Gross Motor Skills Teacher Resources
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Students discuss reindeer, where they live and whether they have seen one. In this holiday reindeer lesson, students read a selection about reindeer [suggestions given] sing the the reindeer "hokey pokey" song, participate in a reindeer leg counting game and reindeer art activities.
1st - 3rd Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 12 Downloads
Effects of Water Pollution on Aquatic Organisms
Young scholars investigate water pollution. They develop an understanding of the behavior of organisms, of the structure and properties of matter, and of natural and human induced hazards by conducting lab tests. They present their data appropriately in the form of graphs and report their investigation, results and conclusions in the form of a written lab report.
7th - 12th Science 24 Views 110 Downloads
Jumping & Landing
Ribbit! Pre-K and Kindergartens turn into frogs in these fun movement games that have them practicing the motor skills of jumping, landing and transferring weight. A cross between Simon Says and Red Light/Green Light, the teacher gives verbal cues to students as they jump from lily pad (hula hoop) to lily pad, forwards, backwards and sideways.
Pre-K - K Physical Education 3 Views 16 Downloads
Lesson Plan: Scooter Power
This scooter power lesson plan has four activities described to work on locomotor movement and body awareness skills. The activities require the set up of a course that the class will maneuver around and through while performing these different skills.
3rd - 5th Physical Education 3 Views 6 Downloads
Lacrosse Drills and Tourney
Students practice various lacrosse skills and examine the origin of the sport. Among the skills practiced are the cradle, scoop, and toss. Once they have completed a lacrosse rubric self evaluation, students participate in a round robin lacrosse tournament.
7th - 9th Physical Education 11 Views 35 Downloads
As the class moves through the 'Titanic', they are exposed to the various nautical terms: port, bow, stern, starboard, crow's nest. They practice locomotor skills such as: skip, hop, leap, jump, slide, and crab walk, when the nautical terms are called out.
3rd - 5th Physical Education 3 Views 5 Downloads
Jumping - Advanced
Here is a standing long jump activity that focuses on the landing. All long jump events are measure from a fixed take-off point to the closest landing spot. Teach your jumpers to land softly and fall forward. Use the teaching cues and the skill drills to practice proper landing form.
2nd - 6th Physical Education 6 Views 6 Downloads
Stuck in the Mud
Students play the P.E. game Stuck in the Mud to strengthen their gross and locomotor skills. They participate in a warm-up and stretching activity, and play the game that involves students tagging each other with Nerf balls. Those that are tagged are "stuck in the mud" and can be freed by other students.
K - 2nd Physical Education 3 Views 0 Downloads
How to Play Baseball a Social Skills Lesson
Team sports are quite social; they involve following rules, playing cooperatively, communication, taking turns, and interpersonal relations. Introduce your special education class to the all-American sport of baseball. They learn about the game, practice content-specific vocabulary, watch a cartoon about baseball, discuss social skills, and if time permits, play the game.
5th - 8th Physical Education 52 Views 98 Downloads
Children with visual impairments need to continuously work on balance, gross motor skills, and mobility. Foster mobility and orientation skills by engaging them in a series of fun balance stations during PE. You'll set up each of the four suggested stations and your kids will spend a set amount of time at each one.
1st - 12th Physical Education 12 Views 9 Downloads
Name Parts of a Computer and Terms for Interface Elements
Familiarize your young learners with the parts of a computer and some basic key terms relating to technology. As the teacher demonstrates using an LCD projector, class members practice moving a mouse, opening the Internet, typing in a web address, and using an online interactive game.
K - 2nd 21st Century Skills 61 Views 49 Downloads
Rainy Day? P.E. Anyway!
If your PE class is faced with bad weather and must stay indoors, try one of these activities to keep them engaged and moving! Activities involve working in teams, identifying sports or parts of the body, coordination practice, and/or creative thinking.
K - 6th Physical Education 13 Views 8 Downloads