Here's a great idea for getting reluctant writers to put pen to paper. We ask kids to pretend that they are commenting on a football match – either to a friend or like a football radio commentator. This is the first of three similar worksheets.
Football Commentary Worksheets
These worksheets are so unusual, and really fun for kids - who all seem to be happy to commentate on a match, often quite loudly and with opinion! See if they encourage a reluctant writer to get involved...
Here is the second of our football commentary worksheets. We ask kids to describe what the players are doing in a way that makes it interesting and exciting for the listener.