March Madness Under Dogs Writing Prompts

 


K-2: Dribbling Descriptions

Draw a picture of yourself playing your favorite sport. Write the name of the sport and three adjectives that describe what you like about it. 

 

Related Articles
Here are three proven ways for you to learn how to get a teaching job.
Finding a job teaching in these days of shrinking budgets may be difficult, but...
This letter, penned amidst handing out their most recent formative assessment results, is a reminder to students that they are more than just their grades—that the test scores they achieve “will tell you something, but they will not tell you everything.”
This letter, penned amidst handing out their most recent formative assessment...
Teachers spent an average of $1000 a year on their classroom. Here are a few ways you can obtain cheaper school supplies.
Teachers spent an average of $1000 a year on their classroom. Here are a few...
How the FCC's recent Wi-Fi connectivity will affect the nation's students and...
Instead of just teaching my students how to write well for my class, I hold it equally important to make sure they can take these concepts and adapt to them to any communicative scenario they might find themselves. In doing so, I constructed the following classroom management rules – with lots of help from colleagues – to teach students the necessary guidelines for ensuring their writing stays effective beyond the classroom.
Instead of just teaching my students how to write well for my class, I hold it...

3-5: Overcoming the Odds

This was a big year for upsets, with many unknown teams like Norfolk State, Lehigh and Ohio University making it to the Sweet 16. Have you ever did something that surprised everyone (even you)? In full sentences, describe that experience and how it made you feel. 

 

6-8: A Lesson in Losing

Of the 64 teams in the tournament, all the teams will lose a game except the tournament champion. Do you learn more from winning or losing? Why?

 

9-12: Time Management Tips

All of these athletes are also students who will have to return to school after the NCAA tournament. What tips would you give these student athletes to balance the demands of sports and school? List at least 5. 


Can't view this video? Watch it here!