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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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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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Which Muscles?- Olympic Learn and Play Sports

For Students 5th - 7th
In this math, science, and physical education instructional activity, 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...
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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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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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Muscle Flexibility and Strength

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders listen to the definition of muscle strength and observe the teacher demonstrate how to do an abdominal crunch. They then do abdominal crunches for 20 seconds. They gather information about flexibility and strength and...
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Water Fitness

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Toward the end of the school year when the weather warms up, take your high schoolers swimming! They perform various cardiovascular activities in the pool, beginning with a warm-up activity and followed by stretching, precardio,...
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Black Tiger Academy Martial Arts Fitness Unit - Lesson 20

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
“A primary reason for communication is to reach UNDERSTANDING — not necessarily AGREEMENT.” Black Tiger Academy’s final martial arts lesson plan of 20 is bringing it all together to review what has been learned in the previous 19...
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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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It Is the Little Things That Count

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders are introduced to the importance of warm-ups, stretching, hydration and cool-downs in exercise. They perform these activities and discuss any observations.
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Human Body

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders determine what muscles do and identify the different types. In this muscle lesson, 5th graders discuss what they know about muscles before looking at the book, The Human Body by Jonathan Miller. They take a teacher made...
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Haunted House Challenge Fitness Stations

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners rotate through ten physical fitness stations. They perform various stretching and strengthening activities for three minutes at a time.
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Flip Flop

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students participate in a stretching warm-up exercise. For this physical education lesson, students warm up the large muscle groups by standing on their hands and legs in a belly up position or a belly down position. Students flip their...
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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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Stretch to the Math Tables

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners count by multiples while performing stretches or exercises. They listen to music and skip count by a given multiple. The rhythm of the music as well as the repitition assists them in their memorization of multiplication facts.

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