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Tennis Unit

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Game, set, match! Teach young athletes the basics of tennis with a set of tennis lesson plans. Each plan focuses on a different stroke and guides instructors through the best way to teach, refine, and extend tennis lesson.
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Toss & Catch Tennis

For Teachers 3rd - 7th
Toss & Catch Tennis is a simple drill to practice underhand tossing and catching of a tennis ball. There is no instruction in regards to making this a lesson, but this is a good drill for practicing some strategies. Players have to...
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Doubles Tennis Baseball

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Your Junior Highers use an alternative way to practice accuracy of their tennis strokes by playing a game similar to baseball. The purpose is to hit the ball away from your opponents, but within the lines.
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Alleys (Tennis)

For Teachers 5th - 12th
"Alleys" is a drill or game-like situation to practice what has already been taught in previous lessons. The tennis court is divided in half, left side and right side, so that each pair of players has an alley. The goal is to aim for the...
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Crazy 8s (Tennis)

For Teachers 5th - 10th
Practice those forehand and backhand tennis strokes. Here's an activity to practice hitting the ball diagonally across the court and also hitting the ball down the alley line. This figure eight drill can be challenging for young learners...
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Ring Tennis

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Here's a lead up drill that can be used to practice serving, scoring, and rotation on the court for tennis or badminton. Rings for tossing are used and help the class with movement on the court and hand-eye coordination. They practice...
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Tennis, Anyone?

For Students 4th - 6th
Recognizing context clues helps learners understand word meaning. After reading information about the game of tennis, they identify the meanings of bold type words in sentences and use them to label drawings, write short answers, and...
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Everyday Engineering: Tennis, Anyone?

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
Take a swing at a fun activity. Pupils first watch a video that introduces the concept of elasticity in association with tennis rackets. They then design their own rackets and build them out of available materials.
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Volley Tennis

For Teachers 6th - 8th
A combination of Tennis and Volleyball, this activity will help with court positioning and the volley shot in tennis. They practice volleying the ball and working together in teams.
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Quick Serve Tennis

For Teachers 9th - 11th
A lesson for high schoolers to learn the basics of tennis in this fast pace game. The variations are more to learn the positioning and progression of play, versus the practice of shots.
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Tennis, Anyone?

For Teachers 4th
Groups develop drills designed to improve their teammate's tennis skills. They present their drills to the rest of the class and evaluate their effectiveness.
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Throw A Tennis Ball Into The Service Court

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Pupils are engaged in the introductory skills of playing tennis and develop the ability to overhead serve. They practice serving a ball over the net without a return being made. This is done to work on technique and speed of serving the...
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No Racket Tennis

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars explore scoring and positioning of players on a tennis court during a game of tennis. after learning the basics behind the game, students will stand on a court and throw a ball back and forth to practice their positioning....
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The Kid Who Could Play Tennis

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this reading a biography activity, students first read a six paragraph passage about the tennis player Arthur Ashe. Students answer 8 multiple choice questions about the text. This is an on-line interactive activity.
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Deck Tennis

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders study deck tennis. In this lesson that can be adapted to teach movement, passing and positioning in any sport, 7th graders toss and catch a rubber ring, students of varying abuilities will be able to participate in this...
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Tennis Lesson: Serve Stance

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Ah, the serve stance. What is the best stance for a fast, aggressive tennis serve? Observe some of the options and the professionals that use them. Part one of two.
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Tennis Lesson: Forehand Pivot and Shoulder Turn

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Perfect your pivot and shoulder turn to ensure you'll get to the ball before it leaves the court! Watch slow motion clips of professional tennis players to study their movement and positioning.
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Tennis Lesson: Forehand Swing to Contact

For Teachers 5th - 12th
A fluid swing comes naturally to some tennis players, but others need to study the positioning. Take a look at these slow motion video clips to observe professional players' swings.
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The Game of Tennis

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Here is a straightforward presentation about tennis. The presentation reviews scoring and the terminology of scoring. It also covers the rules around serving and playing. There is a computer activity included, but it is up to the teacher...
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Tennis skills

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Your high schoolers will play tennis and demonstrate racquet control, ball control, and an understanding of the rules and scoring system. For this tennis lesson plan, pupils follow an activity sheet and demonstrate their skills based on...
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Tennis Ball Can Relay

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Practice throwing abilities by having your students participate in a tennis ball race activity. In this physical education instructional activity, students run a relay race in which they carry a tennis ball to their next teammate and...
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Tennis Balls in a Can

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
Make your classroom interesting by teaching or assessing through tasks. Deepen the understanding of Geometry and motivate young mathematicians. The task uses investigation with tennis balls and their container to prompt learners to use...
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Tennis in Space

For Teachers 6th - 12th
What does a tennis match look like in a microgravity environment? The installment of the STEM on Station series gives pupils a firsthand look at motion in that special environment. The compelling video shows how astronauts use momentum...
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Table Tennis

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders practice and investigate the game of table tennis while engaging them in various types of levels for play. Each level is defined in the lesson for reference and includes the standard for mastering the basic hitting of the...

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