Summer Olympics Unit Study

In this unit study we learned about the Summer Olympics of 2012. We also created our own backyard Olympics and made a chart to keep track of the medal count. This unit study is geared for elementary students with 4 days worth of lessons. Here is the official site for the  2012 Summer Olympics http://www.olympic.org/.  I did this unit study with my 1st grader and would recommend it for kindergarten through 3rd grade.

Summer Olympics Unit Study

Day 1: Olympics History

Day 2: Modern Olympics

Day3: Sporting Events

Day 4: Team USA

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Olympics Book List

  • Olympics by Dennis B. Fradin
  • G is for Gold Medal by Brad Herzog
  • Clifford’s Sports Day by Norman Bridwell
  • Magic Tree House #16 Hour of the Olympics by Mary Pope Osborne
  • Magic Tree House Research Guide Ancient Greece and the Olympics by Mary Pope Osborne and Natalie Pope Boyce
  • The Summer Olympics by Bob Knotts
  • The Summer Olympics by Caroline Arnold

Olympics Lap Book

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