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252 resources with the keyterm Physical Education

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Haunted Walk Through

For Teachers 3rd - 7th
Learners move objects around the gym and place them in specific spots. In this lesson they plan and design a haunted maze. The skills of collaborative learning that consists of teamwork is reinforced.
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Healthy Island

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Pupils engage in a physical fitness activity that teaches healthy food choices at the same time. They gather around a center consisting of foods. Students put the food into food pyramid categories as the prizes are eaten.
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Groundhog Day

For Teachers All
Students practice moving in general space and to increase listening skills.To enhance movement during this activity ask them to perform a variety of different locomotor skills as they move throughout the space.
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Paper Airplane Throw

For Teachers K - 5th
Young scholars practice their throwing overhand skill with an emphasis on the cue of "stepping with the opposite foot." The teacher could use activities of focusing on stepping with the opposite foot prior to this one for help of...
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Santa's Sack

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students practice throwing and catching with a partner or self toss-catch. As a prerequisite skill they should understand safe spaces and have some knowledge of throwing and catching skills.
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Madagascar Tag

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students review the rules of Madagascar Tag and choose three students to be zoo keepers and the rest of the students are Penguins. They perform different locomotor skill each time they are tagged until all have been tagged and the game...
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Words Shuttle Run

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners watch a demonstration of the shuttle run and practice it themselves. In groups, they complete the shuttle run collecting letters at the end of the path. They must spell the correct word with the letters and make a sentence at...
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Wheeling through the Years

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students experience and demonstrate how science, technology, and the environment influence the types of wheels equipment that we use. They develop and demonstrate a range of skills while using bikes, scooters, skateboards, and...
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Warming Up and Cooling Down

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students review and demonstrate proper warm-up and cool-down techniques. Students watch a video to remind them of proper warm-up and cool-down techniques, then brainstorm as many ways to do the exercises as possible. Students write about...
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Wiffle Tag

For Teachers K - 5th
Students participate in a Wiffle Tag game. Students tag other classmates by touching a designated body part. The name of the body part changes each time someone is tagged. Students practice listening and following directions.
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Sharks and Whales

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Young scholars will participate in a game to promote physical fitness. The outcome will be that learners will become more interested in fitness and remain engaged in the activity throughout its implementation.
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Skipping - 360 degrees - Advanced Twister

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students learn to jump rope with the purpose of learning how to become physically active. The benefit of the lesson is that children battle the negative effects of being sedentary for any extended period of time.
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Active Living in the Community

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Take students through a fitness center led by someone who can go over the equipment, use of it, individualize it (small groups). They should be allowed time to find out where they are now and time to set realistic goals of what they'd...
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Round Dance

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders will participate in a dance activity for physical fitness. The learn a social dance that has an origin with the Canadian Aboriginal People. The use of tribal music will make the lesson more culturally relevant.
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Have a Ball

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders participate in an activity that helps to inspire, show consideration, and encourage others. They form a line with their group and a ball is given to the person at the end of the line in order to begin the relay. They...
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Primary Bouncing

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Pupils develop hand and ey coordination. The focus is upon handling a ball. This could be helpful for practice for sports like basketball or volleyball. This helps with repetition to develop muscle memory and visual or spatial ability.
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Aboriginal Physical Education

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students engage in p.e. activities that have roots in native Indian, Metis, and Inuit cultures. They practice the skill involved and listen to the significance behind the skill. They read relevant books and define new terminology.
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Cooperative Games

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students participate in power walk, partner sit-ups, and polly python and Hawaiian Banana Ball games during a cooperative games day.
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Spiders and Flies

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students participate in a fleeing and chasing game. They can only spread out when they come up with a rhyme.
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Team Target Golf Chip

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers practice chipping golf balls towards a target.
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Stayin' Alive

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students pick an object of their choice based on their ability to kick. The object is not to touch the ground. Group sizes vary within the lesson.
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Turkey Hunt

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students roll a ball at a stationary target and protect their turkey from getting hit with a ball.
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States of Fitness

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Young scholars participate in physical activities coordinating to divisions on a map.
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Olympics

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students rotate through a variety of Olympic activities and record their results. Teams rotate through stations and practice units of measurement.