# Stretching Teacher Resources

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Illustrative Mathematics

#### Running Around a Track I

For Teachers 7th - 11th Standards
The accuracy required by the design and measurement of an Olympic running track will surprise track stars and couch potatoes alike. Given a short introduction, the class then scaffolds into a detailed analysis of the exact nature of the...
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Illustrative Mathematics

#### Are They Similar?

For Teachers 9th - 11th Standards
Learners separate things that just appear similar from those that are actually similar. A diagram of triangles is given, and then a variety of geometric characteristics changed and the similarity of the triangles analyzed. Because the...
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Illustrative Mathematics

#### Shortest Line Segment from a Point P to a Line L

For Teachers 9th - 11th Standards
One of the hardest skills for many young geometers to grasp is to move beyond just declaring obvious things true, and really returning to fundamental principles for proof. This brief exercise stretches those proving muscles as the class...
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EngageNY

#### Analyzing Structure and Theme in Stanza 4 of “If”

For Teachers 6th Standards
Here is a lesson that provides scholars with two opportunities to stretch their compare-and-contrast muscles. First, learners compare and contrast their experience reading the fourth stanza of If by Rudyard Kipling to listening to the...
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Math Worksheets Land

#### Conversion Between Decimals, Fractions, Percentages - Matching Worksheet

For Students 3rd - 7th Standards
Pupils stretch their conversion math muscles with a decimals, fractions, and percents worksheet. Ten problems require learners to match the given decimal, fraction, or percent to its equivalent.
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Mathed Up!

#### Powers, Roots, and BIDMAS

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
Reinforce math skills with an eight-page exercise that stretches scholars' computation muscles through 13 order of operation problems.
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Curriculum Corner

#### Writing Prompts

For Students 3rd Standards
Stretch scholars' writing muscles with an assortment of narrative writing prompts set to the theme of, You won't believe what happened to me!
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DLTK

#### Writing Limericks

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Scholars are lucky to stretch their poetry writing muscles with a worksheet that challenges them to compose two limericks—one about a boy and the other about a dog.
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Teacher Created Resources

#### Problem and Solution: By Jove, I Think You've Got It

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
Through grand conversation, help scholars identify issues that harm the Earth and find solutions on how to solve them. After voting—on what your class deems the most important problem—stretch writing muscles with a problem-solution essay...
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Curated OER

#### Elastic Band Exercise

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders build muscle strength by using elastic bands. For this elastic band exercise lesson, 7th graders do various stretches and movements using an elastic band. Students go to different stations to do different exercises....
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Curated OER

#### Strength

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Learners participate in static and dynamic activities to develop muscle strength and balance. Free weights are used to work on shoulder, bicep, and tricep muscles. Locomotor skills of hopping, jumping, leaping, skipping, and galloping...
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Curated OER

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students study a print ad for an abdominal toning device after discussing what strategies are necessary for healthy weight loss and muscle tone. They practice the skill of recognizing propaganda in print advertising.
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Curated OER

#### Decorate A Tree

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students decorate a tree with ornaments which represent different locomotion skills such as crab walk, stretches, jump rope, and jumping jacks. Great for holiday week.
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Committee for Children

#### Create a Positive Classroom Climate and Help Stop Bullying

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Encourage kindness and respect with an activity that challenges scholars to create a poster that details three ways to exhibit the desired character traits.
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Curated OER

#### Ergonomics Wordsearch

For Students 10th - 11th
In this word search worksheet, students identify eighteen words related to ergonomics in a word puzzle. Examples include flexbreak, muscle, and stretching.
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Curated OER

#### Black Tiger Academy Martial Arts Fitness Unit – Lesson 2

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
”If you think you can, you can. And if you think you can't, you're right.”—Henry Ford. Black Tiger Academy’s martial arts lesson two of 20 continues with the class getting to know each other. There is review of the crane stance, the cat...
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Curated OER

#### Black Tiger Academy Martial Arts Fitness Unit – Lesson 5

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
“People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel." Black Tiger Academy’s martial arts lesson five of 20 has a great team building activity in which a small group is...
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Curated OER

#### Black Tiger Academy Martial Arts Fitness Unit – Lesson 3

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
“A good exercise for the heart is to bend down and help another up.” Black Tiger Academy’s martial arts lesson three of 20 focuses on cardiovascular exercise and activities that get that heart pumping. There are quite a few activities to...
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Curated OER

#### Black Tiger Academy Martial Arts Fitness Unit – Lesson 6

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
“Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.”—Leo Tolstoy. Black Tiger Academy’s martial arts lesson six of 20 includes an activity that introduces the class to thinking about self-discipline. Not an...
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Curated OER

#### Black Tiger Academy Martial Arts Fitness Unit – Lesson 11

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
“Mastering others is strength. Mastering yourself is true power.”—Lao Tzu. Black Tiger Academy’s martial arts lesson 11 of 20 has a written script to guide the class through an introductory meditation lesson. It's actually quite...
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Curated OER

#### Black Tiger Academy Martial Arts Fitness Unit - Lesson 16

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
“The person who really wants to do something finds a way; the other person finds an excuse.”—Author Unknown. Black Tiger Academy’s martial arts lesson 16 of 20 begins talking about calories. The class takes a look at menus from Burger...
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Curated OER

#### Black Tiger Academy Martial Arts Fitness Unit – Lesson 17

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
“Well begun is half done."—Aristotle. Black Tiger Academy’s martial arts lesson 17 of 20 continues to discuss fast foods and their cumulative effects. This lesson not only looks at calories, but also at the amounts of fats and sugars in...
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Curated OER

#### Black Tiger Academy Martial Arts Fitness Unit – Lesson 18

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
“There are no short cuts to any place worth going."—Beverly Sills. Black Tiger Academy’s martial arts lesson 18 of 20 focuses on goal setting. Discuss the difference between short-term goals and long-term goals. Then practice setting a...
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Curated OER

#### Black Tiger Academy Martial Arts Fitness Unit - Lesson 19

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
“A candle loses nothing by lighting another candle."—Father James Keller. Black Tiger Academy’s martial arts instructional activity 19 of 20 focuses on the class recognizing their peers for the positive qualities that each one of them...