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Students use gymnastics beams, benches, mats, and wedges to practice gymnastics skills. In this gymnastics lesson plan, students practice balancing, tumbling, and jumping skills.
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. The third day consists of dismounting activities. Resource links are included. There's more, so check it out!
Students compete in a variety of games. For this gymnastic skills lesson, students play tag, participate in a challenge course, and practice gymnastics moves to increase physical fitness. 
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. Students observe gym therapy techniques and experience an in-depth look at gymnastics.
Students participate in gymnastics stunts, using different parts of their body to balance.They work cooperatively with their partners on gymnastics mats to complete balancing activities.
Students practice stretching and balancing. In this gymnastics lesson, students warm-up, stretch, and practice balancing their upper body. Students will participate in two stations and use the floor mat to practice new skills.
Students begin with a regular gymnastic warm up involving stretches and exercise before attempting the One Armed High Kick. Students are assessed by their peers and are declared successful if they can match each kick or exceed the previous kick.
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. Students write some word problems using the measurements found and identify various exercises that show symmetry and asymmetry.
In this vocabulary and reading comprehension worksheet, students 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.
Learners 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.  Learners are graded upon a list of movements the teacher asks them to perform.
In this physical fitness instructional activity, students find the words that are used to describe gymnastics and the answers are found at the bottom of the page.
In this word search worksheet, students complete the word search puzzle by locating the words that relate to the sport of gymnastics. Students locate 24 words.
This word search includes 30 gymnastics terms that may help your class learn relevant terms.
In this comprehension worksheet, students read a passage about the vault in gymnastics and answer multiple choice questions about it. Students complete 5 questions total.
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.
Second graders observe and demonstrate how to five basic gymnastic jumps, the proper technique of jumping for height and distance, and a jump-land-roll sequence. Using hula hoops they demonstrate the different jumping techniques and sequences.
For this social studies worksheet, pupils first read information on a chart about Carly Patterson, an Olympic gymnast. Students fill in the chart comparing facts about themselves with Carly.
Young scholars 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.
In this comprehension assessment worksheet, students read a passage about gymnast Mary Lou Retton, then complete 5 multiple choice comprehension questions.
Students observe and demonstrate the beginning and end positions for a variety of rolls used in gymnastics. Each students performs the proper techniques for a log roll, egg roll, forward roll, a front kneeling roll, and a set induction.