Compare & Contrast Ancient & Modern Olympics

Students will complete a digital Venn diagram (can complete a paper copy if access is not available for students) comparing and contrasting today's Olympics Games with games held during the days of the ancient Greeks. Students can research the Olympics using the following safe sites.

History:
http://www.factmonster.com/spot/olympicstimeline.html
http://www.factmonster.com/sports/olympics/history-olympictorch.html
http://www.enchantedlearning.com/olympics/

Modern Facts:
http://www.nbcolympics.com/sports/index.html
http://www.factmonster.com/ipka/A0771580.html

These Venn diagrams can be saved in html format. They can only be printed with a premium account. To print, you would have to do a print screen, copy into MS Word, and print.


Kentucky Core Content
SS-05-5.1.1, SS-06-2.1.1, SS-EP-5.2.1
Common Core Content
CC.3.W.8, CC.4.W.8, CC.5.W.8, CC.6.W.8
Source

Cami Knapp, KATE

Focus

Assessment

Sub Focus

Interactive Activities

Technology Component

Web

Technology Sub Component

Content Areas

Social Studies

Subject Levels

3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade