Cheerleading Teacher Resources
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American Justice: The Texas Cheerleader Plot
Pupils watch a video about one woman who planned to commit murder because of a cheerleading scandal.
Is Cheerleading a Sport?
Looking for a rainy day activity? An article from the New York Times provides a nice topic for discussion. There will be many opinions and lively discussion as to how the class feels about cheerleading being a sport, or not. Ask them to state and support their reasons as to why or why not.
In this cheerleader worksheet, students color a picture of a cheerleader and trace and write the word cheerleader. Students color, trace, and write the word one time each.
In this literacy worksheet, students find the words that are associated with cheerleading and the answers are found by clicking the link at the bottom of the page.
Debate: Is Cheerleading a Sport?
Students research how women are perceived in sports. They debate the issue of whether cheer leading should be considered a sport and are scored on student made rubrics.
District Wide Jump Rope For Heart
Students participate in a district American Heart Association Jump Rope event. They meet students in their age from other schools in a social setting. Students come to the High School gym on a Saturday morning in February. They are given a t-shirt, snacks and drinks for participating.
Learners investigate how to work together during physical exercise. One person in the group records the number of exercises. They are scored according to a physical fitness participation rubric. The group is assessed together for a score. The grouping has one member who is motivating students during the activity.
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Do Extracurricular Activities Interfere with Your Lesson Plans?
Participation in extracurricular activities is good for teens, but it can also derail your expertly prepared lesson plans.
Jumping for Beginners
What are some of the many different ways a can person jump? People can jump from a standing position, they can jump from a running start, they can hop, skip, and leap. Take a look at the teaching cues and activities that explain to your young learners the different ways to jump.
Managing Your Anger
Students explore ways to deal with anger. In this anger management lesson, students explore the different causes of anger in their lives. The students analyze different situations in order to discover a solution to anger.
Fallacies of Weak Induction
A high-level introduction to fallacies of weak induction, including appeals to unqualified authority and ignorance, hasty generalizations, and weak analogies. Each fallacy is defined and shown with an example. For use mostly in college classes, this presentation could be given to an AP class.
Wrestling with Science and Social Studies
Fifth graders investigate the human muscular system within the context of three forms of wrestling. They create a personal wrestling booklet.
Wrestling with Science and Social Studies
Students investigate the form and function of the human muscular system within the context of wrestling. They compare and contrast the three forms of wrestling, and discover the importance of the muscular system in each style.
Problem Solving Strategies
In this problem solving strategies worksheet, students solve and complete 9 different word problems that include money and measurement. First, they list the sub-problems for each problem, solve the sub-problems and solve the problem. Then, students state their answer in a sentence.
Spur of the Moment Act
Young scholars perform a skit. In this performance and creativity lesson, students brainstorm ideas to be performed such as playing basketball, cheerleaders, roller skating and doing the dishes. Young scholars perform a skit and the other students must guess what they are doing.
Student Opinion: Are You Popular, Quirky or Conformist?
Approach the topic of popularity with this resource from the New York Times and their Learning Network series. The article is about Alexandra Robbins' "Quirk Theory." Learners respond to the article excerpt either on paper or online. This could lead to an in-depth discussion about conformity and individuality at your school and the lives of your class members.
Ratio and Proportion
Middle and high schoolers analyze the formation of ratios as they develop comparisons of two known quantities. These comparisons are used to formulate proportions and solve problems. Learner worksheet and teacher exemplar resources are included, with keys.
Using Multiplication to Solve Problems
For this multiplication worksheet, learners complete a total of 10 multiple choice questions, clicking on a link to print page or view answers.
Probably Healthy? (Using Sampling to make Predictions)
Student solve problems using sampling and predictions. In this probability lesson, young scholars analyze different scenarios and predict the outcome of each event. They calculate the outcome using fractions and ratios as they predict health data.