Winter Olympics Guided Reading Plays updated to 2018
I have just updated my Winter Olympics Guided Reading Plays
to 2018. The 7 scripts are:

1. 2014 & 2018 Winter Olympics
2. Russia Winter Olympics 2014
3. Canada Winter Olympics, 2010
4. A History of the Winter Olympics 1924 – 2010
5. Memorable Moments from Past Olympics
6. Winners and Record Breakers
7. What it takes to be a winner. This latter is this is a collection of 5 plays based on P.R.I.D.E. which stands for: POSITIVE MENTAL ATTITUDE, RESPECT, INTELLIGENT CHOICES, DREAMS AND GOALS and EFFORT AND EDUCATION
The original set of scripts was written on the Winter Olympics up to 2010. The updates are thus 2010 Canada, 2014 Russia and 2018 South Korea.
Sample Texts:
Play 1: 2014 & 2018 Winter Olympics
Speed Skater
Figure Skater

Narrator: Quick catch up! Oh, how the years fly by!
Speed Skater: Especially if you’re traveling at speed!
Narrator: So, let’s just have a quick recap of the last Winter Olympics – in Russia, 2014!
Figure Skater: The host country topped the medals table with 33!
Skier: Eighty-eight nations took part.
Snowboarder: Including Malta, for the first time!
Curler: With two thousand eight hundred athletes taking part!
Speed Skater: Ninety-eight events took place.
Figure Skater: Just loved those three animal mascots!
Skier: What, you mean, the Polar Bear, Alpine Hare and Snow Leopard?
Narrator: Just one mascot for South Korea this year
Snowboarder: The White Tiger!
Narrator: Soohorang!
Curler: And how many events this year?
Narrator: One hundred and two! Always good to have new sports added on!
Curler: Hear! Hear! We’ll have mixed doubles curling for the first time!
Play 2: 22nd Winter Olympics, Russia, 2014
Narrator: Welcome to the Winter Olympics, 2014!
Speed Skater: Host country – Russia!
Figure Skater: Number of participating countries – over eighty!
Skier: Number of sports – fifteen!
Bobsledder: Number of events – 98! Twelve more than the last Winter Olympics in Canada 2010. And of these, women are taking part in Ski Jumping for the very first time!
Curler: Number of previous Winter Olympics – twenty-one!
Narrator: Any idea which country will walk away with the most medals this year?
Speed skater: Well, I don’t know about walking away with any medals! More likely to skate
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