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All comprehensive teaching strategies on Library and Archives Canada's website include detailed guidelines for educators, including learning outcomes/expectations/objectives, suggested criteria for assessment, instructions for classroom use, and worksheets.

Two lesson plans, an idea bank, and a crossword puzzle have been developed for Library and Archives Canada's Canadian Olympians website.

A Great Sport (Ages 9-13)
In this comprehensive teaching strategy, students research the qualities and characteristics of a sport of their choice. Students present the merits of their chosen sport, and of exercise, using various media.

A Great Sport [101 KB] [42 KB] [782 KB]
Student Handout [100 KB] [35 KB] [778 KB]
Assessment Criteria [96 KB] [44 KB] [762 KB]

Canadian Olympic Fashion (Ages 14-16)
This comprehensive teaching strategy places students in small groups to construct a timeline for an Olympic sport of their choice. Taking into consideration the history of their chosen sport, groups then develop a Canadian Olympic uniform and attempt to "sell" it, in a role-playing presentation that engages the whole class.

Canadian Olympic Fashion [103 KB] [40 KB] [702 KB]
Student Handout [108 KB] [42 KB] [706 KB]
Assessment Criteria [96 KB] [161 KB] [616 KB]

Olympic Activity Ideas
This bank of ideas for using the Canadian Olympians website in your classroom includes ideas that can be adapted for various age ranges.

Olympic Activity Ideas [102 KB] [38 KB] [774 KB]

Crossword Puzzle
This is a fun activity for use with the Canadian Olympians website.

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