World Cup Soccer

 

Sites

2006 FIFA World Cup
http://fifaworldcup.yahoo.com/06/en/
Get the news, info, and more from the official site of the 2006 World Cup in Germany.

Soccer Spot
http://sln.fi.edu/qa98/spotlight6/spotlight6.html
On the web, you can find plenty of information about soccer and the World Cup. Use these resources to learn more about the game and also to follow the action.

Socceroos 2006
http://au.sports.yahoo.com/football/index.html
Official site for the Australian Socceroos team for the

World Cup Maths Games
http://www.active-maths.co.uk/worldcup/index.html
Online number games related to Soccer.

History of The World Cup
http://www.northwood.org.uk/world%20cup.htm
Read news headlines from the World Cup through history.

World Cup Chart
http://www.learninggrids.com/ResourcePage.aspx?sid=101514&siteId=1&cid=-1
This Clicker Grid Set enables pupils to track the progress of countries playing in the 2006 World Cup football games.

Spotlight on Skills: Soccer
http://www.kysoccer.org/coaches/coaches.main.html
Information about the strengths and weaknesses of different 11 a-side soccer formations as well as articles about the history of the World Cup.

British Council: World Cup
http://www.britishcouncil.org/learnenglish-sport-articles-homepage.htm
Because of the World Cup in Germany we will be concentrating mainly on football until July 2006. All of our articles are accompanied by language learning activities for you to practise your English.

Lesson Plans

US Youth Soccer Coaches Connection Lesson Plans
http://www.usyouthsoccer.org/index.php?s=&change_well_id=2&url_article_id=884 
Archive of Soccer Skill Lesson Plans.

World Cup Maths Ideas
http://wsgfl.westsussex.gov.uk/ccm/content/curriculum/
mathematics/creativity-in-mathematics/world-cup-maths-problems.en 
Collection of Maths ideas for a unit of work on the World Cup.

Sporting Fever: World Cup Project
http://www.sln.org.uk/geography/Sporting%20fever.htm
Collection of lesson ideas for the World Cup.

Football – 2006 World Cup
http://www.britishcouncil.org/languageassistant-world-cup
Series of lesson plans related to the World Cup.

Naace Primary: World Cup 2006
http://www.mape.org.uk/WorldCup2006/index.htm
Mix of online games and lesson ideas related to the 2006 World Cup.

Making The Most of The World Cup
http://www.sunderlandschools.org/international/resources-worldcup.htm
Collection of resources and lessons plans related to the 2006 World Cup.

Themes - 2006 FIFA World Cup
http://www.geography.org.uk/resources/themes/
A range of resources for potential use with the FIFA World Cup.

Northwood Primary: World Cup
http://www.northwood.org.uk/world%20cup.htm
Online activities for the World Cup.

The Geography of World Cup Soccer
http://fga.freac.fsu.edu/1995/soccer.html
Series of lessons that use World Cup Soccer to teach geographic information.

Bring On The World
http://www.oxfam.org.uk/coolplanet/bringontheworld/
Bring on the World explores the context of the World Cup, from the countries taking part in the competition to the trade issues behind the sporting glamour.

World-Class Competition
http://www.nytimes.com/learning/teachers/lessons/20020606thursday.html?pagewanted=all
In this lesson, students investigate the demographics and team history of some of the countries participating in the World Cup soccer tournament.

Hunt for World Cup Soccer
http://www.kn.att.com/wired/fil/pages/huntphysicalst.html
An Internet Treasure Hunt on World Cup Soccer.

An Ode to Soccer
http://www.kn.att.com/wired/fil/pages/huntsoccerri.html
An Internet Treasure Hunt on Soccer.

Hunt for FIFA 2006
http://www.kn.att.com/wired/fil/pages/huntfifa200no.html
Use these links to answer questions about the World Cup.
 

Links Compiled by Charlie O\'Sullivan www.primaryschool.com.au
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Soccer World Cup Teaching Ideas - Wayne


Look This Up

In which country is the Soccer World Cup being held?

Show this on a map.
Find the flags of two of the countries in the finals.

KidPix
Make a picture of the soccer players playing their match.
Include the flags of the countries playing.
Show the crowd watching the match in the stands. They will be in their team colours. Find out what those colours are and use them to show the crowd.

Soccer Games -
Wayne
Develop a class match where the children with a partner compete for a “prize”.
Some possible sites are
Soccer Pong
http://www.capitalregionsoccer.com/games/SoccerGame.html

Java Applet
http://probability.ca/jeff/java/soccer.html

Slime Soccer
http://www.soccer-for-parents.com/slime-soccer.html

Funbrain Soccer
http://www.funbrain.com/cgi-bin/fract.cgi?A1=s&A2=0&A15=0

Soccer Shootout
http://www.cbc.ca/kids/games/soccershootout/

Soccer Shootout
http://www.priorywoods.middlesbrough.sch.uk/kidsonly/games/footy/footy.htm


Bonus
http://www.bonus.com/contour/stickypongpit/http@@/mark-horsell.co.uk/stickypong/index.html

and
http://www.bonus.com/bonus/list/v2k1_yellow_soccer.html

Soccer
http://www.juggernart.com/games/index.html   

Kaboose
http://www.sikids.com/games/rocketsoccer/

Yahooligans
http://yahooligans.yahoo.com/content/games/sports/soccer.html


World Cup Maths Lessons - variety of grade levels
http://wsgfl.westsussex.gov.uk/ccm/content/curriculum/mathematics/
creativity-in-mathematics/world-cup-maths-problems.en

 

Some great activities for younger children from an educational site.
http://www.mape.org.uk/WorldCup2006/online.htm

 

BBC - choose
http://www.bbc.co.uk/cbbc/worldcup/
Fast Game from BBC
http://www.bbc.co.uk/cbbc/worldcup/fussball.shtml

 

Lots of activities listed
http://www.northwood.org.uk/world%20cup.htm

 

Soccer Games
http://www.britishcouncil.org/learnenglish-sport-fun-and-games-football-games.htm  Older
http://www.britishcouncil.org/kids-topics-football.htm - Kids

 

BBC Games
http://news.bbc.co.uk/cbbcnews/hi/games/default.stm

 

Classroom Resources - Wayne

Outstanding Resource
http://www.mape.org.uk/WorldCup2006/index.htm

 

Lots of different resources
http://www.sunderlandschools.org/international/resources-worldcup.htm
See links for excellent resources

 

Another excellent British site
http://www.kented.org.uk/ngfl/festivals/worldcup/index.htm

 

Geography Based Resources
http://www.sln.org.uk/geography/Sporting%20fever.htm

 

Another fantastic resource for middle and upper primary - printable and PowerPoints
Geography based.
http://www.geointeractive.co.uk/slnresources.htm  World Cup is number 21

 

Great list of links - from their newsletter
http://www.teacherplanet.com/resource/worldcup.php

 

A week of activities for 9 - 11 year olds
http://www.oxfam.org.uk/coolplanet/bringontheworld/dayone.htm

 

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Wayne
June 2006

 

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