March Madness Under Dogs Writing Prompts

 


K-2: Dribbling Descriptions

Draw a picture of yourself playing your favorite sport. Write the name of the sport and three adjectives that describe what you like about it. 

 

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3-5: Overcoming the Odds

This was a big year for upsets, with many unknown teams like Norfolk State, Lehigh and Ohio University making it to the Sweet 16. Have you ever did something that surprised everyone (even you)? In full sentences, describe that experience and how it made you feel. 

 

6-8: A Lesson in Losing

Of the 64 teams in the tournament, all the teams will lose a game except the tournament champion. Do you learn more from winning or losing? Why?

 

9-12: Time Management Tips

All of these athletes are also students who will have to return to school after the NCAA tournament. What tips would you give these student athletes to balance the demands of sports and school? List at least 5. 

 

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