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Individual Sports - Final Project
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.
9th - 12th Physical Education 9 Views 38 Downloads
Sports Heroes and Private Action for the Common Good
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.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History 35 Views 254 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Debating the Social and Ethical Issues in Personal Genetics and Sports
How might genetic testing impact and transform the nature of athletic sports? After reading a New York Times article on genetic testing for children to determine athletic ability, class members are broken into groups and take on the roles of parents, students, and doctors in various hypothetical scenarios involving such testing.
9th - 12th Science 28 Views 20 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Who's on First? Alcohol Advertising and Sports
Middle schoolers examine how alcohol companies use sponsorship of sports to promote their products. They complete a survey, analyze the results, and research the sports sponsorship portfolios of five beer companies.
6th - 8th Physical Education 20 Views 20 Downloads
Violence in Sports
Students explore the gratuitous use of violence in televised sports. They discuss sports they participate in, and the rules and consequences that relate to unsporting behaviour. They see if the same rules apply to professional athletes.
3rd - 7th Social Studies & History 17 Views 13 Downloads
Philanthropy of Sports Heroes and Myself
What is philanthropy? What does it mean to be a responsible citizen? Middle and high schoolers write an essay, create a poster, or write a song about one of their favorite heroes covered in the lesson. It appears that you'll have to select some sports heroes yourself, or consider having your learners choose public figures and research their contributions to society.
8th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 33 Downloads
A Public Hearing on a Proposed Airport: Economic Boon or Environmental Mistake?
How can the decisions of local government impact each individual citizen? Your class members will take on the roles of shareholders and consider a proposal to build an airport in their community. Working in groups, they will make recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners by delivering a two-minute presentation and then hold a final vote.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 18 Views 15 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Human Body Series - Bones, Muscles, and Joints
Strengthen understanding of the musculoskeletal system with a structured lesson! Begin with a discussion of bones, joints, and muscles. Have small groups read assigned articles and watch videos to gather information and then write a radio commentary of how the body parts work in a sports action.
3rd - 5th Science 213 Views 274 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Hey There, Sports Fans!
Students discuss the impact that fans have on a sports team. After reading an article, they identify how Chicago Cubs fans are responding to their loss in the playoffs. With a partner, they develop surveys in which they give to family and friends about their habits at sporting events.
6th - 12th Language Arts 20 Views 45 Downloads
Managing Training Loads and Sports Injuries
How can our young athletes work to reduce sports injuries and avoid risks associated with overtraining? Discover the major components of managing and monitoring an individual's training load, as well as the warning signs and symptoms of overtraining.
7th - 12th Physical Education 24 Views 19 Downloads
Students research the roles of individuals, groups, and institutions in sports history. They create fictional sports magazines to demonstrate an awareness of the uniqueness of individuals and appreciation of themselves as athletes. Students write and illustrate magazine articles and ads that reflect the information they gathered.
1st - 12th Language Arts 5 Views 4 Downloads
Individual Sports 1 - Final Exam
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.
7th - 12th Physical Education 5 Views 43 Downloads
Bowling - Individual Sports 2
Everything you wanted to know about bowling, and then some! The presentation covers technique, strategy, history, strike, spare, split, footwork, approach, and target. And then there's a turkey! A great, informative presentation on all the basics of bowling.
6th - 12th Physical Education 5 Views 13 Downloads
Sports in China: What And Why They Play?
Students study several different types of Chinese sports played throughout history in China. They examine the historical perspective of the importance of sports in Chinese culture and create a final project using information about three types of Chinese sports of their choice in the format of a sports mobile.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 16 Views 44 Downloads
Young historians create a newspaper story about a 20th century sporting event. After viewing a CD-ROM that has images and examples of sports stories from that time, learners strive to create a newspaper story that contains headlines, date lines, and the body of the news story - just like in a real newspaper.
4th - 5th Physical Education 3 Views 2 Downloads