Sportsmanship Teacher Resources

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Good Sportsmanship Leads to Home Run

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
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...
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Sportsmanship Rap Songs

For Teachers 4th - 6th
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...
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Sportsmanship

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
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...
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Sportsmanship: Grades 9-12

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The increasing number of unsportsmanlike conduct penalties, red cards, and ejections from games points out the need for activities that help young people recognize behaviors that exemplify good sportsmanship. For homework, class members...
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Sportsmanship: Grades 6-8

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Losing isn't any fun. It is, however, a part of competing. Two activities encourage middle schoolers to consider what good sportsmanship is, how they can be a good sport, and ways to handle situations when some are acting...
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Sportsmanship: Grades 3-5

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students complete activities regarding good sportsmanship. For this sportsmanship lesson, students discuss winning, losing, and cheating. They participate in Sportsmanship scenarios and discuss what they would do in each situation. 
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Sportsmanship Checklist

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this sportsmanship learning exercise, students read through the checklist to determine if they were respectful during a game and displayed sportsmanship.
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Sportsmanship and Spectator Behavior

For Teachers 6th
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...
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Sportsmanship

For Students 5th - 6th
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.
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Leaders and Followers: What Tango Teaches

For Students 9th - 12th
What a great metaphor for understanding the qualities that belong to great leaders and followers! Discover the symbiotic relationship that exists in tango partners, with a special focus on how to achieve a stable, graceful performance...
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Sportsmanship

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students discover how to play sports fairly by role playing sports scenarios in class.  In 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...
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Frisbee Baseball

For Teachers K - 12th
Students keep track of the number of tosses it takes them to reach each base, and encourage team members and recognize their successes. To make this activity fit the level of older classes, measure distances and figure averages as you play!
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Being a Good Sport

For Students 5th - 8th
In this personal health activity, students take good sportsmanship into consideration as they read an assigned article and respond to 3 short answer questions.
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Teamwork T-shirts

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners explore the concepts of sportsmanship and teamwork and explain, analyze and study what they are and are shown various examples of teamwork through various sports. They brainstorm all the ways in life to experience sportsmanship...
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EGG-Cercise Relays: Spring Fun Day

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students take part in a fun holiday circuit training activity that promotes good sportsmanship and encourages students to challenge themselves using a variety of throwing and catching tasks.
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Wall of Fame/Wall of Shame

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Young scholars create a bulletin board documenting good sportsmanship. After reviewing articles in magazines, students choose pieces that document good and bad behavior in sports. They discuss the implications of the behaviors noted in...
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Zigzag Jump Rope Relay

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders develop jump roping skills which include hand and foot coordination. In this health lesson, 4th graders practice good sportsmanship. Students cooperate with other classmates during this activity. Students learn how to...
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Sportsmanship in Action

For Students 3rd - 6th
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.
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Personal Health Series: Sportsmanship

For Students 4th - 6th
In this sportsmanship worksheet, 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?
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Star Wars® Dodge Ball

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Put a new, action-filled spin on a classic game with Star Wars® Dodge Ball. Scholars turn into Jedis and lightsabers are used to save peers from sitting on the sidelines, all the while a bombardment of balls fly towards moving targets. 
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Good Sport Award

For Students K - 2nd
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.
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Be a Good Sport!

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore the sport of lacrosse to improve their reading and grammar skills. In this reading and grammar lesson, students read and discuss the sport of Lacrosse. Students complete a Cloze activity, a grammar activity, and a...
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The True Spirit of Sportsmanship

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
In this social studies worksheet, students read about the history of the Olympic games. Students read the Olympic creed and the Olympic oath. Students answer 5 questions. Note: This was written for the 2002 Winter Olympics but is general...
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Come Play With Me

For Teachers 1st
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...

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