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Showdown: Olympic Spirit

  • Age Range: 9-18
  • Grade: 5-8
  • Lexile: 800L
  • Guided Reading Level: T
  • Interest Level: 4-12
  • Reading Level: 6.8
  • Item: 28050E
  • ISBN: 9781425854751
  • Language: English
  • Dewey: 796.48
  • Pages: 48

The Olympic Games aren't just about excellence and cheering on athletes from around the world. From the very beginning, the Olympics have been about creating community. Learn the history of the Olympics and discover how the Olympics, the Paralympics, and the Special Olympics make the world a better place.

Created in partnership with TIME©, this nonfiction reader builds critical literacy skills while students are engaged in reading high-interest content.

  • Reader's Guide and Try It! provide extensive language-development activities to develop critical thinking
  • Table of contents, glossary, and index help increase comprehension and strengthen academic vocabulary
  • A fun culminating activity challenges students to plan an athletic competition
  • Prepares students for college and career and aligns with state and national standards
Retail Price: $11.99
School Library Price: $8.99
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