Doing research on a sports team can be a way to have students practice a variety of skills. Find fabulous ideas for activities or lessons that you can implement with your class!
Teach your class how to talk about sports in Italian! Learners watch a video, read a short interview, interview their classmates, learn the names of various sports, practice some specific grammatical tasks, and more.
What to do and what not to do when training and playing sports. That is the focus of two activities designed for teens. In the first activity, individuals read research about factors that contribute to safe sport participation and share...
Just like instant replay, it's time to take a closer look! Pupils work together to add ideas to a Close Readers Do These Things anchor chart. They then put their knowledge to the test as they read an informational article about the...
Even young children watch sports and like team logos and products. It's never too early to think critically about what's onscreen. This exercise develops awareness that media communicate values (i.e. who participates in sports and who...
Lesson 6 is part of a twenty-two lesson unit on boat safety and water sports. The focus in this lesson is on water skiing and upper body strength training. There is a word scramble included for a homework assignment.
Young scholars create a one-minute advertisement for a piece of sports safety equipment. They define the terms ad, advertisement, and commercial and demonstrate creative-thinking and creative-writing skills.
Students explore the sport of lacrosse to improve their reading and grammar skills. In this reading and grammar lesson plan, students read and discuss the sport of Lacrosse. Students complete a Cloze activity, a grammar activity, and a...
Everyone can be an MVP! Young learners create their own baseball cards about themselves in this autobiographical activity. They use information about their lives to create a baseball trading card. They make flash cards using baseball...
Score a big win for your school's environment with top-notch bullying prevention resources! The downloadable materials feature prominent sports figures from the Boston area talking about their experiences with bullying. Appropriate for...
Help learners with special needs recognize the interests of their family members and build a foundation for conversation practice using worksheet activities and social prompts.
In this sports quote worksheet, 5th graders complete 8 quotes by writing the proper sport in each blank. They read the quotes for clues as to which sport is being described. They choose between sports such as baseball, basketball,...
The first part of this article by PBS on the Miss America pageants can be used in a health class when it's time to talk about body image. There are links to related articles. There are some great questions for discussion. There are ideas...
Learners discuss newspapers and water and work in groups to develop their own paper focusing on water issues. In this journalism lesson, students discuss the value of newspapers and water as an issue. They work as a group to develop a...
Explore the melting pot in your own classroom with a lesson plan that focuses on cultural beliefs, traditions, and traits. Middle and high schoolers examine the details of their own identified cultures before sharing them with peers, and...
In between fighting, Roman soldiers played this game for their amusement. What is the game? Bocce ball, a form of lawn bowling which the Italians brought to the US. This sport can be played by anyone who can roll a ball that is about the...
The sixth lesson plan in this Tchoukball unit talks about game strategy. There were some basic game strategies presented in instructional activity four, and this instructional activity specifically focuses on how to attack the frame, and...
Teach your learners how to conduct an interview. English learners will learn the language patterns behind asking questions and creating answers through sentence frames and pictures though the topic of famous athletes.
Recovery from substance addiction is an ongoing process. The final lesson in a series about painkiller abuse and addiction prompts learners to research various recovery options before writing a short story about a character who is going...
Habits of Mind
Transform your class into a team with a lesson about thinking and working interdependently. As they reflect on important roles for a group, elementary and middle schoolers learn to work together and think of ways that compliment each other.
Sherman Alexie's coming-of-age social commentary is the focus of a review worksheet. Learners use clues from The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian to complete a crossword puzzle about the novel.
Students examine examples of sports jargon by reading sports articles from a newspaper. They write a news article about a fictional sports event using examples of sports jargon.