Olympic Sport’ asks students to analyse the pros and cons of two sports. This resource provides students with the opportunity to develop their own opinion and to form a conclusion on which sport they would prefer to compete in. Some students find it difficult to asses another angle. Using this …More

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This worksheet, ‘Choosing an Olympic Sport’ asks students to analyse the pros and cons of two sports. This resource provides students with the opportunity to develop their own opinion and to form a conclusion on which sport they would prefer to compete in. Some students find it difficult to asses another angle. Using this graphical …More

Famous Canadian People
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This profile, ‘Clara Hughes’, features important factual background information about the famous Canadian Olympian. It is aimed at broadening students’ historical and cultural awareness in an engaging manner, and could be used a prompt for further discussion or study about Canada.

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This worksheet, ‘Compare and Contrast Winter Olympic Athletes’ is a great graphical organiser that students can use to describe the similarities and differences between two types of Winter Olympic athletes. The requirements of athletes differ according to which sport and event they enter however being Winter Olympic athletes there will also be some common skills …More

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This worksheet, ‘Compare and Contrast: Olympic Athletes’ is a great graphical organiser that students can use to describe the similarities and differences between two types of Olympic athletes. The requirements of athletes differ according to which sport and event they enter however being Olympic athletes there will also be some common skills that they both …More

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This worksheet, ‘Cross Country Skiing Profile’ provides a simple graphic for students to explore and organise key information relating to the Winter Olympic sport, cross country skiing. The resource asks students to explain what equipment is needed, the history of that sport, the nature of the sport in today’s Winter Olympics and past gold medal …More

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This sports article, ‘Cross-Country’ features the history of this team winter sport, its introduction into the Winter Olympics and a cross-country record breaking fact. It provides factual background information and is aimed at broadening students’ historical and sporting awareness in an engaging manner.

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This sports article, ‘Curling’ features the origins of the sport in the Winter Olympics and a curling record breaking fact. It provides factual background information and is aimed at broadening students’ historical and sporting awareness in an engaging manner.

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This worksheet, ‘Curling Profile’ provides a simple graphic for students to explore and organise key information relating to the Winter Olympic sport, curling. The resource asks students to explain what equipment is needed, the history of that sport, the nature of the sport in today’s Winter Olympics and past gold medal winners. It allows students …More

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This worksheet, ‘Cycling Profile’ provides a simple graphic for students to explore and organise key information relating to the Olympic Games sport, cycling. The resource asks students to explain what equipment is needed, the rules and scoring of the sport, the history of the sport and past gold medal winners. It allows students to demonstrate …More

Analysing Text
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This analysing text worksheet ‘Editorial on The Paralympics’ supports students to use various strategies to understand a newspaper editorial about the importance of these games. It is aimed at encouraging students to deconstruct the text in order to gain a deeper understanding of its purpose, to recall specific details from the text, to look critically …More

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This sports article, ‘Figure Skating’ features the sport’s beginnings in the Winter Olympics, the origins of a famous jump and a figure skating record breaking fact. It provides factual background information and is aimed at broadening students’ historical and sporting awareness in an engaging manner.

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This worksheet, ‘Figure Skating Profile’ provides a simple graphic for students to explore and organise key information relating to the Winter Olympic sport, figure skating. The resource asks students to explain what equipment is needed, the history of that sport, the nature of the sport in today’s Winter Olympics and past gold medal winners. It …More

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This sports article, ‘Freestyle Skiing’ features this relatively new Winter Olympics sport, how far it has come since the 1960s and a freestyle skiing record breaking fact. It provides factual background information and is aimed at broadening students’ historical and sporting awareness in an engaging manner.

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This worksheet, ‘Freestyle Skiing Profile’ provides a simple graphic for students to explore and organise key information relating to the Winter Olympic sport, freestyle skiing. The resource asks students to explain what equipment is needed, the history of that sport, the nature of the sport in today’s Winter Olympics and past gold medal winners. It …More

Reading Comprehension
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This reading comprehension activity, ‘Gail Devers: The World’s Fastest Woman’ asks students to answer comprehension questions about the famous American runner Gail Devers. It is aimed at developing students’ awareness of semantics and encourages them to form opinions and think about the author’s purpose.

Maths and Technology
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In the interesting learning activity, ‘Good Sports?’ students learn about and discuss the use of technology to improve swimmers’ performances. They use graphs and tables to evaluate the impact of changes, and form opinions about the fairness of using technology to enhance performances. This activity includes comprehensive teaching notes to be read before beginning the …More

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This worksheet, ‘Gymnastics Profile’ provides a simple graphic for students to explore and organise key information relating to the Olympic Games sport, gymnastics. The resource asks students to explain what equipment is needed, the rules and scoring of the sport, the history of the sport and past gold medal winners. It allows students to demonstrate …More

Reading Comprehension
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This Reading Comprehension worksheet, ‘Hakeem Olajuwon’, features a biographical text about a famous basketball player who immigrated to the United States from Nigeria. It encourages students to use a variety of strategies to interpret the text and includes questions about detail, drawing a conclusion, cause and effect, making a judgment, character, validity, and genre. Answer …More

History for Kids
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This history article, ‘Historical Person: The Golden Girl’ features the great Australian Olympic running gold medallist Elizabeth (Betty) Cuthbert. It provides factual background information on the life of this Australian sporting legend and is aimed at broadening students’ cultural and historical awareness.

Sporting Events
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This worksheet, ‘History of the Winter Olympics’ provides a vertical timeline with space for students to explore five interesting dates important to the history of the Olympics. The timeline spans the period from 1924 to 2010 and includes dates that explore some of the unusual events in Winter Olympic history. This resource allows students to …More

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This worksheet, ‘Hockey Profile’ provides a simple graphic for students to explore and organise key information relating to the Olympic Games sport, hockey. The resource asks students to explain what equipment is needed, the rules and scoring of the sport, the history of the sport and past gold medal winners. It allows students to demonstrate …More

Measurement
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The hands-on activity, ‘Holey Moley’ shows students how they can set up a beanbag golf game. As they work out the layout of their course, they must decide on the distances between the holes and estimate the number of throws (the par) required to reach each hole. They record their results on the learning activity. …More

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This sports article, ‘Ice Hockey’ features the origins of this Winter Olympics sport, the players’ protective clothing and an ice hockey record breaking fact. It provides factual background information and is aimed at broadening students’ historical and sporting awareness in an engaging manner.

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This worksheet, ‘Ice Hockey Profile’ provides a simple graphic for students to explore and organise key information relating to the Winter Olympic sport, ice hockey. The resource asks students to explain what equipment is needed, the history of that sport, the nature of the sport in today’s Winter Olympics and past gold medal winners. It …More

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This worksheet, ‘Judo Profile’ provides a simple graphic for students to explore and organise key information relating to the Olympic Games sport, judo. The resource asks students to explain what equipment is needed, the rules and scoring of the sport, the history of the sport and past gold medal winners. It allows students to demonstrate …More

Irish History
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This history article, ‘Katie Taylor’ features Ireland’s Olympic gold medal-winning boxer who is breaking down barriers for women both inside and outside the ring. It provides factual information about Katie Taylor along with a glossary of unfamiliar words and terms from the text. It is aimed at broadening students’ cultural and historical awareness and can …More

Reading Comprehension
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This reading comprehension activity, ‘Kristine Lilly’ asks students to answer questions about a famous American soccer player. It is aimed at increasing students’ awareness of semantics and encourages students to recall information, make judgements, form opinions and think about author purpose.

Oral Language Photo Activity
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This oral language photo activity ‘Bicycles’, enhances vocabulary and concept development by providing a thought-provoking visual stimulus that can be used as a prompt to engage students in discussion. Each photo is complete with an accompanying lesson plan featuring tips and activities to develop oral language and vocabulary further.

Oral Language Photo Activity
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This oral language photo activity ‘Cycling’, enhances vocabulary and concept development by providing a thought-provoking visual stimulus that can be used as a prompt to engage students in discussion. Each photo is complete with an accompanying lesson plan featuring tips and activities to develop oral language and vocabulary further.

Sporting Events
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This sports article, ‘Luge’ features the origins of the sport in the Winter Olympics, a new luge event at the 2014 Games and a luge record breaking fact. It provides factual background information and is aimed at broadening students’ historical and sporting awareness in an engaging manner.

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This worksheet, ‘Luging Profile’ provides a simple graphic for students to explore and organise key information relating to the Winter Olympic sport, luging. The resource asks students to explain what equipment is needed, the history of that sport, the nature of the sport in today’s Winter Olympics and past gold medal winners. It allows students …More

Celebrating Relationships
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This hands-on activity, ‘Make Your Own Golf Cards’ provides step-by-step instructions for students to follow in the classroom or at home. This resource directs students through the process of making a golf themed gift card through using a stencil provided and craft materials. It is particularly useful when celebrating special days to give to fathers, …More

Analysing Text
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This analysing text worksheet ‘More Than Gold Medals’ supports students to use various strategies to understand a narrative text about three ice skaters that overcame the odds to win gold. It is aimed at encouraging students to deconstruct the text in order to gain a deeper understanding of its purpose, to recall specific details from …More

Sporting Events
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This worksheet, ‘My Day at the Winter Olympics’ is a great writing prompt that encourages students to write freely using their own creative ideas. Some students may find it difficult to motivate themselves to write creatively. With this writing prompt they have enough freedom to explore their own ideas, encouraging all students to write.

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