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Cheerleading Teacher Resources
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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.
The Girls by Amy Goldman Koss is the focus of this character analysis instructional activity. The class makes a chart noting the names of specific characters in the book, noting attributes that define each character. They discuss bullying and peer pressure, then sketch the girls from the book, creating a metaphor that represents each.
Help your high schoolers identify the main idea of a passage with this lesson plan on paraphrasing. First rewriting a paragraph in their own words, they then underline the most important words in their paraphrase and use them in a summary. Handouts and paragraphs to work with are included in the lesson plan.