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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

Sporting Events
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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.

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.

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

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

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.

Sporting Events
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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.

Sporting Events
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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.

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.

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

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

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.

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

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.

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

Editing and Revising
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This editing and revising learning activity, ‘My Favourite Basketball Player’ encourages students to recognise capitalisation and spelling errors, and understand sentence structure. Answer sheet provided with file download.

Sporting Events
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This worksheet, ‘My Medal Design’ is a great resource that encourages students to use adjectives in describing the elements of an Olympic medal design. The resource then asks students to illustrate and label a design of their own medal and explain why those elements were included.

Sporting Events
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This worksheet, ‘My Trophy Design’ is a great resource that encourages students to use adjectives in describing the elements of trophy. The resource then asks students to illustrate and label a design of their own trophy and explain why those elements were included.

Analysing Text
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This analysing text worksheet ‘Olympic Events’ supports students to use various strategies to understand a narrative text about Olympic horse events. It is aimed at encouraging students to recall specific details from the text, to make judgements and draw conclusions about the text, as well as form opinions about the text as a whole in …More

Reading Comprehension
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This Reading Comprehension worksheet, ‘Olympic Events’, features an informational text about the Olympic horseriding events of dressage, show jumping, and three-day events. It encourages students to use a variety of strategies to interpret the text and includes questions about the main idea, vocabulary, comparison/contrast, detail, sequence, and genre. Answer sheet provided with file download.

Sporting Events
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No. of pages: 5

This Winter Olympics 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.

Sporting Events
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This Winter Olympics 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.

Sporting Events
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This black and white Olympics themed bunting can be reproduced, coloured in and used as part of a decorative 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. Full-colour Olympics themed bunting is also available.

Sporting Events
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This ‘Player of the Match Certificate (boy)’ is an award that can be reproduced for classroom use. It is formatted as either one full page award or two half page awards for printing convenience and can be laminated and distributed to students.

Sporting Events
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This ‘Player of the Match Certificate (girl)’ is an award that can be reproduced for classroom use. It is formatted as either one full page award or two half page awards for printing convenience and can be laminated and distributed to students.

Algebra
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Possum Poles’ is an engaging learning activity that shows how four possums climbed slippery poles at the Animal Olympics. Students need to use their knowledge of patterns and graphs to compare the progress of the possums. An answer sheet is provided and includes accompanying teaching notes with suggestions for supporting learning and further exploration.

Sporting Events
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This worksheet, ‘Profile of a Soccer Player’ is a simple yet effective worksheet that provides students with a template to organise information about a soccer star. Use this resource during international sporting competitions or to encourage engagement and interest in sport. It is also an exercise that requires students to select only the most relevant …More

Content Area Reading
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This content area reading activity, ‘Running the Mile’ is a maths based reading comprehension exercise encouraging students to use details to visualise, or create pictures of, what they are reading.

Algebra
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In this learning activity, ‘Shoot the Hoop’, students play a lively basketball-inspired board game that helps them think about number relationships. The board is included with the activity sheet. The accompanying teaching notes provide background information.

History for Kids
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This history article, ‘Six Reasons to Thank the Ancient Greeks’ features the six great Greeks gifts that we still have today. It provides factual information about democracy, philosophy, mathematics, the Olympics, the alphabet and storytelling, and is aimed at broadening students’ cultural and historical awareness.

Editing and Revising
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This editing and revising learning activity, ‘Soccer’ encourages students to recognise capitalisation and spelling errors, and understand sentence structure. Answer sheet provided with file download.

Sporting Events
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This set of ‘Soccer Shirt Cards’ is a simple yet effective way to incorporate the FIFA World Cup into classroom activities. They can be used in maths activities in ordering numbers, creating patterns or mathematical games. This resource is form fillable to allow numbers to be entered and then printed. Alternatively, the resource can be …More

Sporting Events
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This worksheet, ‘Soccer Uniform’ is a great resource that encourages students to describe the purpose of a soccer player’s uniform. The resource then asks students to illustrate and label a design of their own uniform that meets the needs of a soccer player.

Reading Comprehension
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This Reading Comprehension worksheet, ‘Special Olympics’, features an informational text about the worldwide sports program for people with an intellectual disability. It encourages students to use a variety of strategies to interpret the text and includes questions about making an inference, central purpose, mood, importance, questioning, reasoning, validity, and making a judgment. Answer sheet provided …More

Analysing Text
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This analysing text worksheet ‘State Challenge Olympics Coming Soon?’ supports students to use various strategies to understand opposing letters to the editor about hosting 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 …More

Reading Comprehension
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This article, ‘Table Tennis’ describes the history of table tennis and explains its rules. It provides opportunities for students to practise vocabulary and comprehension skills. Answer sheet provided with file download.

Maths and Technology
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In the learning activity, ‘The Best Throw’ students learn about and discuss the use of technology in sports. They use graphs and tables to evaluate the impact of change on the javelin event, and form opinions about the impact of technology on other sports. This activity includes comprehensive teaching notes to be read before beginning …More

Sporting Events
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This informational text, ‘The Brazilian Flag’ is a great resource that outlines the meaning behind the design of the Brazilian flag. It outlines the history and significance of the green, yellow, blue globe with the stars and the phrase “Ordem e Progresso”.

Sporting Events
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This informational text, ‘The Geography of Brazil’ features factual information about Brazilian geography. It is aimed at broadening students’ geographical awareness of the country in providing a summary of key concepts with engaging images.

Australia's Capital City
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This article, ‘The Green and Gold’ provides students with factual information about Australia’s national flower, the golden wattle. It describes the history of the golden wattle as Australia’s national emblem and explains how the colours of the golden wattle have come to represent our country through our national sporting colours. This is a great resource …More

Sporting Events
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This informational text, ‘The History of Brazil’ features factual information about Brazilian history. It is aimed at broadening students’ historical awareness of the country in providing a summary of key events with engaging images.

Reading Comprehension
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This reading comprehension activity, ‘The Olympics’ asks students to answer questions about the Olympic Games. It is aimed at increasing students’ awareness of semantics and encourages students to recall information, think about word meaning and form opinions.

Analysing Text
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This analysing text worksheet ‘The Paralympics’ supports students to use various strategies to understand a narrative text about the history 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 and to look critically at …More

Readers Theatre
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This Readers Theatre activity, ‘The Story of Basketball’ encourages students to develop an understanding of structural patterns or organisation in informational texts. It also builds reading fluency. This activity includes a script for 5 readers.

Analysing Text
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This analysing text worksheet ‘The United States’ Greatest Athlete’ supports students to use various strategies to understand a narrative text about Jim Thorpe. 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 at words …More

All About Me
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This all about me worksheet, ‘We All Play Sports’ supports students to think about then record the sports they play in their family. It supports an understanding of getting along and staying healthy.

South African History
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This history article, ‘Zola Budd’ features the South African long-distance runner who broke the women’s 5000m world record at just 17, while running in bare feet. It provides factual information about Zola Budd and the international ban imposed on South African athletes during apartheid, along with a glossary of unfamiliar words and terms from the …More

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