Sports Teacher Resources

From baseball and soccer to ping pong and bolwing, explore the wide world of sports with these educational resources.
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Volleyball Practice Plans & Drill Bank

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Enhance volleyball lessons or team practice with a collection of videos that showcase a 14 and under beach volleyball team from Canada. The Volleyball Canada Beach Volleyball Drill Bank Series clearly demonstrates how to perform drills...
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Does Height Matter in Sports?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Are all gymnasts short and all basketball players tall? The comparison of strength and height does benefit some sports. A sporty video as part of a larger series on physics introduces allometry and the application to sports and medicine. 
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The Victor's Virtue: A Cultural History of Sport

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed Standards
Pupils explore the meaning of the ancient Greek word aretê and the place of virtue in historical athletic competition and modern sports. They begin by reading an informational text on the goal of sports in education, and then evaluate...
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Sports for Social Change

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
After watching a short online film about a soccer player Nolusindiso Plaatje and his help with the Grassroot Soccer program, a community education effort aimed at spreading awareness about HIV/AIDS prevention, use a lesson plan to prompt...
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Sports Safety Role Play

For Teachers K - 8th
Students role-play sports situations and determine the actions needed to stay safe from injuries. They define the term sports safety, develop short skits about situations involving sports safety, and work together in cooperative groups.
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Talking About Sports

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Doing research on a sports team can be a way to have students practice a variety of skills. Find fabulous ideas for activities or lessons that you can implement with your class!
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Philanthropy of Sports Heroes and Myself

For Teachers 8th - 12th
What is philanthropy? What does it mean to be a responsible citizen? Middle and high schoolers write an essay, create a poster, or write a song about one of their favorite heroes covered in the lesson. It appears that you'll have to...
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A Resource Manual for Sport Leaders

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Here is an incredible collection of activities designed to teach younger pupils broad-based and sport-specific skills. Games are organized according to a variety of sports (i.e. soccer, softball, baseball, etc.) and skill (i.e. running,...
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Sports Word Work Literacy Pack

For Teachers 1st - 2nd Standards
Hockey, home runs, and helmets: your next sports-themed reading unit is here! Twelve tasks invite young readers to match unscramble sports words, create categories, count vowels and consonants, mark syllables, alphabetize words in the...
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Violence in Sports

For Teachers 3rd - 7th
Students explore the gratuitous use of violence in televised sports. They discuss sports they participate in, and the rules and consequences that relate to unsporting behaviour. They see if the same rules apply to professional athletes.
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Sports: Sports Commentary

For Teachers 5th - 9th
What to say about that play? Scholars set up a sports competition in the Scratch computer coding language. They learn how to apply events in computer programming by adding commentary for each of the competition participants.
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Sports of All Sorts

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
Do your students love sports? Do they love math and reading? If the first answer is yes and the second is no, a resource with sports-themed math and literacy games may change their minds! Learners move through stations to practice...
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Who's on First? Alcohol Advertising and Sports

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine how alcohol companies use sponsorship of sports to promote their products. They complete a survey, analyze the results, and research the sports sponsorship portfolios of five beer companies.
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The Everyday Science of Sports

For Teachers Pre-K - Higher Ed
Physical science juniors will enjoy this sensational enrichment on aerodynamics, especially if they are also sports fans! With a focus on physical features and behaviors, collaborative groups make observations on five different golf...
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Sport

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
From traditional sports like football and basketball to more unique or extreme sports like windsurfing, caving, or bungee jumping, your youngsters will surely get a thorough introduction to the world of sports with this lesson plan!
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Create Your Own Sporting Event

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Combine vocabulary development and a study of verb tenses with a general introduction to sports. Class members get acquainted with the language associated with sports, and then complete a project to design and describe their own version...
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The Physics of Sports: An 8th Grade Physical Science Project

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Explore the relationship between sports and physics in a cross-curricular lesson. Middle and high schoolers prepare a multimedia presentation based on a chosen sport. They answer five physics vocabulary questions about how the laws of...
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Sports: Adaptive Sports Brochure

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students identify the items and events that make adaptive sports possible. In this adaptive sports lesson, students research how accomplishments are obtained for people with disabilities.  Students research different tournaments, events,...
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Sports Lesson Plan

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
Have your class participate in a variety of sports and craft activities using this resource. With sports as the theme, learners work on art projects. Students create soccer ball prints, a three dimensional football, and a sports collage.
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Is Cheerleading a Sport?

For Students 7th - 10th
Looking for a rainy day activity? An article from the New York Times provides a nice topic for discussion. There will be many opinions and lively discussion as to how the class feels about cheerleading being a sport, or not. Ask them to...
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Adaptive Sports and Recreational Games

For Teachers 5th - 12th
It's truly amazing how people with physical disabilities are able to find ways to overcome their impairments. Their tremendous perseverance is evident in this handout that describes the ways different sports, ranging from bowling...
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Sports Safety: Grades 3-5

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
New ReviewTwo lessons examine the importance of safety while playing sports. After thoughtful discussion, partners complete a graphic organizer that details their favorite sport and safe ways to play it. Scholars examine winter sports and identify...
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Sports and Olympics - Word Puzzle

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Volleyball, table tennis, skiing! ESL/ELL learners first unscramble the letters in words associated with Olympic sports and then locate these terms in a colorful word scramble. An answer sheet is provided.
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Sports Physiology and Statistics

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
If I want to build up my heart, where should I start? Science scholars use statistics in a sports physiology setting during an insightful experiment. Groups measure resting and active heart rates and develop a scatter plot that shows the...