Olympic Games Spark Classroom Activities


Tuesday, February 2, 2010
By Jessica Rhoades
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Olympic Games Spark Classroom Activities

Readers 'Can Go for the Gold' in Montana this February, 'I love to read' Month

HELENA, MT – This month, Superintendent of Public Instruction Denise Juneau invites readers to “read faster, higher, and stronger.” February is "I love to Read Month," and Montana students can celebrate with a daily literacy activities about the 2010 Winter Olympics.

Juneau says the goal is to highlight reading to assist teachers in fostering, within their students, an enjoyment of reading all types of media.  

"Students' interest in the 2010 Olympic Games is a great opportunity to promote reading for enjoyment as well as reading for information," said Juneau.

Follow the link below for a calendar of suggested activities, project ideas, and a daily "featured" Olympic event, to help celebrate "I Love to Read Month" and the 2010 Winter Olympics.

http://www.opi.mt.gov/pdf/LibMedia/10ILovetoRead.pdf


 


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