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Sports Article


Are you looking for a sports article and reading comprehension about the history and game of lacrosse? Lacrosse is the most popular, growing sport, and this is a highly engaging article for your sports fans, as well as your boys and reluctant readers.

In this product, you will receive an original article, “Lacrosse the Nation-The Popular, Growing Sport”. In this article, your students will learn all about the history of lacrosse, how the game is played, and other interesting facts about the sport. In addition, your students will answer reading comprehension questions to assess their knowledge of the article. There is also an ancillary writing activity.

This activity is perfect for…

  • Centers & Stations
  • Independent Work
  • Assessing Reading Comprehension
  • Annotating Text
  • Perfect for students who love Basketball

In this product, you will receive:

1. Original Article, “Lacrosse the Nation-The Popular, Growing Sport” – DIGITAL & PDF

*Lexile Level approximately 1200-1300

2. Reading Comprehension Questions with Answer Key – DIGITAL & PDF

3. Short Answer Question – DIGITAL & PDF

4. Graphic Organizer-RACER Short Answer Writing -DIGITAL & PDF

5. Rubric

What Other Teachers Have Said About My Original Articles…

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Leigh B said, “My students loved being able to learn more about one of their fav games. We used this during distance learning last spring and again in person this year. It is a great resource. I had my students use this to write an argumentative essay on the game. Thanks!”

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Lucy A said, “My students’ faces lit up when I showed them this activity! They were so engaged and actually asked me if we could continue working on it past the end of the class period. Totally relevant to today’s kids!”

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Laura G said, “My students enjoyed reading this article. It prompted further discussion. The writing assignment along with the reading comp questions was relevant and very helpful, as well as the template and rubric.”

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