Football Writing Pennant Banner Activity: Your students will have fun celebrating football season as they reflect and write on their pennant banner. These banners are suitable for any time during football season or really any time you want to pull the theme of football into your daily lessons. If you have a football themed classroom, these banners will look super cute hanging all year. Everyone is sure to enjoy reading the banner pieces once they are put on display. Parents will enjoy reading them when they are sent home.... Also, be on the look out for other seasons and holidays!
This football themed banner makes a perfect hallway display, bulletin board display, or you can connect them to make a fun classroom banner that hangs inside your classroom. These make a fun writing keepsake.
NOTE: Writing space is limited on the banners. Students are just giving brief details to answer each part. An additional side of writing paper is included for more in depth writing. Please read the writing topics below to make sure this banner will work for your students and their writing abilities.
On this football themed banner activity, students will fill in the following
‣Title "Are you ready for some football?" by_________
‣What does it mean to be a good sport?
‣The game of life is a lot like football; you have to tackle problems. Explain (briefly) a problem you have had to tackle.
‣Is football a dangerous sport? Explain. (Yes/No - simply state a reason or two)
‣Write an acrostic poem about football using the letters in the word football.
‣Design the homecoming queen's dress using the pattern.
‣Design the homecoming king's suit using the pattern. (NOTE: There are two banner options. One has the suit and one has the dress)
‣PLUS... students will color the themed patterns/images on the banner.
‣Colorful football themed banner pieces are also included to add to the banner. It adds some pep and pizzazz to your display.
‣BONUS.... (optional) a back side of writing paper is included for a paragraph or short story, personal narrative, or informational writing about football.
Your students are sure to love making their football themed banners.
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