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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.
Students practice grade level math skills. In this math lesson, students solve math facts on index cards and collaboratively arrange them in numerical order on a jump rope. Correct order earns the team a chance to physically move towards a finish line. Game can be adapted for any grade level math skill.
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.
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.
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.
Students inspect physical education by participating in a relay race. For this jump rope lesson, students identify the techniques to skipping rope and discuss the heart benefits which occur from a repeated exercise. Students collaborate in small groups and practice running a relay race while continuing to jump their rope while they race.
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 plan, they work with others to develop a new routine to share with the class.
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 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.
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.