Winning and Losing - Students 2


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Student Activity Sheet A

Directions: Write or tell a story about a time when you lost an event, sport, or an activity and you did not handle it well. Make suggestions on how you could have handled losing better.

Student Activity Sheet B

Directions: Study the comic strips below. Circle the answers that show the characters winning and losing appropriately.

Student Activity Sheet C

    1. Who are the characters in this script?

    2. What game are they playing?

    3. How do you think Beth felt when Chris cheated?

    4. How do you feel when you lose a game?

Student Activity Sheet D

Directions: In the scripts below circle two nouns in purple that name a person and one noun that names a place. In red circle two verbs.


A noun names a person, place, thing, or idea.

A verb names describe an action, state, or occurrence.

Example script demonstrating winning and losing appropriately:
Chris: I like to play chess it is fun!
Beth: Sure is!
Chris: I won but it was a good game for both of us.
Beth: Thank you for playing with me.
Chris: No problem. Do you want to play again?

Example script demonstrating winning and losing inappropriately:
Chris: I won the game! Ha! Ha! Ha!
Beth: No you didn’t win, you cheated!
Chris: I am so much better at chess than you.
Beth: I am so much better at chess than you.
Chris: No, I don’t want to play with you ever again!

Directions: How many syllables do you hear in the words below?

Student Lesson Review Sheet

Directions: Complete the following questions.

1. What does it mean to win?

2. What does it mean to lose?

3. How do you win appropriately?

4. How do you lose appropriately?