Amazing Sports from Around the World will be a great addition to my ESL classroom. The layout and pictures are visually appealing. The language is accessible to my students with a good number of new vocabulary terms. I love that it celebrates the diversity of sports throughout the world. I enjoyed learning about sports that are popular in other countries, and I know my students will too. The book will certainly spark interesting classroom discussions.
Tossing Tuna? Polo on elephants? Jockeys riding ostriches? Imitating dance movements as a team? Learn about how countries across the world engage in unique sports like these in Amazing Sports from Around the World. In this book, available in a variety of languages, readers will learn the history of a variety of sports, how each sport is played, and similarities and differences among the sports across cultures. This book is sure to be a winner for many children, but especially for middle-grade English language learners!
Amazing Sports from Around the World reminds you of the wonder, imagination, competition, and teamwork that sports facilitate. Think you know every sport there is? Think again! Take a trip around the world and learn about different cultures and how they entertain themselves through sports. Who knew there were so many variations and unique activities and games that even I haven't heard of (and I run sports leagues for a living!) If you're looking for a book that will engage your sportier kids, look no further.
Amazing Sports from Around the World takes its readers on a fun and exciting international journey. The book combines engaging illustrations with descriptive narratives about sports from a wide variety of cultures. Readers will be delighted to learn about competitions that are played with interesting equipment and exotic animals, while still making connections to games that are familiar to them. It is a wonderful way for students to explore cultural diversity from every continent, while discovering that sports universally bring people together.
This book is beautifully illustrated and well written. This would be a wonderful book to promote diversity and inclusion in any classroom! As a first grade teacher, different lessons and activities to do with my students were swirling through my mind when I was reading it! It would be a fabulous addition to any school/classroom or home library.
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