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Anti-Defamation League

#### Should Washington's NFL Team Change Their Name?

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
"What's in a name?" Is it irrelevant, as Juliet suggests in Shakespeare's play, or is nomenclature deeply significant? Young scholars weigh in on the debate by examining the controversy over the NFL's Washington, D.C. Redskins. Groups...
Performance

#### Football Tackle Problem

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Tackle a task on the gridiron. Scholars use geometric concepts to determine the distance on a coordinate plane that certain football players need to move for a play. They then design their own plays and create presentations where they...
Interactive
ABCya

#### Turkey Touchdown

For Students K - 5th Standards
Touchdown! A Thanksgiving Day, football-themed learning game challenges mathematicians to answer addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division problems. After five correct answers, players aim and kick a field goal before the next...
Interactive
CK-12 Foundation

#### Integers that Represent Different Situations: Football Field

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
A football-themed interactive focuses on integers. Seven questions challenge scholars to show what they know by way of short answers, multiple-choice, and true or false. An open-ended question followed by a discussion concludes the...
Activity
101 Questions

#### Candle Eyes

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Candlelight is in the eye of the distant beholder. Scholars first watch a video clip of a commercial claiming that the human eye can see candlelight from 10 miles away. They use this information to calculate how far we can see...
Activity
101 Questions

#### Playing Catch-Up

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Run, Rich, run! Learners watch a video clip from the NFL showing Rich Eisen running a 40-yard dash. It then superimposes a video clip of Julio Jones. The task is to determine who would complete the dash first—if Julio Jones runs at half...
Lesson Plan
Kenan Fellows

#### Gridiron Rescue: One Health Football Technology Project

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Helmets not included! Scholars brainstorm adjustments and sensors to football helmets in an engineering design project to help prevent injuries, such as concussions and spinal injuries.
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Curriculum Corner

#### Fall Writing Paper

For Students 1st - 3rd Standards
What better way to write in fall than with fall-themed writing paper? Use a set of lined papers to get you started.
Lesson Plan
Virginia Department of Education

#### Organizing Topic: Data Analysis

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Learners engage in six activities to lead them through the process of conducting a thorough analysis of data. Pupils work with calculating standard deviations and z-scores, finding the area under a normal curve, and sampling techniques....
Activity
Teach Hub

#### Super Bowl Classroom Activities

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Need some help getting young football fans to focus on something besides the Super Bowl? Use a list of football-themed activities for art, math, science, nutrition, language arts, and social studies to get their heads in the game!
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The New York Times

#### Super Brand

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Children can recognize popular brands from an early age, but these images symbolize much more than what they advertise. Take a journey through the design of a logo with a lesson that focuses on the history and ubiquity of the Super Bowl...
Worksheet
Yummy Math

#### Deflate-gate

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Does temperature affect the air pressure of a football? Young mathematicians look at the readings from a pressure gauge and determine if the balls are within regulation or are under inflated.
Unit Plan
Visa

#### Pro Lesson Module — Financial Football

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners won't fumble their knowledge of personal finance after an engaging game of Financial Football! As they choose their favorite teams and desired plays, young economists demonstrate their financial literacy with a question ranging...
Unit Plan
Visa

#### Rookie Lesson Module — Financial Football

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Score a touchdown with an exciting game of financial football! Middle schoolers choose their favorite teams and play a virtual game of football as they answer various questions about economics.
Worksheet
Curated OER

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
Does the home team have the home field advantage in football? Class members look at a graph that displays wins at home and wins on the road for each NFL team from 2002–2012. Then they answer eight word problems that look at the...
Interactive
NFL

#### Super Bowl: History and Anthology

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
The educational opportunities are overwhelming with this (almost) complete anthology and history of every Super Bowl since 1968. Excite your football enthusiasts with information that can be used to create cross-curricular activities in...
Lesson Plan
Mathematics Assessment Project

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Try to figure out what happens with shadows as a person moves between two light sources. A formative assessment lesson has individuals work on an assessment task based on similar triangles, then groups them based on their assessment...
Activity
Mr Gym

#### Touchdown

For Teachers 1st - 9th
Touchdown is a tag game built around stealth and deception. One team is given a small object that fits inside the palm of a hand. Players start at one end of the field and try to get the hidden object across the field to the other...
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Curated OER

#### Football Spelling

For Teachers 3rd Standards
Third graders play a football spelling game where two teams spell words and gain yardage for each correctly spelled word. This clever spelling game will be highly motivational for your class! Each team gains ten yards every time they...
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Curated OER

#### Soccer Football

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Games like this are so much fun! It's basically a big keep-away game, but you get to score points. There are rules by which to play, so students can practice the passing and catching skills in football as much as possible in the game....
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#### Goals Books, Sports

For Teachers K - 2nd
Do your kids love football? Discuss goals for your class or for the future with a book template shaped like a football. Kids write down their goals and use the pattern to create a book.
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Curated OER

#### Star Drill

For Teachers 6th - 10th
The star drill is set up to practice throwing and catching a football. The path of whom to throw to in this group of five players is to follow the pattern of drawing a star. The players practice their skills and as they get better,...
Worksheet
Curated OER

#### When You're A Jet ...

For Students 5th - 9th
A short article from the Learning Network covering the trading of quarterback Tim Tebow to the New York Jets. This is really just a time filler or something to do on a rainy day in your PE class.
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Curated OER

#### Football game seating: Security or Restriction?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers write an article or an editorial about the situation of Cleveland-area schools instituting policies to restrict seating at night football games. Students research their own school policy, as well as other school policies.