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SPORTS MATTER

GRADES 4–7

Student Essay Contest

Persuasive writing time! Encourage students to write about why sports matter. Use the lessons below to prepare and inspire your students.

CHANCE TO
WIN A $500
GIFT CARD!

DEADLINE: APRIL 24, 2020


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GRAND PRIZE

  • Student: $500 Gift Card
  • Teacher: $500 Gift Card

ONE WINNER EACH FROM
GRADES 4–5 & 6–7

  • Student: $250 Gift Card
  • Teacher: $250 Gift Card

Winners will be announced on or around June 1, 2020.


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Teachers and parents can upload student entries.

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Teachers and parents can email student entries (with the subject line Sports Matter Contest Entry) to: ScholasticSubmissions@scholastic.com

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Lessons & Activities

Students will learn important life lessons for both on and off the field, as well as prepare for the contest.

LESSON & ACTIVITY Life Lessons
From Sports
Grades 4–5
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CHOICE CHART Differentiated
Extensions
Grades 4–5
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MINI POSTER How to Be a
Good Sport
Grades 4–5
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LESSON & ACTIVITY Life Lessons
From Sports
Grades 6–7
GET PDF Get a Google Doc copy
CHOICE CHART Differentiated
Extensions
Grades 6–7
DOWNLOAD
MINI POSTER How to Be a
Good Sport
Grades 6–7
DOWNLOAD

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