World Cup resources: shared by schools and authors
Below are some great examples of World Cup resources, shared with us by schools and others with an interest in using football to promote literacy.
4 Top Tips to get your students writing about football
Author Tom Palmer and Birmingham-based BookSpace for Schools have provided these ideas for engaging young football fans with writing.
Contributed by: Tom Palmer and BookSpace for Schools
Top 20 "must read" football books for Key Stage 1 to Key Stage 4
A list of football-related reads, also from BookSpace for Schools.
Contributed by: BookSpace for Schools
15 ways to write a story: writing tips from Dave Cousins
Dave Cousins, author of World Cup story Charlie Merrick's Misfits offers advice for your pupils on the writing process.
Contributed by: Dave Cousins
Skills from Brazil: Lesson ideas from Dan Freedman
A whole host of activity ideas for use with Skills from Brazil by the brilliant Dan Freedman. This resource is intended to cover a half term period and was written by the Academies Enterprise Trust.
Contributed by: Dan Freedman and the Academies Enterprise Trust
Case study: A school World Cup tournament with learning at the forefront
In 2010, Albrighton Primary School held their own World Cup competition, with huge success. Here they provide some tried and tested ideas that maintain football as the context but place the learning at the forefront.
Contributed by: Howard Auckland, Deputy Headteacher at Albrighton Primary School