Sports Safety: Grades 3-5

Two lessons examine the importance of safety while playing sports. After thoughtful discussion, partners complete a graphic organizer that details their favorite sport and safe ways to play it. Scholars examine winter sports and identify the potential dangers of skiing and sledding using a cartoon illustration. 

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Instructional Ideas
  • Plan time to go outside and play a sport
  • Gather a collection of books that feature someone playing a winter sport
  • Show clips from old Winter Olympics to showcase a variety of winter sports
Classroom Considerations
  • Those who do not live in a location that snows may not be familiar with some winter sports
  • Check out each lesson's materials list to gather appropriate items
Pros
  • The resource comes with a quiz and an answer key
  • Both lessons include an extension activity
Cons
  • None