An Olympic athlete

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Students Reach for Literacy Gold Reading About Olympic Sports Stars

Each Olympian has a different story to tell. Students learn about setting goals, working hard, and achieving Olympic dreams through multilevel Quick Reads on sports stars from recent Summer and Winter Games.

Summer Olympic Athletes

Bryan Clay, decathlete

David Boudia, diver

Eliud Kipchoge, runner

Jaheel Hyde, track and field

Ki Bo-Bae, archer

Michael Phelps, swimmer

Nastia Liukin, gymnast

Pamela Jelimo, runner

Shawn Johnson, gymnast

Simone Biles, gymnast

Sky Brown, skateboarder

Usain Bolt, sprinter

Winter Olympic Athletes

Ayumu Hirano, snowboarder

Felix Loch, luger

Javier Fernández, figure skater

Kim Yuna, figure skater

Marie-Philip Poulin, hockey player

Sara Takanashi, ski jumper

Sarah Hendrickson, ski jumper

Shani Davis, speed skater

Tina Maze, alpine skier

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