Sportsmanship Teacher Resources
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Good Sportsmanship Leads to Home Run
Pupils share examples of good sportsmanship, then read a news article about a team helping an injured player score a home run. The teacher introduces the article with a discussion and vocabulary activity, then students read the news report and watch a video about good sportsmanship.
2nd - 5th Social Studies & History 32 Views 77 Downloads
Elementary learners discuss what it means to be a good and bad sport during competition. They define specific behaviors that would constitute both good and bad sportsmanship. Next, they role-play different situations demonstrating positive and negative behaviors.
3rd - 6th Health 24 Views 67 Downloads
Lesson Plans to Teach Morals
If you have access to YouTube, this would be an excellent series of lessons on good sportsmanship. In the first lesson, show a few sports videos to help your class look at good sportsmanship as well as some situations that show bad sportsmanship.
5th - 10th Health 14 Views 45 Downloads
Sportsmanship Rap Songs
Using this creative instructional activity idea, your class can explore music with a message. Upper elementary learners create their own rap song to express their feelings about physical education and sportsmanship. The resource includes an assessment and examples of rap songs.
4th - 6th Physical Education 3 Views 27 Downloads
Sportsmanship and Spectator Behavior
Sixth graders listen to the story BEING A BAD SPORT as teacher reads to the class. They identify good and bad sportsmanship by reading and writing activities. They then go to the gym and simulate a game situation recording examples of good and bad sportsmanship.
6th Physical Education 12 Views 33 Downloads
Be a Good Sport!
Students explore the sport of lacrosse to improve their reading and grammar skills. In this reading and grammar lesson, students read and discuss the sport of Lacrosse. Students complete a Cloze activity, a grammar activity, and a writing activity for the topic.
6th - 8th Language Arts 14 Views 93 Downloads
JD plays chess. We see how JD learns the game and how much fun it is to play chess on a life-size board. Because JD is so good at chess, he plays in tournaments. He also plays for fun and to learn new things. Children can be taught chess as early as preschool, try it with your class.
3 mins Pre-K - K Language Arts 3 Views 0 Downloads
Leaders and Followers: What Tango Teaches
What a great metaphor for understanding the qualities that belong to great leaders and followers! Discover the symbiotic relationship that exists in tango partners, with a special focus on how to achieve a stable, graceful performance with engaged followers and creative leadership.
8 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History 10 Views 7 Downloads
Football game seating: Security or Restriction
Young scholars read the Ohio High School Athletic Association Sportsmanship Resource Guide, paying particular attention to what it says for School Reporters. They then write a news article about the issue presented.
9th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 0 Downloads
Wall of Fame/Wall of Shame
Students create a bulletin board documenting good sportsmanship. After reviewing articles in magazines, students choose pieces that document good and bad behavior in sports. They discuss the implications of the behaviors noted in the article.
3rd - 12th Health 3 Views 13 Downloads
Zigzag Jump Rope Relay
Fourth graders develop jump roping skills which include hand and foot coordination. For this health lesson, 4th graders practice good sportsmanship. Students cooperate with other classmates during this activity. Students learn how to develop strength in both their lungs and heart.
4th Health 3 Views 9 Downloads
Come Play With Me
First graders explore the topics of fair play, good sportsmanship, showing respect for others, and treating others the way you want to be treated. They listen to stories, draw pictures, and participate in games that support the topic of fair play and respect for others.
1st Social Studies & History 19 Views 64 Downloads
Students discover how to play sports fairly by role playing sports scenarios in class. In this sportsmanship lesson, students participate in a charades activity in which they act out a random event while the class decides if this is an example of good sportsmanship or not.
3rd - 6th 21st Century Skills 20 Views 51 Downloads