Cheerleading Teacher Resources
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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.
7th - 10th Physical Education
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.
3rd - 5th Physical Education
Students 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.
6th - 12th Physical Education
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.
11th - Higher Ed English Language Arts
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.
7th - 12th English Language Arts
CoachMyVideo Mobile: Easy Frame-Capture
Your class will be eager to improve their physical skills and bring their games to the next level after working with you and this app! Record your young athletes as they demonstrate their unique athletic abilities, and then review movements frame-by-frame with analysis tailored to their specific needs.
7th - Higher Ed Physical Education
40 Ways to Spice Up Your Spelling Words
Students participate in numerous activities to improve spelling. Activities include, but are not limited to: writing words in ABC order, writing words backwards, creating silly sentences, illustrating words, coloring words, and more. Hands-on activities include spelling words in dirt, making words out of Popsicle sticks, converting words to Morse code, and writing a commercial using the words.
2nd - 6th English Language Arts
Spark Students Interest in Fire Safety Week
Students explore and analyze about Fire Safety Week. They assess what a fire is, how is spreads so fast, , that it is hot and dark. Each student becomes aware that fire related incidents is the number three cause of death for children in the United States.
1st - 5th Health
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.
2nd - 6th Physical Education
Spur of the Moment Act
Students 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. Students perform a skit and the other students must guess what they are doing.
1st - 5th Visual & Performing Arts
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.
7th - 8th Math