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LP Activity 3: Dance in Rio - Part 1


Lower Primary; Dance, Health and Physical Education, Music

In this lesson, students will learn about Dance in Rio by; Listening to Australian and Brazilian music Discussing what body parts the students want to move Discussing why people dance Examining dance as a form of expression Reflecting on respecting

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LP Activity 4: Dance in Rio - Part 2


Lower Primary; Dance, English

In this lesson, students will learn about Dance in Rio by; Observing Australian Indigenous dancer/s and identify the body parts Discussing the purpose of telling a story through dance Learning the basic steps of the Samba via a video demonstration P

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LP Activity 6: Pictograms


Lower Primary; English, Digital Technologies

In this lesson, students learn about Pictograms by;  Identifing pictograms and their purpose Investigating a select number of pictograms of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games Creating pictograms for sections of your classroom Students can also create a pi

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UP Activity 16: Indigenous Olympians


Upper Primary; Health and Physical Education

In this lesson, students will learn about Indigenous Olympians by; Reading experts from the amendment to the Australian Olympic Committees’ (AOC) constitution and discussing the importance of the amendment to indigenous Olympians - UP Activity 16: Indi

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Olympic Day Teacher Guide


Upper Primary; Health and Physical Education, Mathematics, English, ,

The Olympic Day Teacher Guide provides an overview of Olympic Day and how it can be incorporated into the classroom.  This series of lessons is designed around teaching the Olympic values through sport to young Australians, complementing the Australian F

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Olympic Day: Olympic Day Schedules


Upper Primary; Mathematics, , English

Students review their planning and organising for Olympic Day. They explore a range of schedules including Olympic Day schedule, opening ceremony and competition schedules develop a draft competition schedule and draft survey

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Olympic Day: Sports and Gameplay


Upper Primary; Health and Physical Education

Students practice the physical skills required of a sport to be played on Olympic Day. They are made aware of safety guidelines and develop a deeper understating of the rules and game play.

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Olympic Day: Promoting Olympic Day


Upper Primary; , English

Students find out more about the various strategies to promote Olympic Day. They examine a letter inviting another school to participate then learn more about language features, fonts and layout as they analyse and develop a media release, poster, medals

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Olympic Day: Timing and Tasks


Upper Primary; Health and Physical Education, Mathematics

Students learn more about the various duties and tasks involved in planning and implementing Olympic Day. They complete various timetables and checklists to ensure tasks are organised and completed on time.

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Olympic Day: Roles and Responsibilities


Upper Primary; Health and Physical Education, Civics & Citizenship, English

Students learn about the various jobs and roles involved in planning and implementing Olympic Day. They take on a role and investigate the specific duties and tasks required.

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Olympic Day: Olympic Countries


Upper Primary; Civics & Citizenship, ,

Students research countries from around the world that have competed in previous Olympic Games. They find out more about a range of physical (climate, topography etc) and human (political, cultural etc) features of these countries and relate these to Olym

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Olympic Day: Olympic Sports


Upper Primary; Health and Physical Education

Students research the history, rules, equipment and gameplay of a range of Summer and Winter Olympic sports. They discuss the importance of appropriate venues then develop a list of sports that may be suitable for their school’s Olympic Day.

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Olympic Day: Olympic Ceremonies


Upper Primary; , Health and Physical Education, English

Students learn about the Opening and Closing ceremonies and other Olympic protocols. They develop some ideas about an Olympic Day arts festival.

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Olympic Day: Olympic Symbols


Upper Primary; , , Health and Physical Education

Students learn about the Olympic symbols including the rings, medals, motto, flag, flame and mascots. They begin to think about the awards to be presented on Olympic Day.

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Olympic Day: Olympic History and Spirit


Upper Primary; , Civics & Citizenship, Health and Physical Education

Students begin planning for Olympic Day by looking at the history of the ancient and modern Olympic Games and exploring Olympic values. They research Australian Olympic legends and are introduced to the a.s.p.i.r.e. values.

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