Football Fiction capitalizes on student's interest in football by highlighting a fiction book that focuses on the game. This Enrichment can include: reading the book and answering response questions in a journal, learning about aspects of the game, and watching game day footage.

The Underdogs by Mike Lupica:
http://www.amazon.com/Underdogs-Mike-Lupica/dp/0399250018/ref=sr_1_4?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1324577923&sr=1-4

Review of the Underdogs:
http://econkids.rutgers.edu/older-children-and-young-adults-2011/2088-the-underdogs-by-mike-lupika

Lesson Plan for Day 1 & 2 already done!


Excellent list of Reader Response Questons from Better Lesson:


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You could read a couple of chapters a day, and have the students write in their journals after reading. Students can also do other activities--learning about stats, the math of football, etc. They could watch the Blindside as well!

NFL's Website: www.nfl.com; they also have their Play360 website at:
http://www.fueluptoplay60.com/