Soccer Lesson Plan for Elementary School

Instructor: Kerry Gray

Kerry has been a teacher and an administrator for more than twenty years. She has a Master of Education degree.

Implementing this lesson plan will help you teach students more about soccer, including the correct terms and uses for equipment, as well as the procedures for playing the game. Then, have students complete the worksheet to check for understanding.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this lesson on soccer, students will be able to:

  • Describe the equipment and procedures for playing soccer.
  • Use the correct terms to describe soccer equipment and processes.


90 minutes

Common Core Curriculum Standards


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.


Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words or phrases in a text relevant to a grade 4 topic or subject area.


  • Cleats
  • Dribbling
  • Football
  • Goal
  • Goalie
  • Opponent
  • Origins
  • Passing
  • Penalty box
  • Rugby
  • Shin guards
  • Soccer


  • Copies of quiz
  • Copies of lesson
  • Soccer balls
  • Cones
  • Construction paper
  • Crayons
  • Paper
  • Pencils

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