Ancient Greece: Here are 8 FREE research questions, along with a Venn diagram, to help students compare Ancient Greece Olympic sports with modern day Olympics. The questions may be answered through student research or an online video (link provided).
The ancient origins of the Olympics | TED-Ed | Thousands of years in the making, the Olympics began as part of a religious festival honoring the Greek god Zeus in the rural Greek town of Olympia. But how did it become the greatest show of sporting excellence on earth? Armand D’Angour explains the evolution of the Olympics.
Are you looking for a fun way to help your students stay engaged while improving their fluency? These high-interest Olympic passages are the perfect tool - and they are free! There are two passages that include multiple reads and comprehension questions.