Have you heard about Fourth Down and Inches: Concussions and Football’s Make-or-Break Moment, written by Carla Killough McCafferty, who also wrote The Many Faces of George Washington? If not, you should check it out. It’s all about the brain injuries that can come from playing contact sports and it’s fascinating reading, whether you’re a sports fan or not.
Plus, we’ve created free CCSS resources for you to use with this book. Download the CCSS Research Project, which offers guidelines for writing a news article about brain injuries in sports at your own school. And then download the CCSS Reading Assignment, which offers guidelines on comparing two pieces of nonfiction writing that cover the same subject matter.
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