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Students identify why the Hopi tribe practiced running as it relates to health, delivering messages, defeating other tribes, and for ceremonial events. In this social studies lesson, students use maps to identify latitude and longitude then locate regional places the Hopi would run. Students participate in a running activity with their physical education teacher.
Incorporate writing into your physical education class. In groups, learners unscramble a list of words related to exercise and use them in their journal writings. Using their name, they write one word related to physical activity that begins with each letter of their name. To end the lesson, they are given the setting, theme or characters of a story and identify the novel while jumping through a hula hoop.
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Investigate physical education and sports throughout the years. Third graders view primary source prints and photographs and analyze what they see. Then, they compare different types of physical education programs and sports. The final product is a bulletin board or poster display.
Students participate in a physical education activity, Mission Possible, where they attempt to steal a jug of jewels. They must successfully overcome five challenge areas to complete the activity. Students develop cooperative problem-solving along with refining communication skills.
Teach everyone how to work together in both physical education and music activities. Parents and their children are shown a presentation that highlights the philosophy of cooperation. They apply these concepts to their physical education and music activities. This is a creative way to delve into this topic and a great lesson plan to use at the start of the school year.
Divide your class into teams to play Deal or No Deal relating to physical education topics. Learners share a variety of activities that contribute to physical fitness as they play this game. This is a motivating lesson plan for your class. There are resource links included.
Physical Education Unit Plan: Soccer has nine lessons to follow this one. These lessons focus on skills and social issues related to the sport of soccer. The skills lessons seem to be assume that the learners already have some basic soccer skills and are ready to the next level. Lesson one includes terms like pull backs, inside cuts, outside cuts, and cruyff turns which are fakes that the class will be practicing during this lesson. There are resource links that are connected to videos showing some of the skills in this lesson as well as the next lesson. Pick and choose what works for your classes.
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.