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EngageNY Grade 6 ELA: Module 2A, Unit 2: Analyzing Structure and Communicating Theme in Literature

For Teachers 6th Standards
Accompany your classroom's reading of Bud Not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis with a 17-lesson unit designed to spark critical thinking, dialogue, and stretch writing muscles. The EngageNY collection goes beyond pupils' reading...
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Stretching Muscles Properly

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Tootsie rolls as a teaching aid? Absolutely. Demonstrate to young athletes the importance of warmups and stretching  with an activity that asks them to try and stretch a piece of cold taffy. Class members hold the taffy in their hands...
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Muscles

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Learn all about the best way to stretch your major muscle groups. Nine of the major muscle groups found in the human body are listed along with discussion points on why exercise and stretching are so important to muscle development. Two...
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Black Tiger Academy Martial Arts Fitness Unit – Lesson 1

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Build unity in the dojo or the gym with an activity that not only teaches the importance of stretching and flexibility but also offers class members an opportunity to get to know one another. After warming up and engaging in a Medicine...
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Flexibility Lesson Plan

For Students 6th - 8th
Biceps, triceps, latissimus dorsi, Pectorals, quadriceps, hamstrings, and abdominals. Young athletes rotate through a series of stations, read information and answer questions about muscle fibers, and practice stretching those muscles to...
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Flexibility in Action

For Students 4th - 7th
Stretching and improving flexibility is a foundational aspect of fitness that is too frequently overlooked. Address this shortcoming with a presentation that details various types of flexibility and types of stretches.The presentation...
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Which Muscles?- Olympic Learn and Play Sports

For Students 5th - 7th
In this math, science, and physical education worksheet, students brainstorm and study about the muscles that are used while participating in different Olympic sports. They color the muscle groups of the body by follow the directions...
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PE Dance Skills Picture Posters

For Teachers K - 4th
Whether your youngsters are warming up their muscles or just in need of a body break, you can use these visual cues for movements they can perform as a group. These posters can be very useful if prompting actions during a song, or to...
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Static Stretches

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
These 10 static stretches are not presented in a lesson format but this resource can certainly be used to teach a lesson on static stretching. These stretches should definitely be used in a warm-up or cool-down activity. They focus on...
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Sample Flexibility Plan for Beginners

For Students 6th - 12th
Boost flexibility with a set of stretches designed for beginners. Pictures and descriptions guide readers through a variety of stretches while standing, sitting, and lying on the floor. 
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Organic Molecule Concept Map Review Sheet

For Students 9th - 12th
Stretch the brains of your organic chemists with this amazing concept map. A list of 31 organic molecules is provided on one page, and a graphic organizer with empty boxes for each is provided on the second page. Unfortunately the...
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Breaking News English: High Heels Shorten Women's Leg Muscles

For Students 5th - 10th
In this English worksheet, students read "High Heels Shorten Women's Leg Muscles," and then respond to 1 essay, 47 fill in the blank, 7 short answer, 20 matching, and 8 true or false questions about the selection.
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Warm Up and Cool Down

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Impress upon your class members the necessity of a proper warm-up and cool-down for physical activity! This brief and straightforward presentation lists the benefits of a warm-up and cool-down and what types of exercises can be utilized.
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Stretch for Wellness

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Young scholars explore the human body by participating in physical education exercises. In this body stretching lesson, students discuss the easiest way to injury a body and identify certain stretches that increase flexibility and limit...
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Your Energy Out

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
How much activity is appropriate for elementary school youngsters? What kind of activities do they need to do? Check out the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans. Look to see what are age-appropriate activities for each grade...
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iMuscle

For Students 9th - 12th
Scientific names and the location of 95 muscles of the human body can be found on the three-dimensional animated man within this award-winning application. After identifying a muscle, delve into exercises that strengthen and stretch....
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Muscle Match!

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students skip around the gym floor and try to match pictures of muscles and stretches. When they find a match they must run to the Muscle Mat and call out "Muscle Match!". The class then stops skipping and faces the Muscle Mat while the...
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Muscle Journal

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students study a muscle journal which includes a front and back picture of the following muscles: triceps, biceps, abdominal muscles, quadriceps, hamstrings. They locate biceps on themselves and on others. Next, they utilize their...
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Sing Along with the Muscles Song

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students review the muscles of the body. They perform the functions of the muscles of the body to the tune of "Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer".
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Muscle Math

For Students 7th - 8th
Here's an activity that combines both science and math concepts. Class members find their heart rate before and after completing several different levels of physical activities and create a line graph with their data. They also determine...
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Warm Ups & Cool Downs for Children

For Teachers K - 5th
What makes an effective warm-up and cool-down activity? as well as tips for leading stretches. Find detailed activity plans, as well as tips for leading stretches, for elementary school, tag-based games (including one game called "Toilet...
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Why Does Your Voice Change as You Get Older?

For Students 9th - 12th
Most listeners can correctly identify the relative age and gender of speakers without being able to see them. How is it that the human voice is capable of producing such a range of sounds? Find out with a short video that examines the...
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The Nervous System (Part 1)

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
If you line up all of the neurons in your body, they would stretch almost 600 miles! The seventh video in a series of 47 and explore the nervous system, both central and peripheral. The narrator teaches the organization and composition...
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Creativity Exercise - Describe the Sky

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
Scholars stretch their writing muscles with an exercise that asks them to describe the sky using similes and metaphors. 

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