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Learners read several articles from the Internet and learn the benefits of participating in team sports.
Pupils study Japanese American internment camps. In this American history lesson, students compare and contrast the camp internees' experiences with with team sports-related challenges pupils have encountered. Students discuss team sports and study images of baseball pictures. Pupils complete a compare and contrast graphic organizer. Students read the book Baseball Saved Us, discuss the story, and write their own story about participating in a team sport.
For this graphing worksheet, students read a scenario about the participation in team sports by boys and girls. Students create two pictographs; one will show bias toward girls in sports and the other will do the opposite.
Students explore the gratuitous use of violence in televised sports. They discuss sports they participate in, and the rules and consequences that relate to unsporting behaviour. They see if the same rules apply to professional athletes.
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. The resource outlines a process for looking at the information and includes a long list of questions to guide exploration.
Learners view a PBS "In the Mix" video about soccer and identify the benefits of playing the sport. They examine how playing a sport can help prevent tobacco abuse and design posters depicting the benefits of soccer.
Students explain and describe the focal points of each locomotor movement. They are given the opportunity to practice each locomotor movement. Pupils perform each locomotor movement individually. Students comprehend the eight locomotor movements (i.e., run, walk, leap, jump, hop, gallop, slide, and skip).
Learners identify ways that cardiovascular fitness is achieved and maintained. In this cardiovascular health instructional activity, students discuss what aerobic exercise is and list various activities which address cardiovascular fitness. Learners run 100 meters and take their pulse. Students create a picture on drawing paper of them participating in an active leisure activity and discuss the drawing. As a follow-up activity, learners complete a quiz.
Young scholars find similarities between games to collect cards. For this memory game, students collect cards with similarities and share them including the verbs "to go" or "to play" in their sentences if possible.
In this literature worksheet, pupils look at the physical activity pyramid and practice doing some activities listed for at least 10 minutes at a time. Then they respond to the six questions that follow the pyramid.
Students play a team sport. In this sportsmanship lesson plan, students learn to play scooter hockey and how to cooperate when playing a team sport.
Students explore personal health by participating in a physical education activity. In this exercises activity, students discuss their own exercise habits and identify how much is necessary to stay healthy. Students complete a worksheet based on aerobics and heart health and make a vow to exercise more at home.
Pupils use the Internet to research Mayan culture, religion and economics. They develop a logbook to record their research.
In this English worksheet, students read "Soccer - the World's Most Exciting Sport," and then respond to 47 fill in the blank, 7 short answer, 20 matching, and 8 true or false questions about the selection.
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.
The Olympic Games are indeed a significant and far-reaching cultural component in our international community today, but from where do they originate? Where do our traditions stem from, and how do we choose the sports that constitute this momentous event? Learners begin this instructional activity sequence by reading the historical background of the Olympics and discovering terms and imagery associated with Greek stories. Then, working in groups, they develop advertising pitches for a product or person that could be promoted by the use of a Greek name or symbol. In the second activity, class members compare and contrast the ancient and modern Olympic Games, and form an Olympic committee to determine the pentathlon of games to be included in a mock Olympic game day.
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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. Extend the activity by discussing comparisons between athletes on a team and students in a class, looking at different ways children develop character at school.
What do statements made by presidential candidates reveal about what they want the public to believe about them? What can be deduced about American culture and values based on these statements? Do these values change over time? How do political messages reflect these changes? Class members access three Mini Pages and examine comments made by candidates in 1979, 1988, and 1995. They then craft their own campaign commercial. Included in the packet are detailed directions for the various activities, worksheets, and links to all required sources.
Setting goals, career exploration, and self-awareness are three major components found on the path to college. A wide variety of wonderful teaching tools are provided to help you facilitate an understanding of how simple it can be to plan out an academic career. Planning cards, charts, activity procedures, and web links makes this a handy resource, focused on getting your class ready for college.
Young scholars examine how alcohol companies use sponsorship of sports to promote their products. They complete a survey, analyze the results, and research the sports sponsorship portfolios of five beer companies.