Football Superstars - Teachers' Notes, activity sheets and poster

Football superstars

Football Superstars is a series aimed at building a love of reading from a young age, with fun cartoons, inspirational stories, a simple narrative style and a cast of characters chipping in with quotes, jokes and comments.

Football Superstars: Ronaldo Rules, Messi Rules, Kane Rules, Mbappé Rules.

A brand new visual series of first biographies for ages 5-7 featuring male and female football stars. Perfect to engage emerging readers, especially reluctant readers. Quotable stats and expert tips on the biggest football heroes and their rise to glory and fully illustrated throughout with fun line drawings.

Each pack includes:
- KS1/2 Resource Pack for Teachers and Librarians including 4 lessons that build towards students writing their own biographies.
- A digital activity pack
- A3 digital poster

We would love to see you using the pack on social media. You can do this by using #FootballSuperstars and tagging readingagency and KidsWelbeck.


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