20th Century Athletes Teacher Resources
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Sports Heroes and Private Action for the Common Good
8th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Young readers explore philanthropy and its effects on the public good. They discuss athletes and their examples as philanthropists. They research a sports hero and play "The Match Game" to determine what they know about other sports...
Telling It the Digital Way: Stories of Sports Spectacular Stand-outs
Fifth graders design, develop, and produce a five-minute biographical video presentation highlighting the life of a famous athlete. They conduct Internet research, dress up as their favorite sport figure as another student films them...
Who’s on First? in the End Zone? at the net? in the Ring?
9th - Higher Ed
Pupils are introduced to some sport heroes from the 20th century. They are told that although many sports have their own Halls of Fame, there is no one list of the top 10 athletes from the 20th century. It is their job to research famous...
Citizenship Themed: Taking Action on Fairness
3rd - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Here is a set of wonderful activities that will offer young learners the chance to see how some prominent figures have taken action to ensure greater equality and fairness around the world. Given the context of the 2014 World Cup, the...