Physical Education Teacher Resources
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Add-On Line Dancing
This dance activity is exactly what the title says it is: add-on line dancing! Each dancer creates an 8-count piece of a line dance. They can pull from anything they have learned so far. After individuals have choreographed their 8-count, they teach it to another dancer.
3rd - 6th Physical Education 3 Views 2 Downloads
Black History Stations
Students rotate between 6 activity stations and discover important facts about famous African Americans. Students find their heart rate, dribble, throw baseballs, jump hurdles and complete a long jump activity while becoming familiar with Michael Jordan, Jackie Robinson, Willie Thrower, George Poage and Dehart Hubbard.
K - 2nd Physical Education 4 Views 14 Downloads
Raid the Food Pantry
Students explore the food groups represented on the food pyramid. In this nutrition and physical education lesson, students participate in a game in which teams try to grab a play food object designated by the teacher and return it to its proper category on an enlarged food pyramid.
1st - 2nd Health 5 Views 13 Downloads
Dr. Seuss Comes to the Gym
Students demonstrate different motor activities to honor Dr. Seuss's birthday. In this literacy-based physical education lesson, students perform group activities such as tumbling, jumping rope, throwing frisbees, and hopping. Each learning station is based on a book by Dr.
K - 2nd Language Arts 18 Views 77 Downloads
Different Than Me
Students view a video and role play with props the difficulties of having a disability. In this disabilities lesson, students are fitted with devices used by disabled people to understand the problems and frustration they face daily. Students complete a graphic organizer comparing two disabilities and a worksheet on a visit to a care center.
K - 3rd 21st Century Skills 31 Views 38 Downloads
Adapted Physical Education Lesson Plan Ideas: Softball Skills
Interested in Special Olympics? Looking for an adapted PE lesson for throwing and batting? Here's a lesson based on the rules from Special Olympics for throwing and batting a softball. The rules are included in the lesson plan and they help to define the set-up of the skill drills.
3rd - 6th Physical Education 50 Views 49 Downloads
Contra dance was brought to America by French Soldiers after the Revolutionary War. Contra dancing is done in lines, but with partners facing each other. Some moves one partner is moving forward while the other moves backwards. Some moves are mirrored.
4th - 12th Physical Education 3 Views 3 Downloads
Teaching Locomotor Skills and Directions With a Circle Line Dance
Teach this circle line dance to focus on locomotor skills and directions. Which way is clockwise and which way is counter clockwise? The steps in this dance are very basic: grapevine, sliding, hopping, jumping. Put these steps together with directions: left, right, toward the center, backwards, clockwise, and counter clockwise.
K - 5th Physical Education 9 Views 15 Downloads
Scattered Square Dance
Take a good, square look at this introductory square dancing lesson. Each square dance move has what is termed a "call." Teach some beginning calls to your young dancers. They can be scattered around so that their focus is on learning and performing the call.
K - 5th Physical Education 3 Views 8 Downloads
100th Day of School
Young scholars participate in various motor skill activities while counting to 100. These activities are designed to go with the 100th day of school. They will complete various tasks such as jumping rope, tossing, running, and catching while counting verbally to 100.
K - 2nd Math 3 Views 43 Downloads
Jingle Bell Dance With the Crazy Frogs
Skater's Glide, Reindeer Stomps, Skiers, and Snow Shoe Marches are the four types of dance steps in this activity. Find the Crazy Frog version of "Jingle Bells" and teach these dance moves. There is a video included so take a look at it and learn the steps before teaching, or use the video to teach the dance steps to your class.
K - 4th Physical Education 3 Views 6 Downloads
Basic Waltz Steps
Learn the five basic waltz steps: box step, under arm turn, walt left box or waltz right box, hesitation step, and progressive waltz step. Teach a little about the history of the waltz and the countries from which it came: Germany and Austria.
6th - 12th Physical Education 4 Views 7 Downloads
Santa Claus is Coming to Town
Take a look at this simple, easy line dance. Forward steps, backward steps, jumps, and grapevines. Shake arms, shake hands, and clap! Put this all together and dance to "Santa Claus is Coming to Town" by Mariah Carey. A nice little holiday dance.
1st - 4th Physical Education 3 Views 2 Downloads
Winter Olympics Stations
Students experience various Winter Olympic sports in Physical Education class. In this Winter Olympics lesson, students participate in stations which represent the Olympic games. These representative stations include a biathlon, cross country skiing, speed skating, torch relay, and ski jump.
2nd - 5th Physical Education 8 Views 37 Downloads
Students demonstrate the skill of dribbling with stretching and cardio strengthening activities. In this dribbling lesson, the students use cones as boundaries to practice dribbling a basketball. During this lesson, a whistle is blown and students perform stretching and strengthening activities.
3rd - 5th Health 3 Views 10 Downloads
Deal or No Deal
Students participate in a P.E. game based on television show "Deal Or No Deal." Students are offered deals by the teacher to do a set amount of sit-ups, push-ups, jogging laps, or jumping jacks, and they either select the offer or the envelope with alternative amounts of exercise repetitions.
4th - 5th Physical Education 3 Views 4 Downloads