OUTSIDE SPORTS

by Perry D. and Stephen N.

Photo by Ferheen C.

Web design by Aaron S.

Have you ever wondered what sports children like to play at recess? Well, now you can find out! A poll was taken to see which sports third, fourth & fifth grades liked. So read this article to see what sports are hot and what sports are not. These reporters predicted that the 3rd grade boys would like football. They predicted that 3rd grade girls would like kickball. Here are the following results for the 3rd grade. Seventeen boys like football, ten boys like kickball, and nine boys like the playground. “I like to play on the playground the best because it has more room to play,” said Sam S. Four girls like football, eight girls like kickball, and an overwhelming twenty-three girls like to play on the playground. "I like the playground the best because I like to play gymnastics with my friends," said Mariel O’C.

These two reporters thought that in fourth grade boys will like to play football the best. These reporters thought fourth grade girls will like kickball the best. The reporters were right! Here are the results for the fourth grade boys. Nineteen boys like to play football. “I like football because I like the sport,” said T.R. W. Ten boys like to play kickball. Twelve boys like to play on the playground. Here are the results with the fourth grade girls. No girls like to play football. Forty girls like to play kickball! “I like kickball because it’s fun,” said Jaclyn M. Fifteen girls like to play on the playground. These results came out like these reporters thought they would.

These reporters made a guess that in fifth grade, most girls will like to play kickball the best. They guessed that fifth grade boys will like kickball the best. Here are the results for the fifth grade boys. Eighteen boys like to play football. “I like to play football because I like getting tackled,” said Evan N. Here are the results for the fifth grade girls. One likes football. Twenty four girls like to play kickball. Ten girls like to play on the playground. So don’t wonder. Now you know what kids, like you, love to play outside.

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