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A very nicely organized worksheet for a final project on a one-week workout plan for an individual sport. There are four parts to this workout plan: goals, nutrition, safety, and physical activity/exercise. These categories will certainly identify whether the class has learned the important components of lifelong physical activity and its benefits. Getting physically fit and maintaining a one's health takes work.
There are 50 questions on this final exam for individual sports. The sports covered in this class are: badminton, golf, weight training, and pickle ball. There are a few questions related to fitness. The questions are mostly multiple choice with some matching. This quiz is comprehensive enough to check what your class has learned.
Turn your middle schoolers into Biographical Scene Investigators in an investigative reporting lesson! They identify heroic individuals selected from the provided list and keep their own evidence notebooks regarding the actions of their subject. Next, they research print and Internet sources for evidence of the subject's heroic actions.
Young readers explore philanthropy and its effects on the public good. They discuss athletes and their examples as philanthropists. They research a sports hero and play "The Match Game" to determine what they know about other sports heroes. They discuss National Philanthropy Day and ways to celebrate it. Extend this lesson into a research paper which requires middle schoolers to use textual evidence to support their arguments.
What is technical knowledge? The class explores what technical knowledge might mean to an Olympic athlete. They catalog the different types of information that athletes would need to compete in various Winter Olympic sports and develop posters that highlight the training and equipment required. The activities outlined could also applied to other occupations and activities. For example, what is technical knowledge that a chef needs to know?
Young scholars write exciting stories about games and matches. In this sports journalism lesson plan, students discover characteristics of a good game story. Young scholars complete a graphic organizer in which they provide information for a game story based on given information.
A PBS clip focused on collecting sports memorabilia launches this research project lesson. Class members then read Dan Gutman’s Honus and Me in which Wagner’s baseball card is used to time travel. The lesson ends with researchers presenting their own trading cards and stories about historical figures. Richly detailed, this History Detectives lesson includes multiple links and resource lists.