Saturday, January 26, 2013

Super Bowl 2013 - Lesson Ideas

Super Bowl 2013 is on the horizon!

Here are some activities for your classroom:
  • Football reading comprehension: I found this reading comprehension page about the history of football from
  • Read a book about football to your students
    • Gunner, Football Hero
    • Dino-Football
    • My Football Book
    • Coach Hyatt is a Riot
Gunner, Football Hero  Dino-football 
My Football Book  Coach Hyatt Is A Riot!
 (all photos from JoCo Library site)

  • Hold a Paper Football Tournament
    • This would be a great way to incorporate math into your Super Bowl celebration, measure the distance each student's football goes and well as keeping score & having play-offs
    • Be sure you know how to play and how to fold the football
  • Create a graph of your students' predictions of the Super Bowl winner
    • Have students color in a helmet with their team's colors, examples here and here
    • has more resources of Super Bowl winner predictions
  • Find the cities of the teams on a US map and where the game is being played
  • If you school allows, have a mini Super Bowl party with treats!
Are you ready for some football?!

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