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Everything you wanted to know about basketball, and more! A very well-organized presentation to introduce the basic terminology and skills of basketball. Everything from the court, scoring, and fouls, to the five cues used for shooting a basket.
6th - 11th Physical Education 3 Views 28 Downloads
Pass, set, spike! That's right, volleyball. Teach the basics of volleyball using this presentation. Review court, positions, serving cues, passing cues, and setting cues. Teach the terminology of a volleyball game using this PowerPoint presentation.
7th - 12th Physical Education 4 Views 21 Downloads
Badminton - Individual Sports 1
What is a shuttlecock? It's another name for a badminton birdie. Well, what is a birdie? This presentation covers the equipment, the court, the history, the rules, the skills of the game, and the terminology that applies to the game of badminton.
8th - 12th Physical Education 4 Views 17 Downloads
Pickleball - Individual Sports 1
Pickleball? How did this game get the name pickleball. This presentation goes through the history of the game and more. Topics covered include: equipment, rules, the court, and types of shots. This is a very good overview of the game and could be used as an introduction to the sport or even a review before a quiz or unit test.
8th - 12th Physical Education 3 Views 6 Downloads
Basketball - Hoops - Team Sports 2
Hoopsters! Looking for something to use to teach your hoopsters a bit about the game of basketball? Use this very comprehensive PowerPoint to teach everything from the history of the sport, to skill techniques, to game plays. Included are pictures, descriptions, and explanations.
7th - 10th Physical Education 13 Views 35 Downloads
Team Handball - Team Sports 1
Team handball is not the same as handball played on a racquetball court. This game is more similar in concept to soccer, the main difference is that the hands are used and not the feet. The court is about the size of a basketball court and played indoors.
7th - 12th Physical Education 14 Views 15 Downloads
The Third Branch: The Supreme Court
What exactly is the third branch of government? Your class will examine the Supreme Court and its role as the third branch. They will explore a wide variety of sources to learn about the evolution of the Supreme Court and its cases.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History 31 Views 171 Downloads
The Achievements and Challenges of Egypt
Awesome, that is all I have to say! This set of lessons provides learners with an understanding of ancient Egyptian laws, lifestyle, religion, and culture. It engages them in a critical analysis activity regarding the film, "The Prince of Egypt.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 51 Views 101 Downloads
Teachers: Citizenship: Criminal Justice System
Students, in groups, study Asbos and their conditions. After watching a 10-minute video, they answer questions in the Asbo hotseat. Also, they develop arguments that are not necessarily their own.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 7 Views 12 Downloads
Understanding the Significance of the Nationalization of the Bill of Rights
Eleventh graders study the impact of the Nationalization of the Bill of Rights upon criminal law. They analyze opposition to expansionist viewpoints that could possibly create more checks and balances on the state courts and analyze the role of the prevailing political atmosphere upon Supreme Court decisions.
11th Social Studies & History 6 Views 7 Downloads
Students investigate Justice Week in Britain. In this current events instructional activity, students visit selected websites related to law and order in the U.K. Students may create their own anti-social art as a culminating activity.
5th - 12th Social Studies & History 9 Views 22 Downloads
Testing DNA and the Death Penalty
Students explore issues surrounding death penalty debate and participate in a values-clarification activity to help them form their opinions on this topic. They create a talk show to discuss issues involved with DNA testing and the death penalty.
9th - 12th Language Arts 4 Views 28 Downloads
Children and the Death Penalty
Students examine how different countries deal with juvenile offenders. Using the internet, they research what offenses are punishable by death and how the laws protect students. They interview local authorities and discuss possible solutions to stop killing students convicted of crimes.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 11 Downloads
Who Are Travellers?
Students visit specified websites to research zoning information in Essex. They participate in a role play to present a zoning request to a city council. Groups of students prepare their side of the case and create their proposal to be voted upon.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 3 Downloads
Berghuis v Thomkins: Is This the Will of the People? (Criminal’s Rights)
"You have the right to remain silent. . ." But should a suspect exercise that right? Should laws establish and defend the rights of an individual or reflect the will of "the people?" After reading and annotating a series of primary source documents related to court cases that have altered a suspect's Miranda rights to silence and counsel, class members tackle the question of whether these policies are "the best policy for our nation.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 30 Views 29 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
A History of Conflict Resolution and the Jury System
Students examine the jury system used throughout history. They act out a conflict in class and use different types of juries and conflict resolution methods. They write their reactions to each of the different types of resolutions.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 23 Downloads
Participating in the Jury System
Students discover their responsibilties of being a citizen by conducting an interview. They discuss the rights and freedoms given to them and review the rules of eligibility for being a member of a jury. They write an essay about why participating in a jury is important.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History 5 Views 19 Downloads
The Jury's Still Out
Students examine the trials and executions of Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti. In groups, they use the internet to research the impact of the executions in the shape of political cartoons and writings. They discuss an article to end the lesson based on the anniversary of their deaths.
6th - 12th Language Arts 11 Views 62 Downloads