Physical Education Teacher Resources
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This Land is Your Land Shaker Routine
Shake it up! Give each dancer two hand-held shakers of any kind. If your class doesn't have any shakers, do a project and make your own. Small containers with lids, some rice or dried beans, and glue or tape to seal the lids shut. Teach the class the steps to this dance and then play the song "This Land is Your Land," and shake away!
1st - 3rd Physical Education
The Jiggy Dance
Grapevines, jumps, pivots, stomps and more are moves you will learn in a dance activity. There are quite a few counts to learn and it will take some practice to remember it all. So get out those dancing shoes and find Will Smith's "Gettin' Jiggy Wit It" and show your moves.
4th - 8th Physical Education
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
Raise the Roof
There are only four different dance moves to teach in this activity. Each move is done for eight-counts. First is pushing the hands above the head, second is a combination of moving the arms and shrugging the shoulders. Third is doing a grapevine step right and then left.
2nd - 4th Physical Education
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
Young scholars 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 young scholars perform stretching and strengthening activities.
3rd - 5th Health
Horsing around with Verbs
Students identify verbs in complete sentences. In this grammar and locomotor skill lesson, students rotate between ten stations, each with a designated sentence to be read. Students identify the action verb in the sentence and perform or "act out" the action described in each sentence.
1st - 3rd Health
Students classify foods as "healthy" or "unhealthy" and sort foods into appropriate food groups. In this nutrition/physical education lesson, students play a game in which throwing skills are practiced. Pictures of food are sorted into healthy foods thrown into a "mouth" and unhealthy foods collected by "healthy food police".
Pre-K - 1st Social Studies & History
The Lewis and Clark Expedition
Students explore the challenges of the Lewis and Clark Expedition through a physical education simulation. In this cross-curriculum physical education lesson, students work in groups of three to log 8000 steps, stopping to participate in physical activities similar to the challenges Lewis and Clark may have faced.
2nd - 3rd Social Studies & History
Students perform locomotor skills such as throwing balls while counting up to 100. In this 100th day of school physical education lesson, the students play a Hungry, Hungry Hippos game to perform the throwing technique. There are several variations on this lesson, which include dribbling, hopping, and tossing.
K - 2nd Physical Education
Students participate in throwing a disc for accuracy. In this frisbee throwing lesson, students are divided into small groups and complete throwing tasks using discs or frisbees. A student is assigned a "challenger" role and completes a task, then everyone else in the group must complete the task.
3rd - 5th Physical Education
Students demonstrate proper techniques of kicking, passing, and trapping a soccer ball. In this kickball soccer lesson, students apply kicking skills by placing a soccer ball on a poly spot and kicking it in the field. The students use teamwork and apply the skills learned to score goals.
3rd - 5th Physical Education