Sports Day: End of Year Activities!
May 8, 2017
Focus skill is addition and subtraction
This fun activity has students shootin’ hoops and collecting points. Students throw their pom poms into the other player’s baskets. Once all pom poms land in a cup they remove the cups to add up their total. Some spots are addition, while others will have students subtraction points. Whoever has the most, wins!
Focus skill is silent e
Focus skill is close reading and comprehension
Wilma Unlimited is a such a great story of perseverance, strength and courage. Students read all about Wilma Rudolph and her journey before completing comprehension mini-books. I included a BUNCH of questions so you can pick and choose which pages to include and differentiate for your students.
Focus skill is nonfiction writing
Students teach others all they know about some of their favorite sports. There is a graphic organizer included to help students’ brainstorm their ideas and details before they write their paper.
Focus skill nutrition and physical activity
Students learn all about the 5 main food groups and how to eat a balanced meal. There is also a fun, physical activity challenge that gets students exercising throughout the day.
Students award themselves a gold medal for the end of the year and list reasons why they deserve it!
Some cheese balls and a small white cup make a fun and easy snack. Students simply decorate the cup to look like a hoop and the cheese balls are the basketballs.