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Football Lesson Plan

Instructor: Sharon Linde
Use this lesson to help your students learn and improve football skills. Students read our informational text lesson outlining basic football skills, activities, drills, nutrition, and safety, discussing each along the way before applying to active movement.

Learning Objectives

After this lesson, students will be able to:

  • outline skills needed to play football
  • discuss activities, drills, and strategies of football
  • describe safety, health, and nutrition related to the game of football

Length

1 to 1.5 hours

Materials

Key Vocabulary

  • Football skills
  • Activities
  • Drills
  • Techniques
  • Equipment
  • Nutrition
  • Principles and organizational strategies
  • Safety practices

Curriculum Standards

  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.3

Follow precisely a multistep procedure when carrying out experiments, taking measurements, or performing technical tasks.

  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.4

Determine the meaning of symbols, key terms, and other domain-specific words and phrases as they are used in a specific scientific or technical context relevant to grades 6-8 texts and topics.

  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.8.1

Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grade 8 topics, texts, and issues, building on others' ideas and expressing their own clearly.

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