Friday, July 27, 2012
Olympic Inspired Math and Reading Activities
The 2012 Summer Olympics are here and so is the beginning of the school year. Get your students excited for learning by having them participate in the Math Olympics.
The below Math Olympic activities include: directions on how to conduct the Math Olympics, the problems the students will need to solve, a scoring sheet for the events, a story problem sheet with answer key, and a fact family game sheet with answer key. This is a great way to motivate your students to learn more about the below math operations. This can be easily adapted to fit your students by changing the numbers to make the problems harder or easier if need be since it is in Microsoft Word. Just click on the Olympic activity you want below!
If you want to see your students improve in reading outside of school, the below Olympic themed reading contest may get them fired up to reach the gold medal!
The motivational log for the students allows them to keep track of their minutes. Also included are reading awards (participation, first place, second place and third place), and a class roster sheet for teachers to keep track of minutes. Just click on the link below!
August Reading Olympics Activity
Be sure not to miss out on the excitement of the Olympics and the enthusiasm your students could have in reading and math to begin the school year!