H.G. Bissinger's study of the impact of football in a Texas town resonates across the country. His discussions of the academic impact vs. sports accomplishments, gender issues, race and entitlement will hook middle and high school students. Friday Night lights is a terrific book to teach in conjunction with fall high school football season.
This complete unit plan, includes: Common Core Standards,grade level, time frame, assessments, and detailed daily plans as well as writing journal openers, chapter by chapter discussion questions, a project, review sheet and a test. Ten worksheet handouts go hand in hand with the lessons and follow Bloom's Taxonomy.
Reading this book along with viewing the movie is sure to generate some terrific analytic discussions.
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Friday Night Lights Unit Plan Lessons