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Yoga Unit

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Get in touch with your chakra with a thorough set of lessons on teaching yoga. Complete with tips, adjustments, examples, and procedures, each lesson encourages learners to trust their bodies and build both emotional and physical strength.
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Healthy Living Lesson Plan 7 - Yoga and Relaxation

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Yoga can help to relieve stress as well as help learners become more aware of their bodies. They can also work on flexibility, coordination, strength, and balance. There is a link to the entire  lesson which contains descriptions of...
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Star Wars – a Relaxation Lesson

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Take young padawans on a journey towards ultimate relaxation with a series of Star Wars themed yoga poses. Following a mindful and imaginative story, the force is strong with stretches including the Rey's Pole, R2D2, Yoda, and more! 
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Valentine's Day - LOVE

For Teachers K - 3rd
Open your heart with a refreshing yoga session designed for Valentine's Day. With visual cues of hearts and other festive decorations, participants begin a series of yoga poses designed to open their heart chakras and to reflect on the...
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Yoga in the Classroom

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Yoga can be a way for students to improve classroom performance by learning how to meet challenges calmly.
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Yoga Tag

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Young scholars spread out into personal space. 2-3 taggers are then chosen and given Frisbees.Taggers can't throw Frisbees, only tag with them. Teacher decides which yoga move students who are tagged do. If student is tagged he freezes...
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Yoga Ball Bash

For Teachers 5th - 9th
This line dance instructional activity involves the use of PE equipment. If you have yoga balls and rhythm sticks then take a look at this instructional activity. Of course there are other things that could be used instead of yoga balls....
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Be a Cat, Be a Tree

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
Yoga is a wonderful form of exercise. Here, pupils engage in two creative movement exercises. They make two yoga poses; the cat and the tree. The cat is actually sometimes known as the cobra in yoga terms. Both of these movements will...
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Gandhi's "Good Life": The Spiritual Dimension

For Teachers 2nd - 12th
Students investigate awareness and spiritual transformation by researching the life of Gandhi.  In this philosophy lesson, students discuss living in an aware state by practicing yoga, eating vegetarian, and becoming immersed in poetry....
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Introduction to Yoga

For Teachers K - 12th
Learners are introduced to yoga for fitness and relaxation. Over the course of the lesson, students practice various yoga poses and relaxation methods. They complete two minute yoga stations after all of the poses have been demonstrated.
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Strategies to Reduce Testing Stress

For Teachers 2nd - 9th
Try these research-based ideas in the classroom to help your pupils succeed on high-stakes tests.
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Minding Your Body

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Pupils explore the benefits of yoga and meditation by studying baseball players who incorporate them into their pre-season training. They investigate a variety of mind-body techniques and create a presentation for the class.
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The History of Hindu India

For Teachers 7th - 11th Standards
What obstacles did India face during their post-colonial formation after gaining independence? Topics discussed in the lesson include Pakistan's conflict over Kashmir, the Indian Constitution, economic development, and the influence of...
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How Breathing Works

For Students 5th - 12th Standards
The ins and outs of breathing are explained in this fresh film. Simple and straightforward narration accompanies colorful animation to show how breathing is controlled and how it can be altered. This would not only be useful during a...
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Homeostasis (and the Cell Membrane King)

For Students 7th - 12th
The homeostasis pose is a popular yoga pose, and a video will explain how to do it properly. It also covers why we shiver, why we sweat, and the difference between a cell wall and a cell membrane. 
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Exploring the Lotus Effect

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
The Lotus Effect ... is it not some kind of yoga pose. In the last installment of a nine-part series, young scientists observe the Lotus Effect on lotus leaves and water-repellent cloths. They observe how motion and damage affect the...
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We're Off to India!

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Pack your bags and set off to the wonderful country of India in a multi-day cultural unit. The lesson is a 17-day series focusing on literature, music, art, geography, and the culture of India. Scholars complete several activities,...
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Arts Integrated Lesson Plan - Babar

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Here is a lovely lesson perfect for the littlest learners. They'll listen to the story of Babar the King of the Elephants, then they'll discuss position words such as, over, forward, under, and up. They'll participate in a simplistic...
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ABC – Agility, Balance and Coordination

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Get your blood pumping with a set of exhilarating physical activities. Class members play games, complete workout circuits, and dance the Electric Slide with a unit plan that focuses on agility, balance, and coordination.
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Exercise: ESL Lesson

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Save yourself a trip to the gym with this ESL presentation about exercise. Vocabulary words like jogging, yoga, and bicycling, as well as pictures that explain each activity, will help your English learners understand the common terms...
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Keep Your Brain in the Game: Grades 3-5

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Boost physical activity as well as concept proficiency with brief bursts of movement. Before taking a test, scholars vote on five exercises to complete from a set of 8 cards. After two minutes, learners begin their work with heightened...
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World Religions

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this world religions worksheet, learners identify and locate vocabulary terms related to all religions. There are 26 words located in the puzzle.
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How to Avoid Burnout: Crash Course Business - Soft Skills #17

For Students 11th - Higher Ed Standards
What's the best way to avoid burnout in the workplace? Using the final video from the business-focused series, pupils explore ways to manage self-care. Scholars learn how exercise, healthier eating, and proper sleep help people take...
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WHAT SHOULD ARJUNA DO?

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students become familiar with the Bhagavad Gita, recognize the various arguments Lord Krishna gave for doing one's dharma, explore the idea of karma yoga, acting with holy indifference.
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Amy Poehler: Exercise

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Elmo encourages exercise. He asks Miss Amy how she likes to exercise. Amy likes to dance, so she and Elmo dance to stay fit.
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Middle Level Writing with Integrated Reading and Oral Language

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Imagine everything you need to teach writing in one packet! Designed to augment instruction in language arts classes, the lessons, activities, and exercises contained in this packet employ AVID methodologies to help learners develop...
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Religions of the World

For Teachers 6th - 8th
A perfect resource for encouraging an understanding of the world's religions and note taking skills. Text is broken into a classic note taking style, ideal for teaching good habits. Content includes a break down of major religions,...
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Subject-Verb Agreement

For Students 7th - 8th
Perfect for a middle school classroom, this two-page reference guide introduces subject-verb agreement and gives 10 specific explanations and examples. Then, independently, attempt the 15 sentences that follow. Learners must select the...
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Solving Linear Inequalities

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
Walk the class through the steps of how to evaluate linear inequalities in one variable and graph the solution set. Define and discuss key vocabulary terms, then have individuals work problems of varying difficulty. Included are word...
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Gap Filling 4: Context Clues

For Students 7th - 10th
Help your English learners strengthen their use of context clues in this straightforward worksheet. Twenty questions provide learners with multiple choices for completing several sentences. They choose the option that has the correct...
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The Respiratory System

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
Written for a college-level human biology course, this worksheet provides an in-depth review of the respiratory system. Twenty-two questions are available for learners to answer, covering everything from respiratory structure to...
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Chapter 14 Worksheet and Reading Guide - Respiratory System

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
Written as a reading guide, this collection of 25 questions will query anatomy and physiology learners on the ins and outs of the respiratory system. Learners will take a deep breath as they dive into the organs involved and the...
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Prepositions Can Show Positions in Space

For Students 7th - 9th
Answer the questions where and when with this handy prepositions worksheet. Twelve questions contain prepositional phrases for your class to find and label; the first one is completed as an example. The resource includes an answer key on...
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French Grammar: Hobbies

For Teachers 8th - 9th
Incorporate grammar into your lesson on hobbies in French. This two-page worksheet has learners review basic articles, prepositions, and the past tense. A great way to review grammar and sports-related vocabulary! 
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Your Energy Out

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
How much activity is appropriate for elementary school youngsters? What kind of activities do they need to do? Check out the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans. Look to see what are age-appropriate activities for each grade...
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Coping Skills

For Students 5th - 12th Standards
Adolescents experience strong amounts of stress during the formative teenage years. An excellent printable and worksheet can help learners discuss and develop coping skills for dealing with difficult times. 
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The Science of GOATS!

For Students 6th - 12th
Some goats have been genetically altered to produce spider silk. This video explains goat behavior, goat adaptations, and why goats faint. It also focuses on their unique eyes, hooves, and taste buds. Did you know a goat can change its...
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Happy Valentine's Day

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Shelves filled with heart-shaped boxes of chocolates. Bouquets of red roses. Racks of romantic cards. Stores are preparing for Valentine's Day. Has the holiday become too commercialized? That is the question asked by a lesson designed...
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Using "Can"

For Students 2nd - 4th
English language learners or young native English speakers practice using the word can in the six sentences provided. They match the beginning of each sentence provided with the appropriate phrases in the word pool. 
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English Vocabulary Skills: AWL Sublist 6 - Exercise 1a

For Students 9th - 12th
In this online interactive English vocabulary skills learning exercise, students answer 10 matching questions which require them to fill in the blanks in 10 sentences. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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Do More, Do Enough, Do Less

For Students 3rd - 8th
This physical education worksheet provides a 3-day chart to schedule 60 minutes of physical activity each day. It also includes notecards with different activities to sort into categories: do more, do enough, do less.
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Let's Get Physical

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Explore the benefits of physical activity and how it will affect your students' health. Students track their physical activities for one week and then compare their results.  Collaboration with a math teacher woould be useful as it would...
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India

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Take a mental trip to India with your class. But before you go, review some basics about Indian culture. Several facts, a break down of the Indian flag, and a list of words adopted from India are all provided. Tip: Adding rich images...
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Practica de Pronunciación y Ortografía: ya, ye, yi, yo, yu

For Students 6th - 8th
Build phonetic skills with your Spanish language learners. Teach them the sounds ya, ye, yi, yo, and yu letter combinations make, and have them complete each word with the syllable combinations given. There are 20 words; make sure to...
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Your Energy Out

For Teachers K - 5th
What kinds of physical activity should youngsters do more of? What kind of activities should they do enough of? What kind of activities should they do less of? Studies say that children should be doing about an hour of vigorous activity...
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Percent Error and Percent Increase - Guided Lesson

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
When prices and numbers change, can you calculate by how much? Here is a worksheet that introduces the idea of percent change and percent error to calculator how much change the information goes through. Use the worked-out solutions to...
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Welcome to The Immortal Emperor

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students watch a flim while collecting information about China in the third Century BC and about its First Emperor, Qin Shihuangdi. They examine the tools use by archeologist and investigate the human quest for immortality in this series...
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Words in the News Smoking Ban- 15 February 2006

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students complete vocabulary building exercises before reading an online article. They complete worksheets and an online quiz. They focus on relaltive clauses on the final worksheet. They write a letter about second hand smoke in a...
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My Exercise Plan

For Students 4th - 6th
In this exercise chart worksheet, students fill in the chart after they choose 4 out of 8 exercises to complete in 4 weeks. Students answer 3 short answer questions.
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Summer Activities: Our Amazing Bodies

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Young scholars use the body as a sensory laboratory to explore their five senses, heartbeat, bones, and even size. In this early childhood science instructional activity, students build science and critical thinking skills as they take...
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Do More, Do Enough, Do Less Cards

For Students K - 5th
In this physical education worksheet, students cut out various activities and decide which category to group them into, "Do More," "Do Enough," or "Do Less." The 27 activities include sit-ups, watching television, and playing video games.
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Breaking News English: Alternative Medicine

For Students 5th - 10th
In this alternative medicine activity, students read the article, answer true and false questions, complete synonym matching, complete phrase matching, complete a gap fill, answer short answer questions, answer discussion questions,...
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The Present Continuous Exercise

For Students 4th - 6th
In this present continuous worksheet, students change the sentences to be in the present continuous tense. Students complete 12 sentences and write 4 on their own.
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Letter Pronunciation- Y Sound

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this letter Y learning exercise, students analyze a picture and four word choices. Students circle the word that best describes the picture and use it in a sentence.
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My exercise plan

For Students 4th - 6th
In this exercise plan worksheet, learners complete a chart where they calculate how many exercises they would do over a period of time. Students complete 4 calculations for 4 different exercises and answer 3 questions.
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Elective P.E.

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students choose a group to work with and sign up. They then choose which physical education activities, and the length of time in each activity to increase the level of responsibility, participation and ownership in the middle school...
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Y is for Yo-Yo

For Students Pre-K - K
For this printing worksheet, students form 11 upper and lowercase letter Y's. Students also color in two pictures that begin with the letter Y.
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Y is for Yo-Yo

For Students Pre-K - K
In this printing learning exercise, students form 11 upper and lowercase letter Y's. Students color in pictures of words beginning with the letter and write one row of Y's on their own.
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Get Moving

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
In this physical education worksheet, students study a triangular chart concerning activities necessary to stay physically fit. Then, they answer four questions about each activity. Next, students answer questions about a current...
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News Clues

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
In this current events worksheet, students use the cover story to respond to six multiple choice questions to check their comprehension. Then they ask their family why exercise is important and write their opinions on the back.
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Physical Education

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
In this literature worksheet, young scholars 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.
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Faulty Parallelism Worksheet 1

For Students 9th - 11th
In this grammar worksheet, students read two paragraph passages in order to find the five parallelism mistakes in each paragraph. Students rewrite each sentence correctly.
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How Does a Scorpion Feel for Its Meal?

For Students 4th - 6th
In this scorpion worksheet, students read and follow directions to perform the experiment: one student tries to detect the source of vibration simulating how a scorpion finds its prey by detecting vibrations in the sand while assisted by...
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Time Words Worksheet 3

For Students 4th - 5th
For this time words worksheet, students read 8 sentences and from four possible choices, select any phrase that will make sense in the sentence. All will be expressions of time.
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Using "Can"

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
For this sentence completion worksheet, students read 6 sentences and fill in the blanks with the phrase from the box that describes the activity pictured next to each.
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Do/Go/Play Brainstorm

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this do/go/play worksheet, students fill in a chart of sports activities specifying when they are played, where or kind of place they are played, the name of the place, and the purpose of the sports. Students fill in sixteen spaces.
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Total English Elementary: The Interviewer

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this interviewing skills worksheet, students practice using can and can't in question and answer form as they orally interview students using the information listed on the graphic organizer ant then write sentences about their findings.
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Total English Pre-intermediate: Simple or Continuous

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this past simple and past continuous verbs worksheet, students answer 14 questions that require them to complete sentence starters and respond to short answer questions regarding verb tenses.
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Total English Upper Intermediate: Being Emphatic

For Students 4th - 6th
In this practicing emphasis worksheet, students unscramble the 8 groups of words to form 8 sentences and then use the 6 topics listed to write about employing emphasis.
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If You Give A Cat A Cupcake

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
Pupils participate in literacy based activities based on the book If You Give A Cat A Cupcake. In this literacy lesson plan, students will read the given book, and do activities based on the book. The activities include having a cupcake...
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Body Invaders: Headaches

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students create a commercial for a headache treatment. In this headaches lesson, students view a video and discuss the types of headaches and their treatments. They write a script for a commercial for a headache treatment.
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Worksheet 3: Time Words

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this vocabulary skills instructional activity, students respond to 8 questions that require them to fill in the blanks with the appropriate time-related words.
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Reading 2: Laughter Linked to Health, Happiness

For Students 5th - 8th
In this reading comprehension learning exercise, students read a selection about laughter and then respond to 5 true or false questions.
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SAT Identification of Sentence Errors Practice Tests

For Students 10th - 12th
In this identification of sentence errors worksheet, students choose the answer that best corrects the grammatical errors in each sentence.  Students have 10 minutes to answer 15 questions in this SAT practice worksheet.
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Key to Good Health: Exercise

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Students calculate their heart rate before and after exercise. In this health lesson, students find their resting heart rate and then exercise for 5-10 minutes. Students take their heart rate afterwards and observe the differences.
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Gandhi's "Good Life"

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders use a Gandhian lens to analyze critically materialism in a capitalist society. In this Gandhian philosophy lesson, 11th graders cultivate awareness, explore materialism and sustainability, examine the idea of 'what is...
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Drawing Inspiration from Our Environment

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers examine natural cycles through art. In this art interpretation lesson, students analyze the sculpture titled "Wind Waves," and research how people are inspired by the environment.
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English is Confusing (Adjectives Ending in -Ed or -Ing)

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this adjectives ending in -ed or -ing instructional activity, students fill in the blanks to sentences and choose the correct verbs ending in -ing or -ed. Students complete 2 activities.
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Stretch for Wellness

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Pupils explore the human body by participating in physical education exercises. In this body stretching lesson, students discuss the easiest way to injury a body and identify certain stretches that increase flexibility and limit risk....
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Pick A Sport!

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders research a physical activity they have never heard of or one they have little experience playing. They practice the activity and teach their classmates how to play the activity the researched.
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How Much Sport Is Good For YOu

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students using spreadsheets, devise a weekly exercise timetable for a fitness fanatic and a realistic one for themselves. Students chart out the number of calories used by doing different sports. Students plan out a healthy exercise...
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Harrison Family Fitness Night

For Teachers K - 8th
Students involve the community with an activity to help them learn more about fitness. They attend an event in which 3 different instructors teach 3 different physical activities and invited agencies to attend with informational tables.
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Worksheet 4 Word Search: Verbs

For Students 4th - 5th
In this verbs word search worksheet, learners read five clues. Students decide what verbs match the clues and find them in a word search puzzle.
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Understanding World Religions

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students research and listen to guest speakers on world religions. In this world religions lesson, students research Buddhsm, Islam, Hinduism, Confucianism, Taoism, and Chinese Folk religions and their practices. Students explain...
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Teaching in the Shared Way of Ghandi and Montessori

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
In this differentiated lesson plan, students incorporate different subjects using the Ghandi and Montessori methods instead of the traditional method used in regular schools. In math they investigate shapes, colors and sizes. In writing...

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