The Olympics | Podcast #124
As a Canadian publisher with a team of Canadian talent we are cheering loudly for the Canadian team at this year’s London Olympics. We hope that you are enjoying the Games so far! Today’s podcast features a reading from our Famous Things lesson on The Olympics. In the related lesson plan, students read a short article about the historic competition. The lesson includes vocabulary review, comprehension questions, and discussion questions. Be sure to download the latest version, if you are a longterm subscriber. View our entire Famous Things section for more lesson plans about sports.
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