If possible, show Video Segment #5: The Spirit
Continues to the entire student body to
introduce ways in which the spirit of Olympism
can be used to help bring unity to the school,
as well as to the world. (Students can complete
Video Review Questions while viewing video.)
to the week, discuss the Student Document: Observance
of the Olympic Truce, and apply it to the
school setting: no harassment, no fighting or
derogatory talk by any member of the student
body to anyone in the school during the coming
a "Pep Rally for Peace" at the end of the week
to celebrate the successes the school has had,
inviting as a guest speaker a local or foreign
community leader who is active in improving
each classroom in the school choose a different
country of the world for them to represent during
Geography Awareness Week. Student/teacher committees
could be set up to plan positive school and
classroom activities for the week.
each class into groups working on various geographic
themes, which can be used to portray their assigned
country. Visual displays, including flags and
descriptions, can be posted on classroom doors,
or on bulletins boards in the halls or classrooms.
ambassadors (who may also be teachers) from
each class can be assigned to watch for acts
of kindness. Ambassadors can distribute some
kind of tickets, which can be turned in for
rewards (e.g., name read on intercom, extra
few minutes at recess, candy, etc.).
sign titled, "The Spirit of Olympism" can be
put up in the halls.
or ribbons with a peace-oriented theme can be
given to students as a reminder to be kind.