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2016 Summer Olympic Games

startAs the attention of the world turns to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, for the opening of the Summer Olympics, turn the attention of your students to the newspaper, where they can stay in touch with the news and events of the day.

Heroes

Have your students look through the newspaper to choose a hero. Each student should cut out words and pictures to make a poster about this heroic person. The poster should include a paragraph explaining why they chose this person.

Team Building

Ask your students to create an imaginary sports team using international sports stars who appear in the newspaper. Have them explain their choices and reasons. Let them give their team a name and describe the sport they would play. As an extension, they could write a descriptive piece about a particular game they played in which their team was victorious.

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