Football crazy: UEFA Euros writing activities

Last updated: 22/05/2024
Contributor: Teachit team
Football crazy: UEFA Euros writing activities
Key stage
Topical and seasonal
Resource type
Student activity

This engaging set of football-themed writing activities based on the UEFA European Championship includes creating a player biography, designing an informational leaflet and crafting persuasive writing to promote the host cities of the competition.

What’s included

  • Free printable worksheets including a set of three football-themed writing activities
  • Editable version to adapt to suit your class (subscribers only)

How to use these UEFA Euro writing worksheets

These worksheets are an engaging and topical resource for developing children’s writing skills for different genres. There are a choice of three different football-themed activities based on the Men’s UEFA Euros 2024:

  • Footballers’ biographies — children choose a player to write a short biography about them. They must research the chosen person's life, create a timeline of key events, study biography examples for style and use notes to write the biography.
  • What is the UEFA Euro competition? — children create a webpage or an information leaflet to inform people about the UEFA Euro’s history and its importance today.
  • Bring on the tourists — Children choose one of the host cities for the UEFA Euro 2024 and write a paragraph to celebrate that city using persuasive techniques.

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