Reading Comprehension and Paragraph Writing: Free ELA and Homeschool Resource for Grades 9-10
Are you looking to engage reluctant readers and writers? Your high school students will love my latest units based on high-interest topics such as surfing, baseball, soccer, boxing, football, and baseball. This complimentary sample resource is based on legendary surfer Kelly Slater.
This resource is designed for 9th and 10th grade students and shares a glimpse into the inspirational life, achievements, and impact of one of the world's greatest surfers, Kelly Slater.
Students will be captivated by Kelly Slater's remarkable journey, from his early beginnings as a young surfer to becoming an icon in the world of sports and environmental activism. Slater's legacy goes beyond his 11 World Surf League titles; it encompasses his influence on surfing culture and his commitment to the preservation of our oceans.
This lesson provides a platform for critical thinking, interdisciplinary connections, and appreciation for the broader significance of sports figures.
By the end of this lesson, your students will not only have a greater understanding of Kelly Slater's life and impact but will also have strengthened their reading comprehension and writing skills. They will be inspired by Slater's story and encouraged to set their own goals, all while developing a greater sense of global awareness and environmental responsibility.
This 20 Page Bundled Resource Includes:
- two page article on legendary surfer Kelly Slater
- level one reading comprehension assessment
- answer key for level one comprehension
- level two reading comprehension assessment
- answer key for level two reading comprehension
- reading reflection questions
- answer key for reading reflection questions
- 3 paragraph prompts
- 3 sample paragraphs
- ELA CCSS Grades 9-10
- paragraph writing rubric
- lesson plans
links to the other high-interest resources based on sports and famous athletes