Leadership, Sportsmanship, and Teamwork Teacher Resources
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New Review The Giraffe and the Pelly and Me
Follow up a reading of The Giraffe and the Pelly and Me by Roald Dahl with this collaborative lesson on teamwork. Starting with a fun team game, learners go on to investigate examples of teamwork in the story before working in small groups developing businesses that use each member's talents.
3rd - 7th Language Arts 10 Views 4 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Good Sportsmanship Leads to Home Run
Pupils share examples of good sportsmanship, then read a news article about a team helping an injured player score a home run. The teacher introduces the article with a discussion and vocabulary activity, then students read the news report and watch a video about good sportsmanship.
2nd - 5th Social Studies & History 38 Views 78 Downloads
Initiatives and Teamwork
After your next group project or collaborative assignment, have your learners reflect on what it was like to work with others. They will answer questions on what parts of the process they did and did not enjoy, whether or not they were successful in achieving their goal, and what actions they would choose to do differently next time.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History 7 Views 5 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Young scholars design and construct a pipeline to carry a ping pong ball and a golf ball across the classroom. In this engineering design instructional activity, students learn to work as a team as they plan, build, and evaluate their pipelines.
1st - 12th Science 30 Views 94 Downloads
Engineering Air Traffic
Students work as air traffic controllers to read the radar and land 3 planes safely. In this engineering lesson, students use what they have learned about the principles and engineering and radar to land 3 planes then evaluate the current ATC system.
4th - 12th Science 15 Views 46 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Elementary learners discuss what it means to be a good and bad sport during competition. They define specific behaviors that would constitute both good and bad sportsmanship. Next, they role-play different situations demonstrating positive and negative behaviors.
3rd - 6th Health 24 Views 67 Downloads
Survivor Field Day
Survivor field day is based on challenges and games played in the TV show Survivor. Using everyday PE equipment that might be available at most elementary schools; here are some games of challenge and teamwork. With each one of these games, the teacher could adapt it to use the equipment available and the skill level of the group.
K - 5th Physical Education 13 Views 32 Downloads
Lesson Plans to Teach Morals
If you have access to YouTube, this would be an excellent series of lessons on good sportsmanship. In the first instructional activity, show a few sports videos to help your class look at good sportsmanship as well as some situations that show bad sportsmanship.
5th - 10th Health 14 Views 45 Downloads
4th Grade Lesson Plan - Games & Activities
Pirate Knockdown is a basic game consisting of rolling a ball at a target. The game situation makes it fun to practice gross motor skills, hand-eye coordination, and teamwork. This game is easy to set up, easy to monitor, and easy to clean up.
4th - 6th Physical Education 14 Views 29 Downloads
Sportsmanship Rap Songs
Using this creative lesson idea, your class can explore music with a message. Upper elementary learners create their own rap song to express their feelings about physical education and sportsmanship. The resource includes an assessment and examples of rap songs.
4th - 6th Physical Education 3 Views 27 Downloads
Teamwork and collaboration are such important skills to foster in young children. The goal of this instructional activity is for teams to create a collaborative project while learning how to work as a unit. In small groups, the class creates snowmen for the bulletin board.
K - 2nd Social Studies & History 21 Views 17 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Module: Workplace Skills
Get your future professionals working in teams as part of a college and career readiness instructional activity. Discuss times learners have been on teams. What worked and what didn't? How did they settle disagreements? There is a teamwork handout here which has scholars check off their competency with various teamwork skills.
6th - 12th 21st Century Skills 39 Views 120 Downloads
Ahoy, matey! Here is an engineering expedition that mini mariners are sure to be swept away by! After reading a brief description and history of periscopes, they work in crews to construct one. Use this activity to enhance a lesson on mirrors and reflection, as an enrichment when studying ocean navigation, or simply as intended: an engineering project.
3rd - 12th Science 48 Views 44 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Have your physical scientists try some engineering origami by examining how the folding of materials can have practical and beneficial applications. Teams use their convoluted cortexes to collaborate on constructing a solar panel that is 30 x 90 cm in size, but that will fit into a standard foil dispensing box.
3rd - 12th Technology & Engineering 71 Views 46 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Scholars build a simple filtration system to remove impurities from muddy water and rate the filtered water to a grade of clarity scale. The focus is on teamwork and problem solving. This instructional activity would be effective in your STEM curriculum or as a instructional activity in water quality with your earth science class.
3rd - 12th Technology & Engineering 75 Views 67 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
The Power of Graphene
To prepare for the activity, STEM classes read about nanotechnology and the amazing properties of graphene. They collect a graphene sample from pencils, and then connect them into simple circuits to determine whether it makes a better conductor or insulator.
3rd - 12th Science 35 Views 25 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Teamwork and Productivity: Building a Better "What's It"
Students produce products and calculate their group's profit or loss. In this productivity lesson, students work as a team to produce products at specific specifications for a pretend company. At the end of the time limit, they compute their team's profit or loss.
4th - 7th Math 13 Views 55 Downloads
Survivor Island Field Day
Students are given the opportunity to use the teamwork and leadership skills they learned in our cooperative learning unit in a real situation. They participate in relays, races, and rope challenges to showcase their ability to work with other student
K - 6th Physical Education 20 Views 65 Downloads