ERIC Number: ED356167
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992
Learn & Play Olympic Sports: Curriculum Guide for Teachers Grades 3, 4, and 5.
This curriculum guide is intended for teachers to use with students in grades 3, 4, and 5 and features lesson plans that focus on the Olympic Games. The guide is part of a larger program sponsored by the Amateur Athletic Foundation of Los Angeles that is targeted at southern California students, ages 8-10, who were born just before or after the 1984 Los Angeles Olympic Games. The lesson plans included in this guide are intended to be incorporated into the disciplines of mathematics, geography, language arts, science, social studies, and physical education. Lesson plan examples are: "Learning Geography through Olympic Flame Route" (geography) and "Calculating Amount of Calories and Energy Spent in Exercise" (mathematics). (Contains 30 references.) (DB)
Descriptors: Athletics, Elementary Education, Experiential Learning, Geography Instruction, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Instructional Materials, Interdisciplinary Approach, Language Arts, Learning Activities, Mathematics Education, Olympic Games, Physical Education, Social Studies, Teaching Guides, Teaching Methods
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Amateur Athletic Foundation of Los Angeles, CA.