Category Archives: Olympics

Students Reflect on our Olympics Project

                   

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Skyping an Olympic Torch Bearer

Today, thanks to the Skype in the Classroom website, my class Skyped a torch bearer from the 2012 summer Olympics.  Mr. Jon Tait   was an excellent guest speaker who shared a lot of interesting information in a kid-friendly way.  We … Continue reading

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Olympics Math

We continue to add new elements to our Olympics project, ensuring that our learning activities help students achieve outcomes in a number of subject areas.    So far, my students have been doing lots of reading and writing related to … Continue reading

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Supporting our Olympic Athletes: Postcard Writing

We were all very excited when the postcards we designed arrived from the printer this week!  Students were eager to start drafting postcard messages, so we reviewed the message criteria we set with the Kindergartens and students started working on … Continue reading

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Olympics Project: Building Knowledge of our Olympic Athletes

We’ve made some exciting connections with athletes through social media, which has led to further Olympics inquiry.  Once we’d learned about pairs skaters Paige & Rudi, hockey player Hayley Wickenheiser and skeleton racer Mellisa Hollingsworth, we were excited to find … Continue reading

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Olympics Postcards are Designed!

My Grade 1 students have continued to work with Mrs. Caldwell’s Oak Lake Kindergarten class to learn about the Olympics.  Many students have done research at home with their families and made guest blog posts sharing their findings.  We have … Continue reading

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Olympics Stuff

6000  athletes will compete 85 countries will be competing in 15 different sports for the  Olympics There are 89 different events. Twin sister Tracy Barnes gave up her Olympics spot for her sister Laay because she was sick. AJ

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