Are there implications to the cost of players in football?

Students are to study an article on the English Premier League; drawing conclusions and questions from the article on the cost of football players. Students must then compare this with other football players in leagues around the world.

Students may then probe the content to assess potential implications, suggest reasoning and discuss further issues that may relate to the topic

By Mr. Mason
July 20, 2016
8th Grade Physical Education

Writing Prompt

From the article, draw conclusions and questions relating to the topic

With a partner, discuss how premier league footballers compare to footballers in other leagues around the world. When discussing your ideas, be sure to include similarities as well as differences as you compare these two (people, places, things, or ideas).

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8th Grade Literacy Standards in Physical Education

This lesson teaches the following grade level appropriate state literacy standards. The cubes provide an abbreviation of the standard name and reference number. Click Add to My Lesson Plans to make a copy of the lesson. Making a copy will allow you to update any information including the literacy standards.

Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacherled) with diverse partners on grade 8 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly.
Present claims and findings, emphasizing salient points in a focused, coherent manner with relevant evidence, sound valid reasoning, and well-chosen details; use appropriate eye contact, adequate volume, and clear pronunciation.
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