Team Sports Teacher Resources
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Sure the ancient Mayan civilization had an advanced calendar and mathematical system, but did you know that they also played a great team sport like basketball? Invite your learners to discover the great ballcourt at Chichen Itza and ballgame of the Mayans with this engaging set of worksheets.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Introduce the first team sport to your Spanish class. You'll need to spend a day or two with computers in order to complete the WebQuest. Class members take a tour of Mesoamerica and everything related to the game with the interactive, created by the Mint Museum of Art.
6th - 12th Languages
Team Sports 2 - Final Project: One Week Workout Plan
Here's a great outline of requirements for your athletes to do their final project. It has all the components laid out to take a look at the comprehensive process of what it takes to plan a healthy work out schedule. Nutrition and physical activity are the key components, but really, setting goals and creating balance are also important pieces.
9th - 12th Physical Education
Japanese American Baseball in the Camps
Students study Japanese American internment camps. In this American history lesson, students compare and contrast the camp internees' experiences with with team sports-related challenges students have encountered. Students discuss team sports and study images of baseball pictures.
4th - 6th English Language Arts
New Review 501 Writing Prompts
Never again will you need to worry about coming up with a writing prompt! This packet contains, as it says, 501 prompts that are suitable for fourth graders on up. The prompts are paired into four categories (persuasive, expository, narrative, and literary response), and each category comes with a general rubric and a set of sample essays.
4th - 12th English Language Arts 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 CCSS: Designed
Vocabulary Unit 5.2: Skills and People, Adjectives
What do you call someone who dances? Or someone who cooks? Test your class's knowledge of skills and the people who perform them with a vocabulary worksheet. Additionally, it contains exercises about various adjectives that prompt kids to find the opposite words.
4th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Language Focus and Vocabulary Unit One: Pronouns and Prepositions
Focus on relative pronouns and prepositions with a grammar practice worksheet. After filling in blanks from a work bank, kids move on to a crossword puzzle about activities and hobbies that they may enjoy.
5th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Simple Machines: Force and Motion
Get things moving with this elementary science unit on simple machines. Through a series of nine lessons including teacher demonstrations, hands-on activities, and science experiments, young scientists learn about forces, motion, and different types of simple machines.
2nd - 4th Science CCSS: Adaptable
How Can You Stay Fit?
Young scholars identify ways that cardiovascular fitness is achieved and maintained. For this cardiovascular health lesson, students discuss what aerobic exercise is and list various activities which address cardiovascular fitness. Young scholars run 100 meters and take their pulse.
1st - 5th Health
The Football Team
Playing team sports is about more than just scoring the most goals or winning the most games. Read this passage with your class and learn how athletes build character as members of a team. When finished, individuals identify the main idea and supporting details of the text to practice writing summaries.
4th - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Protecting Athletes with Genetic Conditions
Should school and professional teams test athletes for sickle cell trait? Will it protect them by providing knowledge or lead to discrimination by not allowing them to participate in sports? After learning about this genetic disorder, high schoolers work in a group to take on a different role and a write proposal for a policy that reflects their viewpoint.
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Designed