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Physical Education/Jumping Rope
Jump rope! Jump with both feet. Jump on your left foot. Jump on your right foot. In pairs, count for your partner how many jumps they can do in a row. Do each type of jump three times. Take the data collected back to math class and find the mean, mode, and median. Great details for a very basic jump rope lesson.
Introduction of Jump Ropes
Students research the importance of jump ropes in sports. Students team up with a partner to time their jump roping and heart rates. Students preform various skills using the jump rope.
District Wide Jump Rope For Heart
Students participate in a district American Heart Association Jump Rope event. They meet students in their age from other schools in a social setting. Students come to the High School gym on a Saturday morning in February. They are given a t-shirt, snacks and drinks for participating.
New! Activity and Exercise
Leave it to the classic jump rope to get your class excited about physical activity! Your class will begin by discussing the benefits of jumping rope as a form of exercise and learning a few different types of jumps. Then in groups of four, your young athletes will engage in various activities that will build in progression, and ultimately lead to independent jump rope practice. This is the first resource in a series of fitness and physical activity lessons.
Games at Recess
A great non-calculation problem that lets your math minds explore without the pressure of the right answer. Your learners will have to compare boys and girls playing soccer and jump rope during recess. How many more boys than girls are playing soccer? For every boy, how many girls are jumping rope? Have a class discussion and record the answers, try sentences and ratio relationships.
Physical Education/Jumping Rope
Students are able to individually perform non-locomotor stretches with and without a jump rope. They demonstrate the following locomotor jumping skills while jumping rope. They jump on one foot, alternating feet, and two feet.
Jump Rope For Your Heart
Students jump over a twirling jump rope as well as twirl a jump rope. Students demonstrate what a \"front door\" and what a \"back door\" is related to entering a jump rope while twirling. They demonstrate and maintain continuous activity with a long jump rope. Finally, they are introduced to Chinese jump rope and Double Dutch jump rope.
First Attempts at Jumping Rope
Students explore how to turn and jump over a jump rope.
Second graders read a book entitled "Jump Rope." They predict what may happen in the story. Students explore reading strategies for decoding unknown words. They observe text features of the book. Cross-curricular activities are provided.
Zigzag Jump Rope Relay
Fourth graders participate in a jump rope relay game. They form teams and use a jump rope to jump through a zigzag pattern in a relay format.
Team Jump Rope
Students practice math skills while jumping rope.
Jump Rope Replay
Learners inspect physical education by participating in a relay race. In this jump rope lesson plan, students identify the techniques to skipping rope and discuss the heart benefits which occur from a repeated exercise. Learners collaborate in small groups and practice running a relay race while continuing to jump their rope while they race.
Jump Rope For Health and Literature
Fifth graders practice memorizing a whole poem or an excerpt of it. Individually, they recite the poem to the class and then perform the poem while completing a jump rope routine. To end the lesson, they work with others to develop a new routine to share with the class.
Ropin' in a Healthy Heart
First graders observe and demonstrate a variety of jump roping techniques and discuss activities that are good for their heart. As a whole group, they complete a worksheet that identifies aerobic activities, then observe and demonstrate the different jump roping techniques.
Students study multiplication facts. For this multiplication lesson, students memorize multiplication facts by participating in a jump rope activity. Students listen for the multiplication fact called out and jump the number of times to match the answer.
Red Ribbon Week Stations
Young scholars participate in different physical skills that celebrate Red Ribbon Week. In this Red Ribbon Week lesson, students are divided into groups and participate in various learning stations which include jump rope, skipping, and basketball. Each station has a message which coincides with Red Ribbon Week.
Zigzag Jump Rope Relay
Fourth graders develop jump roping skills which include hand and foot coordination. In this health lesson, 4th graders practice good sportsmanship. Students cooperate with other classmates during this activity. Students learn how to develop strength in both their lungs and heart. Students are assessed by teacher observations during the jump rope activity.
Jump Rope Relay
Third graders demonstrate jump rope skills. In this physical education lesson, 3rd graders are divided into groups of four and complete a series of jump rope activities. Students hand off the jump rope to their teammate when they complete the activity.
Chutes and Ropes
Students develop jump roping skills and increase stamina. In this Health and PE activity students are challenged to learn new jump rope skills. Students participate in a number of circuit jump rope activities before finishing with a cool down and journal prompt response.
Jump and Jivin'
Students examine what is needed to maintain a healthy cardiovascular endurance. They practice jumping rope and other skills. They combine the movements into a rountine and determine their target heart rates.