A close reading activity bundle with five activities about some American stars from Olympic history: Jesse Owens, Wilma Rudolph, Simone Biles, Muhammed Ali & Michael Phelps. The activities, which each have an informational text with comprehension and grammar questions followed by an extension task, are about the following Olympians:
- Jesse Owens
- Wilma Rudolph
- Simone Biles
- Muhammed Ali
- Michael Phelps
The NO PREP informational text activities are perfect for students in fifth grade or sixth grade studying about the Olympic Games. Students will learn about the famous Olympians whilst developing their comprehension skills.
Included in each of the five PDF printable activities:
- An informational text
- A comprehension activity with eight questions
- Two grammar questions about the text
- An extension writing activity
- An answer sheet for self-assessment or teacher use
- A ready-made Easel activity perfect for distance learning
Each resource is great for:
- In class learning
- Independent work
- Guided reading sessions
- Assessment practice
- Reading interventions
- Emergency sub plans
Each activity requires NO PREP; they have a body of text that students need to read through thoroughly; then they can use the text to find the comprehension and grammar answers. All texts then have an extension activity for those fast finishers and answers, for teacher use, are on the final page of the document.
Time allowance to complete:
5 minutes - read through the text individually.
40 minutes - answer questions using the text as guidance (including extension activity)
15 minutes - Teacher and students go through the text and answers.
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