Sportsmanship Teacher Resources

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Students complete activities regarding good sportsmanship. In this sportsmanship lesson, students discuss winning, losing, and cheating. They participate in Sportsmanship scenarios and discuss what they would do in each situation. 
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.
Young scholars discover how to play sports fairly by role playing sports scenarios in class.  For 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.  Young scholars complete a quiz after the charades activity.
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.
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.
In this sportsmanship worksheet, students read through the checklist to determine if they were respectful during a game and displayed sportsmanship.
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.
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.
Students 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.
Students play a game that can be played outdoors or indoors throughout the year. They practice team work skills. Students practice good sportsmanship skills. They are shown the rules of the game. Students are explained that Broomball orignated in Canada in the early 1900's. They discuss that the game is played with the rule and strategies similar to hockey.
Using this creative lesson 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.
In this sportsmanship worksheet, students choose a well known professional athlete and paste a picture in the frame. Students answer 5 questions and decide if this athlete is a good sport or not.
In this sportsmanship worksheet, students are instructed to read articles at KidsHealth to learn about sportsmanship, then answer a set of questions to help write a brief play about sportsmanship.
In this sportsmanship activity, students choose 1 of 3 given sports scenarios, then complete an organizer that asks: what would a good sport do, and what might happen next?
This is not just a lesson, it's a life saver! Here are 10 separate documents intended to assist a new Special Ed teacher. There are 4 different games, instructional tips, ways to handle documentation, behavioral modification suggestions, and tips on how to modify school curriculum to meet your student's special needs. A must have cheat sheet. 
Students assess the role of statistics in determining those athletes chosen to be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame. They work in small groups to calculate, chart, and graph various statistics for different Hall of Fame members.
In this recognizing good sportsmanship worksheet, students draw a picture of themselves acting like a good sport, write a description, and write their name on the plaque of the figure of the winning cup. Students complete three activities.
Young scholars write a modified "foreign policy" between their own high school and a rival school in the conference. They describe the significance of a foreign policy from the World War II era.
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 discover how to play chess. For this how is chess played lesson, students examine the rules, vocabulary, and tactics of the game of chess. 

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