World Cup 2014 resources and activities
Bring football fever to your classroom as teams from across the globe compete in Brazil to win the 2014 FIFA World Cup. These free teaching resources will help you and your students to explore the countries, host nation and wider issues surrounding the beautiful game.
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Primary resources, KS1 and KS2
Harness the energy around the football World Cup in Brazil 2014, and use these activities from CAFOD with pupils to explore global justice issues through the lens of sport and football.
Test your students' history, geography and sports knowledge with this board game based on the 2014 Brazil World Cup.
This booklet of word searches, crosswords and grammar worksheets is ideal for ESL students.
An activity booklet based around the World Cup in Brazil. Includes research tasks, design activities and other lesson ideas.
A set of football-themed lined paper and page borders for a variety of uses in different subjects.
Blank outlines of the flags for each of the countries in the 2014 World Cup – ideal for displays and themed activities.
Differentiated symmetry worksheets featuring some of the flags of the countries from the 2014 World Cup.
Use this resource to help with planning a scheme of work about Brazil.
Score a goal with each correct answer in this fun, interactive football quiz, with 2 skill levels.
Challenge your pupils with a football-related maths question every single day of the World Cup.
Ten activities from CAFOD to explore the global issues surrounding the World Cup in Brazil.
A differentiated, two-part scheme of work that asks 'Should it really be called the 'World' Cup?'
Investigation to compare different climatic regions in Brazil, linked to the World Cup 2014.
Use these resources on the geography and features of Brazil as part of a wider topic on the World Cup.
Prepare students for the world cup with this scheme of work all about Brazil.
Dive into the atmosphere of the World Cup with these display, game and activity resources.
Get students excited about the World Cup with this fantasy football activity.
In this maths activity, students analyse goal data based on a simulation of the World Cup.
In this lesson, students calculate averages based on data on the team in the 2014 World Cup.
These World Cup-themed resources will be useful in encouraging students to practice maths.
These colourful resources will test students' knowledge on a wide range of topics.
Students work out the mean, median, mode and range of footballers' ages with this maths resource.
A World Cup quiz to challenge students' geographical knowledge and practise the names of countries in Spanish.
Spanish activities based on the 2014 World Cup and its mascot, Fuleco.
Students match up a table of countries in this French and Spanish activity.
Help your students practice their language skills with this French, Spanish and German resource.
Boost students' confidence in their speaking skills with this German World Cup activity.
Colour the flags and learn the French names for the World Cup countries with this resource.
Go beyond the game and explore global issues, citizenship, education and poverty with this set of activities and resources.
Are professional footballers good role models? Consider the evidence and build arguments with this activity.
Use these news articles from The Day to get students thinking about the impact of the World Cup on Brazil.
This factsheet can be used as a starting point for a discussion about how the World Cup will affect Brazil.
Use this set of resources from Oxfam to explore ideas of equality and fairness, as well as to examine inequality between and within countries.