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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 6 Views 36 Downloads
The Victor's Virtue: A Cultural History of Sport
Students research the role and value of sports in modern high schools which resemble the ancient Greek education. In this sports history lesson, students explore the meaning of aretê and evaluate an academic essay. Students find evidence in ancient Greek primary sources for and against the essay.
10th - Higher Ed Physical Education 9 Views 20 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 22 Views 18 Downloads
Sports Verbs and Vocabulary
For this sport vocabulary worksheet, students determine which words in a set identify team, individual and opponent sports, match sports, equipment and sports verbs and read short passages to determine sports being played. Questions have multiple components.
3rd - 5th English Language Development 3 Views 48 Downloads
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
Students research statistics about sports participation in references such as the Statistical Abstract of the United States. They make and analyze a list of the 10 sports that the highest number of Americans participated in on an amateur or school/college basis last year.
6th - 8th Health 7 Views 8 Downloads
Sports Merit Badge Workbook
For this Sports Boy Scout merit badge worksheet, students complete 7 pages of short answer questions. They answer questions about the prevention of sports related illnesses and injuries. They diagram and describe the rules and etiquette of a number of sports.
5th - 7th Physical Education 7 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
Sports Journalism: Taking Notes
Students learn and use three steps to effective note taking. In this note taking lesson, students employ a method to assist them in taking clear and accurate notes. Students practice note taking skills at a sports event at their school.
9th - 11th Language Arts 12 Views 31 Downloads
Sports Journalism: The Game Story
Students write exciting stories about games and matches. In this sports journalism lesson, students discover characteristics of a good game story. Students complete a graphic organizer in which they provide information for a game story based on given information.
9th - 11th Language Arts 5 Views 6 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 33 Views 253 Downloads CCSS: Designed
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 14 Views 43 Downloads
Do They Play Sports in Costa Rica?
Students use the Internet to discover what types of sports the people of Costa Rica play. They write a paper in English but must use at least one Spanish quote. In the paper they compare/contrast sports in Costa Rica and the United States.
9th - 10th Language Arts 4 Views 26 Downloads
What's in a Name? The Use of Native American Images in Sports
Learners discuss and analyze the pros and cons of using Native American names and images to represent sports teams. Using primary sources, including position statements from Native American tribes, interviews with school alumni and individual Native Americans, they write an persuasive essay that demonstrates their opinion on the issue.
6th - 8th Language Arts 4 Views 30 Downloads
Who's on First? Alcohol Advertising and Sports
Students 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