Karim et le match de foot is a fun, comprehensible-input based story designed for novice-high French learners. It is intended to provide input related to le football (soccer). The reading includes vocabulary related to activities that occur at a soccer game, such as kicking the ball, scoring a goal, and watching the game. The reading emphasizes the verbs avoir (to have), jouer (to play), and donner (to give), as well as the cognates passer (to pass), bloquer (to block), and dribbler (to dribble). The story is written in the present tense.
This download includes detailed teacher instructions and extension activities, including comprehension questions, a dictée, a listen-and-draw activity, and a free write prompt.
For more ideas about how you can use this story, check out this blog post: https://ninadavern.com/2018/03/06/karim-et-le-match-de-foot-a-soccer-themed-story-and-a-week-of-activities/
Karim et le match de foot would be a perfect fit for a unit on sports, or a great stand-alone reading activity for your classroom library.