Summer SCORES 2020-07-30T10:35:48-07:00

Summer SCORES 2020

This summer America SCORES Cleveland will be posting virtual writing and soccer lessons. Lessons are for any student who wants to stay active and work on their literacy skills.

Schedule:
Monday + Wednesday – Soccer Lessons Videos
Tuesday + Thursday – Writing Lesson Videos.

All lessons will be posted on our social media pages:

Twitter – @SCORESCleveland
Instagram – @americascorescleveland
Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/SCORESCleveland/

Participation:

Students who post 5 videos will earn a $10 Walmart gift card! Students can post a video for any lesson below!

To take part in this opportunity we are asking students to submit videos through Flipgrid.

Flipgrid codes:

Soccer Lessons – ascsoccer
Writing Lessons – writingpoems

Please watch the video below for instructions of how to create and submit a video through Flipgrid:

How to Submit a Video on Flipgrid

If you have any questions about either the soccer or writing lessons or how to use Flipgrid, please contact us at info@americascorescleveland.org.

Soccer Lessons

Monday – June 8th
Foundational Skills

Coach Ramona teaches foundational soccer skills such as toe taps and boxing. Watch Coach Ramona and then give it a try! Be sure to share your skills with us on Flipgrid! Use code “ascsoccer” and submit your video under the topic, “Foundation Skills”

Foundation Skills

Wednesday – June 10th
Introduction to Dribbling

Brush up on your dribbling skills with Coach Ramona. Show us how well your dribble by submitting your video on Flipgrid using code “ascsoccer.” Submit your video under the topic “Introduction to Dribbling.”

Introduction to Dribbling

Monday – June 15th
Ball Control on the Ground

Keeping control of the ball on the ground is extremely important. Maintaining control allows you to get around your opponents and make the next goal. Show off your skills by submitting your video on Flipgrid using code “ascsoccer”

Soccer Ball Control

Wednesday – June 17th
Ball Control from the Air

Sometimes the ball gets kicked high in the air and you have to regain control of it to get a chance to make a goal. Coach Ramona walks you through how to get that control back and score your team’s next point.

Show us what you learned by submitting your video through Flipgrid using code “ascsoccer”

Ball Control from the Air

Monday – June 22nd
Passing and Receiving Part 1

You teammate is in the perfect spot to score a goal but you have the ball. How do you get them the ball so they can score? Coach Ramona teaches you how to accurately pass and receive the ball during a game. Remember show us your skill on Flipgrid using the code, “ascsoccer.”

Passing and Receiving Part 1

Wednesday – June 24th
Passing and Receiving Part 2

Being able to receive the ball with your head up will help ensure you can make your next move. Coach Ramona walks you through how to receive the ball in this lesson.

Remember to share your skills with us on Flipgrid using the code “ascsoccer.” For each video you submit you earn points toward prizes!

Passing and Receiving Part 2

Monday – June 29th
Shooting

Once you get control of the ball and make it down the field you now have to make the goal. Coach Ramona walks you through different shooting techniques to ensure you score the point for your team.

Shooting

Wednesday – July 1st
Goalkeeping

As the goalie you are the last line of defense for your team. In this video Coach Ramona teaches you how to protect your goal and ensure the opposing team doesn’t scores.

Goalkeeping

Monday – July 6th
Dribbling Part 2

Dribbling is one of the essential parts of soccer. Coach Ramona walks you through advanced techniques for dribbling. She shows you how to keep your head up while keeping control of the ball.

Dribbling Part 2

Wednesday – July 8th
Step Over/Scissors

Coach Ramona walks you through how to evade your opponent and keep control of the ball.

Step Over/Scissors

Monday, July 13th
Ball Control with a Partner

Grab a friend, sibling or caregiver and practice keeping the ball under control when a partner send it to you. It is important to keep your head up to get control of the ball so you can score a goal.

Be sure to share your skills with us on Flipgrid using the code “ascsoccer.” Once you submit 5 videos you will earn a $10 Walmart gift card.

Ball Control with a Partner

Wednesday, July 15th
Juggling

How many times can you juggle the soccer ball? Can you beat Coach Ramona’s number?
Show us how many times you can juggle the ball on Flipgrid using the code “ascsoccer.”

Juggling

Monday, July 20th
Receiving the Ball

Successfully receiving the ball from a teammate is a vital part of the game of soccer. In this lesson Coach Ramona teaches you how to receive the ball, how to check the area around you and make your next move.

Be sure to show us how you receive the ball on Flipgrid using the code “ascsoccer.”

Receiving the Ball

Wednesday, July 22nd
Ladders

This lesson will teach you a great exercise to practice your foot skills. How fast can you go?

Be sure to show us you fast you can do ladders on Flipgrid using the code “ascsoccer”

Ladders

Monday, July 27th
Volley

In this lesson Coach Ramona teaches you how to volley the ball and then get control of it on the ground.

Show us your skills on Flipgrid using the code “ascsoccer.”

Volley

Wednesday, July 29th
Goalkeeping Part 2

In this lesson Coach Ramona teaches you more advanced techniques for defending your goal.
Show us your skills on Flipgrid using the code “ascsoccer.” Once you submit 5 videos you will earn a $10 Walmart gift card!

Goalkeeping Part 2

Writing Lessons:

Tuesday – June 9th
Lines and Stanzas

Join Coach Brittney in learning about lines and stanzas. Lines and stanzas are the building blocks of poetry. Coach Brittney walks you through what are lines and what are stanzas and how to write your own poem with 2 stanzas. Remember to submit your poem via Flipgrid using the code “writingpoems.”

Lines and Stanzas

Thursday – June 11th
Descriptive Language

If you make your own world what would it look like? What do you want the world around you to be? Coach Brittney walks you through how to use your five sense to create your own fantastic world.

Be sure to share your poem with us on Flipgrid using the code “writingpoems,” and submitting under the topic “Descriptive Language”.

Descriptive Language

Tuesday – June 16th
Rhyme

Pick up your pencil, it’s time to rhyme. Coach Brittney walks you through how to identify rhyming words and how to take those words to write a rhyming poem. Remember to share your poems with us on Flipgrid, using code “writingpoems”.

Rhyme

Thursday – June 18th
Who I Am

In today’s lesson we want you to share the awesome, fantastic person you are! Coach Brittney walks you through some exercises to find your skills and abilities. Write us a poem telling us all about yourself. Be sure to share it with us on Flipgrid, using the code “writingpoems”

Who I Am

Tuesday – June 23rd
Alliteration

Alliteration is a fun way to give your poems flow and rhythm. Follow Coach Brittney’s instructions in the video and try to write your own tongue twisters and Alliteration poem! Remember to share your poems with us on Flipgrid with the code, “writingpoems.”

Alliteration

Thursday – June 25th
Rhythm

Poems are memorable because of the words said and the rhythm in them. In this lesson Coach Brittney teaches you how syllables can create rhythm in a poem.

Remember to share your poem with us on Flipgrid using the code “writingpoems.”

Rhythm

Tuesday – June 30th
Building a Community

Our communities are diverse, fantastic places. In this lesson Coach Brittney helps you define community, understand who is in your circle and create your own community.

Building a Community

Thursday – July 2nd
Comics.

Comics are a unique way to tell a story. In this lesson Coach Brittney teaches you how to make your own comic.
Remember if you submit 5 videos to Flipgrid you will earn a $10 Walmart gift card.

Comics

Tuesday – July 7th
Making Cards

Bring a smile to someone’s face by making them a card. In this lesson Coach Brittney helps you decide on the card you want to make and walks you through how to write the message for your card.

Share your card with us on Flipgrid using the code “writingpoems”. Once you submit 5 videos you will earn a $10 Walmart gift card.

Making Cards

Thursday, July 9th
Onomatopoeia

Want to add excitement and fun to your poems? Add an onomatopoeia. In this lesson Coach Brittney teaches you what an onomatopoeia is and how to use it!

We want to hear your poems, share them with us on Flipgrid using the code “writingpoems.”

Onomatopoeia

Monday, July 14th
Color Poetry

Different colors can mean different things for different people. The way you see the color red, orange or yellow can change depending on the day, time and what happened that week. In this lesson Coach Brittney teaches you about color poetry and how to write your own color poem.

Share your poems with us on Flipgrid using the code “writingpoems.”

Color Poetry

Wednesday, July 16th
Similes

Comparing two things makes your writing more exciting. Coach Brittney teaches you how to identify a simile and how to write your own.

Share your poem with us on Flipgrid using the code “writingpoems.”

Simile

Monday, July 21st
Conversation Poetry

Pick two objects, ideas or people that want to talk with one another. In this lesson Coach Brittney teaches you how to write your own conversation poem.

Share your poems with us on Flipgrid using the code “writingpoems.”

Conversation Poem

Wednesday, July 23rd
Riddle Poetry

Can you stump our staff? In this lesson Coach Brittney teaches you how to write your own Riddle poem about a fruit or vegetable.

Share your riddle poem with us on Flipgrid using the code “writingpoems.”

Riddle Poem

Tuesday, July 28th
Shape Poetry

Think about a shape, any shape, from a house to a heart. Now take a moment and think about what that shape means to you, does it make you happy? Sad? Excited? Does it make you think of a color or an event? Draw that shape and either write your poem inside the shape or around the shape.
Share your poem with us on Flipgrid using the code “writingpoems.”

Shape Poetry

Thursday, July 30th
Free Verse Poetry

Free Verse Poetry has very few rules. This is a chance for you to write a poem about is most important to you in any format you want!
Share your poems with us on Flipgrid using the code, “writingpoems.”

Free Verse Poetry