Teaching Resource

The Olympic Games - Comprehension Task

PDF | 3 pages|Grades: 3 - 6

A comprehension task that encourages students to apply a range of comprehension skills when finding out interesting fun facts about the Olympics.

Use this teaching resource when learning about the history of the Olympic Games.

This resource includes:

  • 1 fact sheet
  • 1 comprehension worksheet
  • 1 answer sheet
  • 1 black and white version
  • 1 colour version.
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Debra Nakone

In the section of the text “Participation of Women” the name of Zeus’s wife is spelled as “Heraia”. I think the correct name is “Hera”.

Debra Nakone · Jul 31st, 2021

Bronwyn

Hi there, Debra! Thanks so much for your comment. You are right, Zeus’s wife was Hera, but the event named in her honour is called Heraia. Have a lovely week.

Bronwyn · Aug 2nd, 2021

Debra Nakone

Hi Bronwyn. Thank you. Now I understand- “Heraia” is the correct name for the event which I had not heard of before. Thank you for the excellent resource.

Debra Nakone · Aug 2nd, 2021

Jayde Picker

Doesn’t let you put PowerPoint slides on have to pay a reasonable prive

Jayde Picker · Jul 24th, 2021

Bronwyn

Hey, Jayde! Sorry, this one isn’t in PowerPoint form, if you’d like this please lodge a resource suggestion on the next tab across! Thanks for your comment!

Bronwyn · Jul 26th, 2021

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