Are you looking for football activities for your classroom before the big game? Whether you’re into the game, the commercials, or the snacks, there is always something for everyone to be excited about!
There is always a buzz around my classroom leading up to the big football game, so I like to add in some football-themed activities in my classroom. This post will share a free football reading activity for grades 4-5.
About the Free Football Activity
This free reading activity includes an informational reading passage, The History of Helmets, and five different skill-focused printables related to the reading passage.
Not only is this set football-themed to help get your students excited, but it covers a variety of reading skills to address a range of student needs. You can choose to use just one of the skilled printables to cover a certain reading skill or use all of them to take full of advantage of the reading passage.
- Comprehension Questions
- Context Clues
- Main Idea
- Text Structure
Here are some ideas of ways you can use this free football reading activity in your classroom:
- independent practice/ reading homework
- small group reading
- reading centers
- standardized test prep
Digital Football Activities
The reading activity is also available in a digital format. Your students can complete the same tasks on Google Slides. Each activity can easily be completed by entering their answers in the provided text boxes on the slides.
For a step-by-step guide for assigning Google Slides, click here.
Download the Free Football Reading Activity Here
To get this free football reading comprehension activity, click here or on the image below. In the download, you will find a PDF containing the printable version. Digital access information can be found on pages 3 and 4 of the PDF.
Looking for MORE sets for practicing reading comprehension?
If you and your students enjoy this free reading activity, you will love this bundle of Holiday and Seasonal Themed – Reading Comprehension sets. Each set has multiple passages (informational texts, fiction stories, poems, and plays) with a variety of printables to use with each text.
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Want MORE Football Activities?
If you are looking for more football-themed activities for your classroom, check out these math centers great for 4th and 5th grade. There are 11 math activities included, covering a number of math skills that will provide your students with engaging practice.
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Lorna McAlpine says
This looks amazing and a subject that my boys will enjoy. I’m using it this week and am excited.