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Lots of New Jersey kids love sports and games!  You’ll be surprised to learn that some of the sports and games we love actually began in right here in New Jersey.

You may write one of the following articles. Select a topic that you find interesting and that may not be commonly known to other 4th graders.  In addition to the facts, see if you can’t find a way to surprise your readers.  Be sure to tell them why this topic is important to New Jersey

  • One article, 150- 250 words, about a famous sports figure who was born, lived or lives in New Jersey.
  • One article, 150-250 words, about the history of a game or a sport that began in  New Jersey.
  • One article, 150-250 words, about what sports or games are currently played in New Jersey.

Use correct grammar, punctuation and capitalization.  Use Times New Roman or Arial size 12 font.  Be sure to save your work and name each document file as instructed by your teacher.  You may attach one photo when you submit your article.

Go to the Student Resources page for help with your research.

Here’s a Fun Project for the Class: Create a new game or sport, complete with rules, that your class can play and give it a fun New Jersey name!