Water Polo Teacher Resources
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Twelfth graders warm-up and practice passing drills in groups of four or five before being divided into teams for a full court game of Water Polo. Students are observed during practice for how well they work as a team.
Intermural Water Polo
Students play water polo against students from other schools.
Let the Olympic Games Begin!
Identify your class' favorite Olympic sporting events and engage in a series of interesting and meaningful activities.
In this famous people worksheet, students read a selection about Oscar Pistorius and complete a variety of comprehension activities including but not limited to a synonym match, spelling, writing and sequencing activities.
New! Fitness Components
From cardiovascular endurance and muscular strength to body composition, discover the primary components of fitness, as well as what factors affect them and examples of how we see these fitness components in sports today. While based on a particular course and text, this presentation contains a wealth of detailed information on the health and motor skills related to fitness. Tip: Begin at slide 12, and have class members use the Exam Revision Table as guided notes while viewing the presentation.
Cutting Athletics = Cutting Scholarship Chances
Students identify athletic programs to be cut from school district budget, find out how many students have received college athletic scholarships in past, and interview students and coaches to find out how scholarship search is going if school has cancelled or cut back on athletics. Students then prepare presentation for classmates and School Board about impact of program cuts on students' ability to get scholarships.
Athletes Make the Grade
Young scholars read a story called Athletes Need to Make the Grade to Play and answer vocabulary and comprehension questions about it. In this current events college athletes and academics lesson plan, student respond to literature by answering questions, recalling details, sharing facts, alphabetizing NCAA sports, and taking an online quiz matching NCAA schools with their nicknames.
Go for the Gold!
Young athletes practice various locomotor movements. They use locomotor skills as directed by the teacher to move between "Olympic rings" (hula hoops). Students participate in a discussion about Olympic events prior to playing the game.
What Kind of Fish Are You?
In this personality learning exercise, students read situations and answer multiple choice questions to see what they would do in that situation. Students complete 10 problems and see what kind of fish they are in the end.
What Have You Done?
For this have or have not done something worksheet, students write if they have or have not done things, join verbs and expressions, and write sentences. Students complete 3 activities.
Cutting athletics = cutting scholarship chances
Students collect financial statements from the district and find out what, if anything,is cut from athletics. Students investigate how many hope to use athletic scholarships next fall. Students interview students, their parents and coaches to find out how the scholarship search is going if your school has cancelled or cut back on athletics.
Summer Olympic Words
For this Olympic games word search worksheet, students find the names of 32 specific summer Olympic sports. There is a word bank provided. This could be used for general use as it does not pertain to any particular Olympic games.
How Wet Can You Get?
Young scholars visit a swimming pool and brainstorm different water sports and what benefits swimming has over other types of exercise. They then discuss buoyancy and water pressure and when how objects sink or float before playing a game of water volleyball and preparing a journal entry.
Summer Olympics Words
In this summer Olympics alphabetizing activity, learners see 34 names of specific sports. On the provided lines, students put these words in alphabetical order.