Why Athletes Video Writing Prompts

 

 

K-2: Why Play?

What is your favorite sport or hobby? Explain why you love it and how it makes you feel.

 

Bonus: Draw a picture of you playing your favorite sport!

 

3-5: Sporting Dreams

These athletes participate in some unique and extreme sports. If you could undertake any sporting adventure, what would it be and why?

 

Remember, you can go anywhere and do anything!

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6-8: Exploring the Outdoors

These extreme athletes explore nature, including mountains, rivers and waterfalls, through their hobbies.

 

Imagine that you could explore anywhere in the world. What kind of lands would like like to explore? How would you like to explore (i.e. on foot, by bike, via helicopter, etc)?

 

Explain why you chose that kind of terrain and transportation.

 

9-12: Weighing the Risks & Rewards

Choose one of the extreme sports examples mentioned in the video to conduct a risk/reward comparison.

 

Identify at least 3-5 potential dangers or risks the athlete is taking.Then, identify the rewards he/she experiences. Several are mentioned in the video.

 

Based on this risk/reward comparison, do you think this extreme sport is worth the risk? Explain why the risks outweigh the rewards or the rewards outweigh the risks.

 

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