Soccer Informational Text and Activities

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4th - 12th, Homeschool
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Soccer : Soccer Informational Text and Activities is a complete set of highly engaging activities for fans of the game and newcomers alike. Students of all ages and abilities can do these self-directed activities over several days or all in one activity-filled day.

•Four sets of standalone informational texts: The History of Soccer, The Laws of the Game, and biographies of Mia Hamm and Pelé.
•A fifth informational text, A Soccer Player’s Kit, with a fun ‘Design You Own Kit’ activity
•A follow-up comprehension exercise and/or an activity for each.
•Answer keys for all
•A soccer vocabulary word search and answer key
•A soccer field graphic with positions and features labeled
•Instructions and playing sheet for a fun ‘Paper Soccer’ game
•A graphic organizer for researching a famous soccer player
•Decorative soccer themed paper for writing or printing final drafts
•A decorative ‘Soccer’s Greatest Players’ sheet to display with students’ soccer player bios.

**BONUS: All text is available read aloud for Mac,Windows and iPad, easily accessed through a free link provided in the package.

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.
Determine the main idea of a text and explain how it is supported by key details; summarize the text.
Explain events, procedures, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text, including what happened and why, based on specific information in the text.
Interpret information presented visually, orally, or quantitatively (e.g., in charts, graphs, diagrams, time lines, animations, or interactive elements on Web pages) and explain how the information contributes to an understanding of the text in which it appears.
By the end of year, read and comprehend informational texts, including history/social studies, science, and technical texts, in the grades 4–5 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.


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