Physical Fitness Teacher Resources

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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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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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Train at School

For Teachers K - 12th Standards
Here is a fantastic compilation of adaptive physical education lesson plans that cover the major concepts of physical fitness, including: aerobic endurance, balance, coordination, flexibility, power, speed and agility, and strength.   
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Scrabble Fitness

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Hop, skip, and jump your way to picking up letters for a word spelling scrabble game. Get a little aerobic conditioning in while having fun with words. Keep the game simple for the younger learners. You might try putting the letters face...
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Selecting and Effectively Using Hydration for Fitness

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
How much water does your body lose during exercise? How much should you hydrate during and after exercise? Address the importance of hydration with your young athletes using this informative handout.
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Christmas Fitness Adventure

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students complete a fitness challenge over the holiday break. In this physical fitness lesson, students receive a worksheet to track their physical activity while they are away from school.
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Investigating the Effect of Physical Exercise On Pulse Rate

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The final lesson in the 10-part biology series encourages scholars to explore pulse rate. Through measurements of resting pulse and after periods of exercise, scholars graph the changes physical exercise causes.
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Fitness

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders practice exercise.  In this physical fitness activity, 3rd graders participate in a variety of activities at fitness stations.  Students run laps, jump rope, perform chin-ups, sit-ups, etc. 
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Does Your Fitness Compute?

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders chart and analyze baseline data pertaining to improving and maintaining fitness levels. Personal trainers calculate their clients' charts and write a one-page report on the findings for the evaluation portfolio of each...
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Fitness Trail

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students design a fitness trail which incorporates warm-up, aerobic, and cool-down phases. Each student develops their own plan and monitors their own progress through the use of an exercise log.
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Presidential Fitness Program

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
A tool to describe the physical fitness goals for elementary school students, is the purpose of this presentation. A teacher could change, or add information specific to their fitness goals.
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What's Your Fitness I.Q.?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students develop an internet survey to discover the habits of other students in regards to their diet, nutrition, and fitness. Using new vocabulary, they analyze and discuss the results as a class. They create graphs to show the...
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Interdisciplinary Unit On Wellness

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students create a portfolio throughout their middle school years on wellness. Students explore their awareness of the connections between health, physical education, and family and consumer sciences with particular emphasis on the areas...
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Promoting Physical Activity with Pedometers

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Promote fitness with pedometers! This is a great idea as there is immediate feedback and of course, pretty much everyone can walk! This PowerPoint is designed to promote a specific physical education program, but is well worth all the...
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Physical Education Deal or No Deal

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Divide your class into teams to play Deal or No Deal relating to physical education topics. Learners share a variety of activities that contribute to physical fitness as they play this game. This is a motivating lesson for your class....
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Adapted Physical Education

For Teachers Pre-K - 12th
Looking for information about how to adapt physical education for learners with special needs? Check out this packet that provides information about general adaptations, as well as appropriate approaches and activities for children with...
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Fitness Fun

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars discuss their fitness activities. For this fitness lesson, students discuss their favorite activities. They create a Fun Physical Activity Guide with physical activities they enjoy doing. 
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How Do You Choose a Physical Activity?

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students analyze the fitness choices that they make and the benefits of a regular exercise program. They create a sample episode of an original fitness program.
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Fitness Goals

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students investigate the concept of setting and measuring a fitness goal. They conduct analysis of data to create a goal with target levels of performance. The goal must include the essential components of flexibility, muscular strength,...
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Family Fitness

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students visit sites that contain information about a variety of health and fitness activities. They analyze the activities according to several criteria, and describe how their particular activity choices can contribute to a healthy...
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Nutrition and Fitness

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders investigate the food guide pyramid. They conduct Internet research, and plan a three day nutritional menu appropriate for teenagers. Students include three meals per day and a snack for each day on their menu, and...
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Fitness Four Square

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students play the common game of Four Square while incorporating fitness into the activity. They participate a variety of exercises that work on strength and flexibility.
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Fitness Obstacle Course

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students run through an obstacle course to practice jumping, vaulting, pull-ups, and other physical endeavors. The obstacles are set up in a gymnasium, and students rotate through each task.
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A Spin On Fitness

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students perform a variety of exercises pertaining to each component of fitness while working in a cooperative situation.