Olympics-Inspired Lessons

In honor of Chicago’s bid for the 2016 Olympics (being announced today), I thought I’d share my favorite Olympics-inspired ideas for lessons, classroom management techniques and fun activities.

Language Arts/ English

* To Host or Not to Host Writing Prompt:
Create a pros/cons list for Chicago hosting the 2016 Olympics.
Once you’ve completed the list, write a persuasive essay arguing why Chicago SHOULD or SHOULD NOT host the Olympics.