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 32 Views 77 Downloads
Engineering Air Traffic
Students work as air traffic controllers to read the radar and land 3 planes safely. In this engineering instructional activity, 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 lesson, 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 instructional activity 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
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
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 lesson. 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 38 Views 119 Downloads
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 lesson would be effective in your STEM curriculum or as a lesson in water quality with your earth science class.
3rd - 12th Technology & Engineering 74 Views 65 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 instructional activity, 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
Education: Looking Beyond the Classroom
To better understand what it takes to work in the field of training or educating, learners first explore the education career cluster. After they research the cluster, pupils write questions for a guest speaker. This speaker can be from any job in the education cluster.
7th - 8th 21st Century Skills 29 Views 40 Downloads
Marshmallow Design Challenge
How tall is your marshmallow structure? Using only limited supplies (including uncooked spaghetti noodles, masking tape, and one marshmallow), teams endeavor to support the marshmallow atop the tallest spaghetti structure they can build. Interestingly, this lesson includes a debrief aspect which features a TED Talk on the challenge and the tendency of children to be more successful than college students.
5th - Higher Ed Technology & Engineering 26 Views 98 Downloads
Joyful Noise: Poems for Two Voices by Paul Fleischman
Do your young readers know that poems can be performed as a team? They listen to a few examples from Paul Fleischman's book Joyful Noise: Poems for Two Voices, paying attention to how the how readers work together. They examine the roles of different speakers in a poem and perform a contrastive analysis of the two voices.
1st - 3rd Language Arts 11 Views 34 Downloads