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The Cross Country Race
Students explore sports by reading a book in class. In this story analysis instructional activity, students read the story called The Cross Country Race and identify the hardships encountered when running a long race such as the one in the book.
1st - 3rd Language Arts 3 Views 2 Downloads
Cross Country Skiing
Students are introduced to cross country skiing. They sit down on picnic tables in Craft Building. Students study how they are going to fit their skis, boots, and poles. They are explained that the ski boots are in European (metric) sizes.
2nd - Higher Ed Social Studies & History 5 Views 6 Downloads
Riding With Alice
Student listen to Don Brown's, Alice's Grand Adventure before discussing cross country travel. They trace Alice's travels on an outline map of the US and focus on the state of Indiana. They color and label the counties that Alice traveled through.
3rd - 4th Math 3 Views 3 Downloads
The Cross Country Problem
For this cross country problem, learners determine the order that runners finished. They use logic and algebraic clues to determine the first and second place winners. This worksheet contains 7 problems. The answers are provided at the bottom of the page.
7th - 12th Math 3 Views 0 Downloads
Winter Olympics: What a Blast!
Students participate in games inspired by the Winter Olympics. In this Olympics appreciation lesson, students play games inspired by Winter Olympic sports. This lesson includes a guide on how to play adapted versions of skating events, bobsled events, hockey, and cross-country skiing.
5th - 6th Physical Education 28 Views 71 Downloads
Go West: Imagining the Oregon Trail
Students access the Oregon Trial website to find information on what it was like to experience traveling the Oregon Trial. Then, in groups, they create dioramas depicting events that could have happened along the Oregon Trail.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History 15 Views 58 Downloads
If You Were a Pioneer on the Oregon Trail
Fourth graders explore the pioneer experience on the Oregon Trail and compare and contrast modern day travel experiences with those of the nineteenth century. They synthesize historical data through a creative project.
4th Social Studies & History 21 Views 43 Downloads
If You Were a Pioneer on the Oregon Trail
Students examine what it was like to travel west on the Oregon Trail. They develop a list of questions about the trip, explore various websites, and create a story about the experiences of a 19th century family travelling on the Oregon Trail.
K - 2nd Social Studies & History 10 Views 42 Downloads
TE Lesson: GPS on the Move
Students participate in a scavenger hunt and a drawing activity to examine the use of Global Positioning Systems including a handheld GPS receiver for personal navigation. They practice using the GPS receivers while collecting data from which they decide how to navigate to set points.
6th - 8th Science 3 Views 7 Downloads
Winter Olympics Stations
Students experience various Winter Olympic sports in Physical Education class. In this Winter Olympics lesson, students participate in stations which represent the Olympic games. These representative stations include a biathlon, cross country skiing, speed skating, torch relay, and ski jump.
2nd - 5th Physical Education 8 Views 37 Downloads
Cross Country Adventure
Students practice measurement and geography in this lesson. They build a Lego vehicle using an RCX. They predict how many seconds it will take their vehicle to reach a specific state on the United States of America map that each group of students have.
2nd - 5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download
Cross Country Running Club
Students work on their cardiovascular fitness by participating in an after school running club. They select a running buddy, and walk, run or jog the designated course of the day. They practice interval training, running on varied terrain and run courses on the field, around the school building and the nearby community.
3rd - 5th Physical Education 3 Views 3 Downloads
Intermediate PE Activity-Walk Across the USA
Students, in teams, in physical education classes, attempt to collectively "walk across America." They measure a mile of walking distance at their school and then track how many they walk. They trace the miles on an actual map, attempting to walk the entrie way across America.
K - 12th Physical Education 3 Views 14 Downloads