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252 resources with the keyterm Physical Education

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Games and Activities

For Teachers 1st
First graders complete ball passing activities to learn about games and physical education. In this ball passing lesson, 1st graders participate in various activities using a ball to improve their motor skills.
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Cooperative Countdown

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students work in groups to practice teamwork and ball handling. In this teamwork lesson plan, students work in groups of 4-5 in a circle and pass a ball. Students rotate within their circle as they pass the ball.
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Passball

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students participate in an exercise activity that improves their coordination and understanding of team activities. For this physical education lesson, students work in teams to play a game similar to kickball.
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Words Review

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students complete a word ball game to improve their spelling and physical education skills. In this spelling lesson, students toss a ball and practice spelling words.
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Desert, Island, Stream

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students demonstrate effective listening skills. In this listening skills lesson, students line up at the end of a court, and listen for instructions to run to the correct line labeled "desert," "island," or "stream."
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Sharks and Barracudas

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students practice running and tagging. In this physical education lesson plan, students play a teamed game. The class is divided into two teams, sharks and barracudas, the sharks try to tag the barracudas. Once all students are...
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The Blob

For Teachers 3rd - 9th
Students practice team work and following directions. In this physical education lesson plan, students tag other students. Once a student is tagged, they join the student that tagged them. The game is over when the group of students...
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Knock Down

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students play knock down. In this physical education lesson plan, students try to knock down more pins, or cones than their rival team. The team that has the most cones up wins.
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Lead Up Games

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Young scholars participate in lead up activities. In this physical education lesson plan, students practice lead up games. A rubric is included.
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Rollunder Tag

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students engage in a lesson that involves the playing of tag with two taggers who chase others around a gymnasium. They practice the game until all of the people in the gym are tagged out. This game works on physical agility and...
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"Know How" to Line Up

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students identify and define several movements physically acted out. They participate in a freeze activity in which they line up performing different movements. For example, they line up (1) if they are doing a strength exercise, (2)...
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Garden of Letters

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students learn a game of tag that is delivered in the format of a garden with a queen bee that is the tagger. They work on the skills of locomotor movements, spatial awareness, and letter recognition. The lesson includes a variation to...
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Madagascar Tag

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students play a tag game. They are divided into zoo keepers, penguins, and lions. Each group has different responsibilities such as skipping, galloping, and jumping. Students perform different locomotor skills each time they are tagged.
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Men In Black

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders investigate the concepts related to the review and development of dancing skills. They listen to "The Men In Black" and have the freedom to practice their own dancing steps to the music. Students are then led into specific...
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E-Mail Pen Pals

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students write an e-mail message about what they have been doing in their physical education class. They break in to groups of 3 or 4 students and use the teacher's e-mail account to send an e-mail to their Pen Pal. They then read posted...
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Poster Fitness

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders conduct internet research to gather information about physical fitness, and create individual posters to describe what personal fitness means to them. Student include both clipart and hand drawings to create collages.
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On the Playground

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students comprehend various situations by addressing real life dilemmas. They work together and collaborate to set goals and prioritize their view. Students talk about their options in solving the problem in an effective manner.
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Personal Fitness

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students research important personal fitness and sport concepts through note taking, internet research, data collection, and the website Quia. Development of concept maps are also encouraged.
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Pulse Rates

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students answer the question, "How will the intensity of exercise effect your heart rate?", using physical workouts and AppleWorks, or similar spreadsheet program. This lesson can conclude with the creation of a graph of data collected.
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All the Fish in the Sea

For Teachers K - 5th
Pupils discuss different animals in the ocean and how they travel all over it. The class is divided into the two/three groups. Students take on the role of a sea creature and cross the room by acting like the animal.
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Sharks and Sailors

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students line up to count off by twos, and have the ones line up facing the twos. Say that the ones are hawks and the twos are eagles. Explain and demonstrate that the teacher will call out either hawks or eagles, and if that group is...
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I See: A Warm-up Exercise

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Students spread out in the gymnasium, facing you. You will say, "I see". Your students will reply "What do you see?" (Make sure they all say this in unison; the students love this part!) Then the teacher will say what they see (ex. I see...
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Fun Ways To Pick Teams!!

For Teachers K - 5th
Students get a chance to be on teams with everyone in the class, cut out strips of colored construction paper and laminate them. Shuffle them up and hand them out to students. Simply instruct students with a particular colored "ribbon"...
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Foot Skills - Passing

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Pupils perform a successful inside of the foot soccer pass that is accurate and on the ground. They should gradually be able to pass a moving ball, pass the ball while moving, and pass with their non-dominate feet.