Sports Teacher Resources
From baseball and soccer to ping pong and bolwing, explore the wide world of sports with these educational resources.
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What's in a Name?
Introduce your language arts class to connotation, denotation, and diction. Middle schoolers identify and differentiate between the connotative and denotative meanings of words by analyzing the fictitious sports team names. Learners discuss team names and the mental images they convey.
6th - 8th Language Arts 33 Views 211 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Debating the Social and Ethical Issues in Personal Genetics and Sports
How might genetic testing impact and transform the nature of athletic sports? After reading a New York Times article on genetic testing for children to determine athletic ability, class members are broken into groups and take on the roles of parents, students, and doctors in various hypothetical scenarios involving such testing.
9th - 12th Science 32 Views 25 Downloads CCSS: Designed
New Review Vocabulary Unit 7.2: Sports
It's sports time! Get your learners in shape with a vocabulary worksheet about sports words. They fill out a chart, name people who participate in various sports, and match compound nouns from a word bank.
4th - 8th Language Arts 3 Views 1 Download CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Vocabulary Unit 7.2: Sports and Describing People
Connect sports terms to their proper events with a vocabulary activity. Learners choose words from a word bank to pair with other words in phrases relating to sports, and complete sentences with additional verbs. The second part of the activity focuses on vocabulary used to describe a person's appearance, including weight, hair color, and height.
4th - 8th English Language Development 3 Views 0 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
The Everyday Science of Sports
Physical science juniors will enjoy this sensational enrichment on aerodynamics, especially if they are also sports fans! With a focus on physical features and behaviors, collaborative groups make observations on five different golf balls and speculate on how the features affect performance.
Pre-K - Higher Ed Science 81 Views 112 Downloads
Sports Equipment Set
Many young scholars like to play sports and the equipment that goes with it costs money. The resource sets up an inequality that gives a total amount needed to purchase the equipment and the initial amount of money already obtained. In order to make more money, the subject decides to earn it by washing windows.
6th - 8th Math 8 Views 5 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Olympic Sports Spelling Quiz
Archerie, archery, arkhery, arhcery? Language learners are presented with the definition of various Olympic sports and challenged to select the correct spelling of the name of that sport. No answer key is provided.
9th - 12th English Language Development 3 Views 13 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Sochi 2014 Sports
Familiarize your class with the wide variety of events in the 2014 Sochi Olympic Winter Games. After brainstorming different sports represented in the Winter Olympics, break the class into small groups and assign them specific events to research.
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History 28 Views 31 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Violence in Sports
Students explore the gratuitous use of violence in televised sports. They discuss sports they participate in, and the rules and consequences that relate to unsporting behaviour. They see if the same rules apply to professional athletes.
3rd - 7th Social Studies & History 18 Views 14 Downloads
Favorite Sports and Athletes: an Introduction to Sports Media
Even young children watch sports and like team logos and products. It's never too early to think critically about what's onscreen. This exercise develops awareness that media communicate values (i.e. who participates in sports and who doesn't; violence is newsworthy), and how aesthetic appeal can influence beliefs.
K - 3rd Health 17 Views 30 Downloads
The Science of Lance Armstrong
Live Strong! High schoolers will discuss some of the reasons behind Lance Armstrong's success in cycling and chart those reasons into four categories: Physiology, Psychology, Equipment, Training/Strategy. They will then choose one sport and research three examples of sports science that an athlete might use and summarize their research in a letter as a coach giving advice to an athlete.
9th - 12th Technology & Engineering 25 Views 90 Downloads
Equality, Sports, and Title IX
Since the passage of Title IX in 1972, how have schools gone about ensuring that girls receive equal treatment in the realm of sports? This is a descriptive and engaging resource that clearly explains the variety of tests used to protect girls from discrimination in school sponsored sports, including measures of proportionality, progress, and satisfied interests.
5 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History 6 Views 4 Downloads
New Review Language Focus and Vocabulary Unit 7.1: Irregular Verbs, Describing People
Help your learners understand how to describe people and use irregular verbs in the past tense with a series of exercises. After practicing verbs such as became, bought, and knew, kids fill in the blanks to complete additional sentences.
4th - 8th Language Arts 8 Views 7 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Language Focus and Vocabulary Unit 7.1: Present Continuous, Imperative Sentences
Express what will be happening with exercises on present continuous for future arrangements, or future progressive tense. Several fill-in-the-blank and matching activities challenge kids to use the correct form of the given verbs. The final two sections introduce vocabulary about sports.
4th - 8th Language Arts 3 Views 1 Download CCSS: Adaptable
Hey There, Sports Fans!
Students discuss the impact that fans have on a sports team. After reading an article, they identify how Chicago Cubs fans are responding to their loss in the playoffs. With a partner, they develop surveys in which they give to family and friends about their habits at sporting events.
6th - 12th Language Arts 20 Views 45 Downloads
Pupils research the roles of individuals, groups, and institutions in sports history. They create fictional sports magazines to demonstrate an awareness of the uniqueness of individuals and appreciation of themselves as athletes. Students write and illustrate magazine articles and ads that reflect the information they gathered.
1st - 12th Language Arts 5 Views 4 Downloads