Activity Plans

School Program Lesson Plans

The Canadian Paralympic Committee Schools Program Rio-themed Activity Plans are a series of classroom-based activities designed to build students’ awareness and knowledge of the Paralympic Games and Team Canada’s participation at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games September 7 – 18th.

There are three sets of lesson plans for Grades 1-3, 4-6, and 7-8. Each lesson set contains two activities and a class challenge, and is filled with photos, links to videos, ways to vary the activities based on learning needs, and teaching tips.

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Grades 1-3: Activities include Paralympic-themed colouring pages, cooperative games, and tons of information about exciting Paralympic sports!

Grades 4-6: Students will learn about specialized Paralympic sport equipment, discover the host city Rio de Janeiro, and get to know Team Canada athletes!

Grades 7-8: Students will discover the history of the Paralympic Movement, learn about a Paralympic sport of their choice, and find out about the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games taking place September 7-18!