Famous Olympians: Florence Griffith Joyner
Children learn about Olympian Florence Griffith Joyner, a record-breaking silver and gold medalist in track and field, in this sports biography worksheet. Students read a short passage about Griffith's life and examine a sidebar detailing her accomplishments. They then answer questions and complete a secret code word puzzle to recall what they have learned. Designed for a year four literacy curriculum, this nonfiction comprehension worksheet also lends well to a lesson on famous sports figures and Olympic athletes.