Gymnastics Teacher Resources
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Gymnastics: A Lot More Than Just Flips!
Introduce your young learners to some basic gymnastics in a four or five-day unit. Movement and balance are at the core of gymnastic activities. Start out by taking them through how to move like animals. Then follow this up with balance poses.
K - 3rd Physical Education 14 Views 26 Downloads
The Young Gymnast
Second graders compare and contrast gymnastics in 1859, 1900 and today. Students contrast differences in gymnastics for boys and girls today. Students pretend that they are interviewing a famous gymnast and write up their interview. Students write a poem about Gymnastics using Cinquain format.
2nd Language Arts 3 Views 2 Downloads
Writing: Closing Sentence/Conclusion
What does a good closing sentence look like? First, read the article "Gymnasts Flip for Science," and then identify the conclusion sentence. What are the supporting facts mentioned in the article? After studying the article's conclusion, it's time for your writers to try!
4th - 6th Language Arts 37 Views 291 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Gymnastics Unit Culmination Field Trip
Students participate in various gymnastics and tumbling activities and take a field trip to a gymnastics gym where they work with trained gymnastics coaches. This gives the student the opportunity to explore and experience gymnastic equipment they may not have at school.
K - 3rd Health 3 Views 7 Downloads
History of Women in Sports
Students examine online or hard copy timelines of athletics, discuss what they like and dislike about time tables they have reviewed, research in small groups history of basketball, baseball, gymnastics, or track and field, and create two-part timelines, depicting both men and women involved in sport.
6th - 8th Physical Education 4 Views 21 Downloads
So....You Want to be Gymnast
In this vocabulary and reading comprehension learning exercise, learners read a 1 page selection about gymnastics, match 8 words to the correct pictures of gym-related terms, respond to 3 short answer questions and complete a crossword puzzle.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 3 Views 48 Downloads
Students investigate the importance of having a healthy body by performing gymnastics. In this physical education lesson, students utilize their flexibility and body strength to perform intense physical gymnastic maneuvers with the help of their instructor.
2nd - 3rd Health 7 Views 47 Downloads
Britney Spears: Famous People, ELL Assignment
If you teach English learners and want a thorough assignment that addresses reading and listening comprehension, speaking skills, vocabulary acquisition, and more, a high-interest content instructional activity on Britney Spears may be useful.
7th - Higher Ed Language Arts 10 Views 264 Downloads
Games of Strength, Endurance and Stamina
Students explore and discuss importance of strength, endurance, and stamina in Native American culture, practice skills such as back push, bench reach, muskox fight, one-and-two-foot high kick, and high kick stand, and monitor, improve, and set performance goals for themselves.
7th - 9th Physical Education 10 Views 34 Downloads
If you have a rotating office chair in your classroom, you can have physics pupils participate in this simple, yet effective demonstration of angular momentum. One partner sits in the chair, arms outstretched, holding heavy weights. The other partner spins him around.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 1 Download
Sentence Completion 20: High-Intermediate Level
Here's an exercise that will help learners develop their vocabulary. The eight sentence completion problems are followed by an answer key that explains why one answer is correct and why the other possibilities are not. Richly detailed, the key also notes strategies that can be used for problems of this type.
11th - 12th Language Arts 6 Views 26 Downloads
Sentence Completion 20 (high-intermediate level)
Both English language learners and native English speakers will benefit with this practice opportunity. For eight sentences given, learners must select the correct vocabulary word to complete the sentence. Example words include fruitless, controversial, and eradicated.
7th - 9th English Language Development 10 Views 59 Downloads
Internet Research in Physical Education
Students take an active role for their own exploration. They are given the tools that enable them to find information about a specific topic on their own. Students choose from the different units that they have studied at the time: football, soccer, volleyball, gymnastics, bowling, basketball, hockey, tennis, lacrosse, etc.
4th - 8th Physical Education 3 Views 8 Downloads