In this lesson students will practice accelerating as they run. As they accelerate in the second half of a run, they will notice what changes they make to switch from jogging to sprinting. This activity lets students experience the pleasure of running fast.
Students list the physical activities that they participate in each day. This activity helps students learn the importance of staying active.
Students will write down the physical activities that do to make their bodies move, how often they do each activity, and for how long.
Students should be able to identify the various levels of the pyramid and name
activities from each level that they enjoy and recognize that in order to keep our bodies healthy, we should all do more activities from the bottom of the pyramid and fewer activities from the top.
Students should be able to name three sports or activities that they enjoy, name two ways they can be more active every day, and explain why exercise is important to keep bodies healthy
and feeling good.
This is an aerobic activity that uses the facts and cuture surrounding Asheville, NC to create an imaginitive tour. It was orignally created for remote learning via Google Meet.
In Animal Tag, students play tag as they imitate various animals. This game helps them develop body control, which is an important concept for running. It also improves their overall fitness and athletic skills.
Excited about doing new stuff? This is an activity calendar in which students can keep up with their daily physical activity. The students can choose activities from the list that is attached.
In this lesson students will demonstrate competency in applying dribbling cues while participating in various basketball dribbling activities.
In this lesson students will determine whether or not they should assume a defensive position or an offensive position and react accordingly. Students should also be prepared to start and stop quickly.
This resource provides ways students can stay active and can be displayed in the classroom or given to the students as a handout for them to post at home.
This is a supplemental article to be used with the Teamwork lesson plan. The article discusses teamwork, cooperation, and sportsmanship and how building those skills can help lead to positive self esteem.
In this lesson students will participate in a relay game in which students race to drop off and pick up beanbags on a marked course. As they do, they improve their speed, anaerobic endurance, and agility.
In this lesson, students learn how to move safely in general space through performing locomotor movement and demonstrate safely by moving and freezing when prompted.
This multimedia resource, part of the NC Science Now series, describes how researchers with the Appalachian State University Human Performance Lab are providing new insights into how even a small amount of exercise can cut the risk of disease in half. The study focuses on physical fitness and health of middle grade students. Components of this resource include a video and a related blog article. Links to these components are provided on the page under the heading "UNC-TV Media."
This lesson uses the book, One Day in the Eucalyptus, Eucalyptus Tree, by Daniel Bernstrom and Brendon Wenzel, to incorporate music, reading/writing/language arts, visual art, social studies, and physical education into a lesson or unit of lessons. The resource lists 5 different ways the book can be used, from a 15 minute reading with instrumental accompaniment, to a weeks-long project of writing and illustrating a sequel to the book.
In this lesson students will demonstrate the correct technique of rolling a ball with accuracy and force. They will also apply correct weight transfer and follow through.