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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. The lesson includes interdisciplinary follow-up activities.
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. Finally, they complete a worksheet with regard to their new knowledge.
Students discover how to play sports fairly by role playing sports scenarios in class. In this sportsmanship instructional activity, 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. Students complete a quiz after the charades activity.
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. Then, have them define what good sportsmanship should be. Lesson two the focus is on ways to encourage not only your teammates, but also your opposing players. Lesson three addresses the six responsible behaviors. Lesson four, the focus is on playing fair, so find "The Six Pillars of Character" on YouTube and show this to the class. Hopefully there will be a lot of discussion every lesson about character, morals, and good sportsmanship.
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Recycled materials are used to make a bowling ball game and improve math concepts, cooperative play, and coordination. Very young learners use recyclable materials to making bowling pins and a ball. They participate in a bowling game and learn sportsmanship as well as practice math patterns.
Students inspect physical education by participating in a relay race. For this jump rope lesson, students identify the techniques to skipping rope and discuss the heart benefits which occur from a repeated exercise. Students collaborate in small groups and practice running a relay race while continuing to jump their rope while they race.