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142 resources with the concept locomotor skills

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Dance: Locomotor and Non-locomotor

For Teachers K - 2nd
A group of lesson plans that will help guild you through a unit on locomotor and non-locomotor skills
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The Physics of Human Sperm vs. the Physics of the Sperm Whale

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Here is an unusual comparison: the swimming conditions of a sperm cell and a sperm whale. Introduce your physics class to the Reynolds number by sharing this video comparison during your fluid mechanics unit. Afterward, teach them to...
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Observing Earthworm Locomotion

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
One acre of land can contain more than a million earthworms. Scholars collect earthworms to observe their movements. Once placed on paper, the sound of movement often fascinates pupils. When placed on glass, the earthworm is unable to...
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Physical Education Lesson Plan

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Get active by dribbling a ball. Begin with a game of banana bunch and high five beanbag grab. Then, practice dribbling a ball, and identifying the part of the hand with which your active learners dribble. Finally, conclude with a game of...
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Review of Skills as Sports

For Teachers K - 2nd
Young athletes put together the athletic skills they need to play different sports in the eighth week of this physical education unit. First they work on basic skills like running, jumping, kicking, throwing, and catching. Next, children...
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Clouds

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Get your little readers moving with a fun lesson plan about Eric Carle's Little Cloud. After reading the book together, they engage in a series of locomotor and manipulative activities to illustrate how different elements of the story...
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Children Moving

For Teachers Pre-K - 5th
Running, jumping, walking, leaping! Display this image of characters performing dynamic movements, and encourage your learners to have active and healthy bodies!
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PE Games Skills Picture Posters

For Teachers K - 8th
If it's time for your young learners to get their bodies moving, whether it's for PE class, a body break, or just a nice day for play time, use these posters to illustrate what types of movements they can perform. There are 22 different...
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Physical Action Cards

For Teachers K - 8th
Whether your young athletes will be running, leaping, tuck-jumping, skipping, or doing some other action, leave the decision to the luck of your shuffle! On each of these physical action cards is a graphic and description of a different...
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Flip and Flop: An Adaptation Through Dancing Echoes with Shapes and Locomotor Movement

For Teachers K - 2nd
Dancers practice echoing through dance. They listen to a story "Flip and Flop" and then are put into pairs. One partner is Flip, while the other is Flop. Flip creates a shape by dancing, and Flop, the other student, echoes that shape by...
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Great Balls of Fire - I Got Locomotor Skills

For Teachers K - 5th
Teach and review elementary locomotor skills. Use "Great Balls of Fire" by Jerry Lee Lewis to get youngsters up and grooving to the beat! The dance steps are described in rich detail and you will have the class jumping, skipping,...
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Celebrating Halloween With the Purple People Eaters

For Teachers K - 4th
Get youngsters moving by teaching them some basic dance moves. This dance can be done in a circle, a line, or scattered around the gym. There are four movement combinations that are taught to the song "Purple People Eater" by Sheb...
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Go for the Gold!

For Teachers K - 2nd
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.
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Try Angle

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Does practice make perfect or just improvement? Scholars practice drawing a triangle on an Etch-A-Sketch. They learn about the part of the brain that controls sensory-motor integration and apply that to an analysis question.
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Rainy Day Physical Activities for Toddlers and Preschoolers

For Teachers Pre-K - K Standards
Don't fret next time a rainy day schedule is announced! Implement any of six physical activities designed for indoor P.E. Pupils walk, crawl, hop, tiptoe, march, dance, or skip their way through lively and developmentally...
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First Day of PE Lesson Plan

For Teachers K - 5th
Get your class off to a running start with an introductory PE instructional activity. After first establishing a set of clear routines and procedures, children participate in a shared reading of the book The PE Teacher from the Black...
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Jumping & Landing

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Ribbit! Pre-K and Kindergartens turn into frogs in these fun movement games that have them practicing the motor skills of jumping, landing and transferring weight. A cross between Simon Says and Red Light/Green Light, the teacher gives...
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Titanic

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
  As the class moves through the 'Titanic', they are exposed to the various nautical terms: port, bow, stern, starboard, crow's nest. They practice locomotor skills such as: skip, hop, leap, jump, slide, and crab walk, when the...
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Moving to a Path Map

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students accurately demonstrate non-locomotor/axial movements such as bend, twist, stretch, swing. They accurately demonstrate eight basic locomotor movements.
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What’s My Vocabulary Word?

For Teachers 3rd
The elements of dance can be used to communicate thoughts and, in this case, words. In small groups, the class first creates a set of movements to show a single word. Then, they extend their movements to show a three-word phrase....
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Lacrosse Drills and Tourney

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students practice various lacrosse skills and examine the origin of the sport. Among the skills practiced are the cradle, scoop, and toss. Once they have completed a lacrosse rubric self evaluation, students participate in a round robin...
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Four Corners Locomotion

For Teachers K - 5th
A simple P.E. activity will get young athletes running, jumping, hopping, skipping, and crabwalking! These locomotor movement exercises are a great way to build up aerobic endurance. Your students will ask you to play this game again and...
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Heart Rate

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Students move through a variety of locomotor skills at different paces to see how they affect their heart rate. In this health, human body, and physical activity lesson plan, students measure their heart rate and discuss health. A...
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States and Capitals Activity

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore states and capitals.  In this U.S. geography lesson, students practice locomotor skills playing Freeze Tag. Students generate the matching capital when given a specific state name in order to continue the game.