There are 6 activities for students, three information materials and resources including flash cards of sports and country flags and two vocabulary lists.
The resource materials, with the flash cards and vocabulary lists, provide useful symbol supported materials that will compliment other materials you may be already planning to use.
Download a zip of all the symbol resources
Download Olympic 2012 Wordlists for Communicate: In Print and SymWriter.
Choose 4 sports and survey your friends to see which is the most popular. A sample sheet plus a Blank sheet and set of sports tiles to choose from
Fill in for your favourite sport to record the result. This could be used in advance to record who won in 2008
4 pages, each with 4 sports. Copy or cut and stick the correct names.
A page of statements to mark true or false
A page of questions. Identify 2 out of the 4 sports. For example sports that are held in a swimming pool
Two word searches. Includes a page with the target words showing symbols as help.
A short booklet about the Olympics.
A sheet with the key events – opening and closing of the Olympics and Paralympics
More advanced information on some of the main sport events, showing when and where they will be played.
82 Flags for different countries participating. Two additional sheets with extra cards of the countries that traditionally win more medals.
5 pages of 18 sports cards to use in the Individual results activity. Useful for displays and supporting other activities
48 Larger sports cards
Vocabulary reference sheets to help word recognition and spelling. 3 pages with the main sports
Vocabulary reference sheets to help word recognition and spelling. 6 pages with most sports plus other Olympic vocabulary