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Shoot the Bacon!

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Delight your young athletes by leading this fun twist on a classic blacktop PE game.
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Basketball Dribbling Activities

For Teachers 6th - 10th
A gold mine of basketball dribbling drills! There are an assorted variety of drills here to keep those players busy. Some involve cooperation, some competition, but all of them are about practicing dribbling.
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Excel, Word, and Basketball

For Teachers 5th
Wow, this lesson packs a punch. Pupils interview basketball players, write about a game, and use Excel to organize statistics related to the players and the points scored. Afterward, they create posters, presentations, and much more.
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Lin at Home and Abroad

For Students 6th - 8th
What is so amazing about Jeremy Lin? Read the following New York Times article and find out. The article and 13 comprehension questions regarding this basketball super star are awaiting your eager readers. 
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Basketball - Hoops - Team Sports 2

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Hoopsters! Looking for something to use to teach your hoopsters a bit about the game of basketball? Use this very comprehensive PowerPoint to teach everything from the history of the sport, to skill techniques, to game plays. Included...
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Basketball

For Students 6th - 10th
When this instructional activity is completed, your players will know the basics of basketball. Items covered: court diagram, team/scoring, violations, fouls, terms used in basketball, the cues for the skills of shooting, dribbling, and...
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Speed Score

For Teachers 6th - 10th
A fast and fun way to practice shooting basketball. Small cooperative groups help each other tally up the most baskets made in a certain period of time. There are a couple ideas included to increase or decrease the difficulty of the...
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Bounce With Me

For Teachers 9th - 10th
How many practice lay-ups do you think Michael Jordan has done in his lifetime? Too many to count, but he had to start somewhere! Practice is the key to getting better in any activity. Look through this basketball lesson as there are...
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"It's More Than a School": Proposing Programs to Meet Student Needs

For Teachers 10th - 12th
This detailed lesson plan from New York Times' The Learning Network centers around Carroll Academy and its girl's basketball team. Learners compare their school to Carroll Academy, read anywhere from 1 to 5 engaging articles about the...
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Basketball Notes

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students add the value of various musical notes to win a chance to shoot a basketball. They compete in teams and consider the values of quarter, half and whole notes to complete related math problems.
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Making a Formal Argument - "Soccer or Basketball"

For Students 4th - 6th
Which is a better sport: soccer or basketball? Upper elementary writers will love arguing over their favorite sports. Consider asking the class what their favorite sports are before assigning this sheet and editing the choices as needed....
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Shooting Basketball Stars

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Lessons that have a little competition built into the skills drills because it helps the players focus more on what they should be practicing. Players practice lay-ups, mid-distance shots and long-range shots. They collect stars of...
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Wheelchair Basketball

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
The class practices bounce passes and chest passes to improve their basketball skills. They get to play a modified basketball game with no dribbling allowed. You could incorporate several modifications into this lesson to accomodate...
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Basketball Shuttle Run

For Teachers 6th - 8th
I would use this basketball shuttle run activity as one of several drills in a days lesson. There are several components to the drill and some lead up activities could be done before the basketball shuttle run. I would suggest a basic...
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The Young Basketball Player

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore the history of basketball by reading and listening to a book entitled, "The Young Basketball Player." Afterwards, they create a trivia basketball game and write an interview for their favorite player. As a...
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Basketball Relays

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Students practice dribbling a basketball.  In this basketball relay lesson, students learn to dribble a basketball, control a basketball and move quickly with a basketball.  Students split into two teams and play a game where they...
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Basketball

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students practice skills needed during a basketball game.  In this basketball lesson, students experiment with dribbling and passing the ball to another player.  Students practice weaving through the court.
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Nine Court Basketball-Physical Education Lesson Plan

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
For this lesson, Nine Court Basketball, students experiment with different basketball skills. Students practice guarding, dribbling, passing, and shooting with the basketball. Students gain an understanding of basic basketball...
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Five Pass Basketball-PE Lesson Plan

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
In this lesson, Five Pass Basketball, students practice basic basket ball skills. Students are divided into two teams and play a game of basketball. Students have the opportunity to hone their dribbling and skills in this lesson. The...
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Basketball Addition Puzzle

For Students 1st - 2nd
In this math worksheet, students solve 25 basic addition facts below 20. Using the sums and the key to the code, students decipher a secret message about basketball.
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Vocabulary Toss

For Teachers K - 8th
Students play a vocabulary game. When they identify the correct work-wall word, they earn a point and a chance to double his or her point by shooting a basket. This game is designed to reinforce vocabulary skills by providing a fun way...
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Roundball for Remembrance

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Students view a segment of Futures With Jaime Escalante showing the application of math in basketball, and they try to find some of these applications in a tape of a game played by their home school. This fun activity should be very...
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Make That Shot!

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students figure out basic percentages by shooting paper balls into a basket, recording results, and calculating individual and team percentages for ten shots.
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Creating and Destroying Symmetry

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students study the types of symmetry that appear in different basketball symbols. They point out changes that rotate symmetry from one type to another.