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What a great idea! Young athletes take backpacks with sports equipment home so they can practice their skills. Each backpack has different equipment to practice different skills. There are task cards in each of the backpack with suggestions on what to do with the equipment. This activity also promotes family participation. There are an endless numbers of possibilities that teachers could do with this idea.
Getting to know each other is very important in any class, but especially in physical education where students are totally interacting, and objects come in to play. Learning to trust and respect each other as a team is vital. Start out the year by doing activities where young athletes get to know each other.
Students complete exercise and calorie counting activities for a weight management lesson. In this weight lesson, students research different types of exercises for the caloric burn levels. Students add exercises to their week and keep a daily record. students calculate the number of calories they use during the exercise activity and write an essay about the success or failure in controlling weight.
Eighth graders practice utilizing motor skills by participating in different sports activities. In this physical education lesson, 8th graders participate in racquetball, shuttle cock, and baseball style activities in order to demonstrate the motion human bodies are capable of. Students discuss their physical abilities with classmates.
Students practice controlling their motion and reflexes by participating in different motor skill activities. In this physical education lesson, students utilize bean bags and hula hoops to help create flexibility and coordination in their body. Students complete these physical activities with the help of their classmates.