Stretching Teacher Resources
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Learn all about the best way to stretch your major muscle groups. Nine of the major muscle groups found in the human body are listed along with discussion points on why exercise and stretching are so important to muscle development. Two types of stretches, ballistic and static, are also described.
5th - 7th Health 5 Views 27 Downloads
Walking on the Path to Better Health
Walk your way to health with this great resource! Walking is a valuable physical activity that can be done frequently and with ease by learners of all ages. "Warm up" by reviewing the benefits of physical activity with your class and brainstorming ways to incorporate more activity into your days.
Pre-K - Higher Ed Physical Education 21 Views 25 Downloads
These 10 static stretches are not presented in a lesson plan format but this resource can certainly be used to teach a lesson plan on static stretching. These stretches should definitely be used in a warm-up or cool-down activity. They focus on the major muscle groups that are used in all physical activities.
3rd - 12th Physical Education 16 Views 30 Downloads
Scientific names and the location of 95 muscles of the human body can be found on the three-dimensional animated man within this award-winning application. After identifying a muscle, delve into exercises that strengthen and stretch. Create a personalized workout that the animated muscle man will lead you through.
9th - 12th Science 17 Views 23 Downloads
Healthy Body Image: Healthy Exercises for Every Body
From three-way neck rolls to a figure-5 hurdler's stretch, this is an ultimate guide to healthy exercises. It begins with a bulleted list of general guidelines on cardiorespiratory exercise, flexibility, resistance exercises, and range of motion that can be administered as reference pages to class members.
9th - 12th Physical Education 35 Views 31 Downloads
Get Physically Active
Young scholars discover the importance of water. In this physical education science lesson, students consider mental and physical activities. Young scholars find their pulse and measure their heart rate. Students discuss the importance of water Young scholars garden and water plants.
4th - 7th Science 12 Views 63 Downloads
Black Tiger Academy Martial Arts Fitness Unit – Lesson 1
“Hard work spotlights the character of people: some turn up their sleeves, some turn up their noses, and some don't turn up at all.”—Sam Ewing. Black Tiger Academy’s martial arts lesson one of 20 begins with a warm-up activity using a medicine ball to pass around as kids get to know each other’s names.
3rd - 6th Physical Education 12 Views 13 Downloads
Your Energy Out
How much activity is appropriate for elementary school youngsters? What kind of activities do they need to do? Check out the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans. Look to see what are age-appropriate activities for each grade level. Then use the activities included to explore the different types of activities: aerobic, anaerobic, muscle-strengthening, and bone-strengthening.
3rd - 5th Physical Education 7 Views 10 Downloads
Arts and Culture: Dance The Gumoot Dance
This instructional activity actually includes a full stretch, warm up, and images of the moves your class is to perform. They get their bodies ready then practice the African Gumboot Dance steps as indicated. This is a practice-makes-perfect instructional activity intended to prep young dancers for performance.
6th Visual & Performing Arts 8 Views 7 Downloads
Anatomy of a Kick
Students investigate the muscle system operating in the kick of a ball. The order in which the six muscle groups contract is noted as the movement is produced by the contraction of opposing muscles required to move a limb in opposing directions,
3rd - 5th Science 3 Views 20 Downloads
Which Muscles?- Olympic Learn and Play Sports
For this math, science, and physical education worksheet, students brainstorm and study about the muscles that are used while participating in different Olympic sports. They color the muscle groups of the body by follow the directions given on the sheet.
5th - 7th Science 30 Views 191 Downloads
PE Dance Skills Picture Posters
Whether your youngsters are warming up their muscles or just in need of a body break, you can use these visual cues for movements they can perform as a group. These posters can be very useful if prompting actions during a song, or to refer to in the future as your learners develop spatial and body awareness.
K - 4th Physical Education 3 Views 0 Downloads
New Review Warm Ups & Cool Downs for Children
Get some background information on what makes an effective warm-up and cool-down, as well as tips for leading stretches. Find detailed activity plans for elementary school tag-based games (including one game called "Toilet Tag"), warm-up games, and team activities.
K - 5th Physical Education 3 Views 0 Downloads
New Review Posture: The Basis for All Good Singing
Stand up straight, relax, and breathe! The first in a series of four vocal music lessons starts at the very beginning with, a very good place to start, with exercises and drills that help develop proper posture and breathing.
3rd - 10th Visual & Performing Arts 12 Views 7 Downloads
New Review Writing Portfolio: An Autobiography Assignment
An extensive portfolio project encourages your kids to reflect on their personalities with multiple writing assignments. From activities on extended metaphors to writing about an important day in their lives, kids explore the way they see the world and document it all in a writing portfolio.
6th - 12th Language Arts 56 Views 36 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Toward the end of the school year when the weather warms up, take your high schoolers swimming! They perform various cardiovascular activities in the pool, beginning with a warm-up activity and followed by stretching, precardio, cardiovascular, toning, and cool-down activities.
9th - 12th Physical Education 4 Views 0 Downloads