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Friday, February 7, 2014

Let the Games Begin!

This week has been extremely busy, I'm so thankful it's Friday!

Today, we started our Winter Olympics Unit! The Winter Olympics only comes every 4 years so my students are so excited to learn about each of the winter sports in the Olympics.  First, I showed them a powerpoint that introduced each of the games.  Then we watched a short you-tube video of each game.
After the powerpoint presentation we made a graph on our favorite sport in the Winter Olympics and then we made a Winter Athletes Glyph.  

My students had so much fun doing Around the Room with this theme.  Once they found each word they Rainbow Wrote each word.

I loved seeing how excited my students were with these math and literacy stations with the different sports in the winter!

  I didn't get a chance to take a picture, but after they put the puzzle pieces together, they used a flap-book in their journals to record their answers. 

Here are some of the math stations.


You can find these stations and Glyph in my Winter Games Unit.


  1. Hi ! Is the power point in your unit or can I buy it somewhere else?
    Leslie Valsamakis

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  3. Hi Leslie,
    Yes the power point is in my Winter Games Unit! You can find that by clicking the picture above. Or if you are just looking for the power point and glyph you can find that here...


    Thanks so much!


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