Olympic Education
Team Canada Kelsey Serwa Brittany Phelan PyeongChang 2018

Pursue Series: The Joy

Lesson description

It’s pure joy when you have a friend to bring out your best. They are not only fun to be around, but they encourage you to work harder and to be a better person. This Olympian story describes the friendship between two of the world’s be ski cross athletes. Fighting for Olympic gold has strengthened their friendship.

Lesson instructions

Download the Learning Activity suitable to participants’ reading levels.

Special features

Each Learning Activity includes a printable story and comprehension and reflection activities written at three reading levels, enabling teachers to easily adapt the lesson to students of multiple reading and achievement levels.

Learning outcomes

At the end of this lesson, students will be able to: 

  1. Understand the value of friendships;
  2. Determine ways to be a good friend.


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