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Healthy Habits

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd Standards
Basic cleanliness, oral hygiene, exercising, eating healthy foods, and acknowledging your feelings and emotions are some of the necessities in maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Exposing children to healthy habits at an early age allows...
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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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Special Olympics Young Athletes Activity Guide

For Teachers K - 3rd
From bunny hops and bridges to bean bag tosses and big ball catches, your activity toolkit will be overflowing with great new ideas for adaptive physical education!
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Sharp-Ness of Bends

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Define the sharpest in the group. Given a section of a trail map, pupils determine a method to measure the sharpness of each turn in the path. Individuals then determine what modifications to their formulas to make to find the sharpness...
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Beating Usain Bolt

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
Beating Usain requires a head start. With a race against Usain Bolt as a background, the resource introduces a system of linear equations. A quick activity uses tables to determine whether a head start is enough for the presenter to win...
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Problem Solving Using Distance, Rate, Time (Running)

For Students 6th - 9th Standards
Go the extra mile to learn about distance. Scholars learn to apply the distance, rate, and time formula by watching a short YouTube video. The narrator of the video works through several examples using running contexts.
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Neural Control of Walking and Running

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Physical therapists state that relearning how to walk often motivates stroke and brain injury patients. Researchers spend a great deal of time focused on understanding the neural control required for walking. They pass along that...
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Playing Catch-Up

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Run, Rich, run! Learners watch a video clip from the NFL showing Rich Eisen running a 40-yard dash. It then superimposes a video clip of Julio Jones. The task is to determine who would complete the dash first—if Julio Jones runs at half...
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The 400m Event—Chemistry and Sport

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How do Olympic runners succeed in physically demanding events like the 400-meter dash? Physiology scholars explore the relationship between acids, bases, and the muscular system through a scenario-driven activity. The lesson focuses on...
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The Science of Distance Running

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
Don't run from an informative resource. Individuals view a video in the ACS Reactions series that discusses the science of distance running. It explains how energy, oxygen, and water are necessary for running and describes the mechanics...
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Gingerbread Man Tag

For Students K - 5th
After choosing a chef, aka the tagger, have the rest of the class lay out on the previously set up exercise mats. These players are the gingerbread men. Players run to another mat on the chef's command, aiming not to get tagged. If a...
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Santa Tag

For Students K - 4th
Choose a class member to be the Santa. Everyone else is a reindeer and spreads out around the gym. Santa's objective for the game is to tag the others so he can round up his reindeer. When a reindeer is tagged, they must step out of the...
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Usain Bolt vs. Gravity

For Students 9th - 12th
How fast is fast? Can a mortal man really beat nature? Pupils explore the concepts of gravity, distance, and falling objects featuring gold medalist Usain Bolt. The narrator details the outcome of Bolt in a foot race against a falling...
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Angular Velocity: 200 Meter Dash

For Students 10th - 12th
Do curves slow runners down or help their speed? Pupils simulate a 200-meter dash to calculate the angular and linear velocity of a runner. They then determine whether the runner is faster around the curved section of the track or the...
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Sprinter

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Why do sprinters wear spiked shoes? Scholars explore various styles of shoes and how they handle forces when running. Scholars adjust variables including shoe type, horizontal force, surface type, and normal force to determine which...
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Skunk Tag

For Students 1st - 6th
Choose two taggers to be the "skunks." Set up five hula hoops in the gym; one in each corner and one in the middle. The hoops in the corners are the safe zones for the players while the middle hoop is the skunk's home. The skunks start...
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Pizza Tag

For Students 2nd - 5th
Who said pizza and tag don't go together? Assign one person as the "chef" to be the tagger and to stand in the middle of the gym. Divvy the rest of the class into three equal groups of "toppings" (ex: cheese, pepperoni, onion). Have all...
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Red-Light Green-Light

For Students K - 4th
Choose a person to be the stoplight. Have everyone else line up on the opposite side of the gym. If "green light" is called out, the players run toward the stoplight person until they hear "red light," which means stop. Anyone that does...
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Knock'em Downers and Pick'em Uppers

For Students K - 4th
Set up several cones, pylons, or pins around the gym floor. Split that class into two equal groups. Assign one team as the knock'em downers and the other team as the pick'em uppers. Each team does exactly what their name implies....
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Commandos

For Students 1st - 8th
First create a starting line and ending line in the gym. After divvying up the class into equal teams, each team lines up in a straight row behind the starting point. Each player is lined up behind the other on their team. When you yell...
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Crows and Cranes

For Students 2nd - 8th
After separating the class into two teams—crows and cranes—each team lines up in the middle line of the gym with their backs facing each other. If the teacher yells out "cranes!" then all the cranes run to their side of the gym while the...
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Freeze and Melt

For Students K - 3rd
Freeze tag! Have the class spread out around the playing area. Select some players to be freezers and un-freezers. Give freezers a blue ball and un-freezers a red ball. If a runner gets tagged with a blue ball, then they become a frozen...
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Hit and Run

For Students 1st - 8th
After partnering up each person, give the pair a ball. One person gets the ball first, while the other person runs around. The person with the ball tries to chase down their partner and hit them with the ball. Then, the roles reverse....
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Field Hunters

For Teachers K - 6th
Warm up a physical education class with a game of Field Hunters. Participants scour a field to collect as many objects as they can in a limited amount of time. 
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Bump Tag

For Students 2nd - 7th
Partner up the class. Break up one set of partners and assign one as a chaser and the other as a flee'er. The flee'er runs around the gym away from the chaser. If the flee'er is tagged, then he become the chaser. If the flee'er makes it...
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Bean-Bag Relays

For Students K - 8th
Divvy up the class into equal groups. First person in line on each team runs to the opposite end of the gym, around the cone, and back to their line. They pass off the bean bag to the next person and sit at the end of the line.
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Fitness Ball Run

For Students 2nd - 8th
Think back-to-front sprints with a ball! Pupils jog around in a straight line while carrying a ball. The leader in the line passes the ball back to the person behind them and so on and so forth until it gets to the last person in the...
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Speedway!

For Students 1st - 8th
Get teams running around the perimeter of a court like a racetrack speedway. One person from each team—the number of teams depends on class size—runs around the "speedway" in the same direction, making it back to their team with a...
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Hourglass Relay

For Students 3rd - 8th
Have the class run continuously in the shape of an hourglass with the hourglass relay activity. Four lines stand in four opposite corners and run to respective lines making the shape of an hourglass. They high five the first person in...
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Card Suit Pickup

For Students 2nd - 8th
Calling all spades, diamonds, hearts, and clubs! Four teams compete against one another to collect all 52 cards in a deck. Each team lines up on one side of the gym, opposite of the deck of cards. Each team member takes turns running to...
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Army and Navy

For Students 2nd - 8th
Youngsters follow commands in a warm-up game. When Army is shouted out, players run to one side of the gym. When they hear Navy, players run to the other side of the gym. If hit the deck is called out, the class lays on the floor, and...
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The Science of Marathon Running

For Students 6th - 12th
The science of marathon running is the subject of a resource that begins with the history of the marathon and why it is 26.2 miles long, and then goes into the biology in our bodies and the way our muscles, bones, and other physical...
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Rainy Day Physical Activities for Toddlers and Preschoolers

For Teachers Pre-K - K Standards
Don't fret next time a rainy day schedule is announced! Implement any of six physical activities designed for indoor P.E. Pupils walk, crawl, hop, tiptoe, march, dance, or skip their way through lively and developmentally...
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Review of Skills as Sports

For Teachers K - 2nd
Young athletes put together the athletic skills they need to play different sports in the eighth week of this physical education unit. First they work on basic skills like running, jumping, kicking, throwing, and catching. Next, children...
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Walking & Running

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
Here's a fun collection of activities for helping youngsters develop body awareness, walking and running skills, spatial awareness, fine motor skills, and adaptive physical education skills such as following directions.
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Physical Action Cards

For Teachers K - 8th
Whether your young athletes will be running, leaping, tuck-jumping, skipping, or doing some other action, leave the decision to the luck of your shuffle! On each of these physical action cards is a graphic and description of a different...
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How Do You Find the Slope of a Ramp If You Know the Rise and Run?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Do you know the formula for slope? Yes, rise over run. Then all you have to do is plug in the given values and solve for the slope of the ramp.
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Fitness Curriculum Agility - Cone Drills & Pro Agility Run

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Although this is not a lesson in itself, these four running agility drills would be great to incorporate into training for athletic teams. Work on quick movements forwards, backwards, sideways, and on pivoting properly. Agility is often...
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Run/Walk Across America

For Teachers K - 8th
Walk, jog, or run across America. Maps of individual states, visual progress, competition, and rewards, seem to be great motivational ideas. Make sure that the distances that each class has to walk or run are the same, because getting...
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Power Walk and Jog

For Teachers 3rd - 10th
Throw in something different for your runners to focus on while they walk, jog, or run for five and a half minutes. Each time the runner passes you, hand them a playing card. There are several ideas on how to use them as motivators:...
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Hopi Running

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students identify why the Hopi tribe practiced running as it relates to health, delivering messages, defeating other tribes, and for ceremonial events. In this social studies lesson, students use maps to identify latitude and longitude...
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Motivation to Run

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Run headlong into a great resource. Young mathematicians explore the Nike+ app to see which measure of central tendency motivates runners the most. They use two screenshots of the app to help them make their determinations.
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Reading Passage: Marathon Kids

For Students 5th Standards
Five questions—four multiple choice and one short answer—make up a worksheet that challenges scholars to read a brief informational text and show what they know about its main idea.    
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Adapted Physical Education: Softball

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Review adaptive physical education suggestions and standards for coaching the fundamentals of softball: base running, throwing, fielding, and hitting (batting). This outline provides ideas and progressions for developing softball skills,...
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What's the Formula for Slope?

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Slope? Does that mean the angle of the line on the graph? Yes, but it's not referred to as an angle on the graph. The slope of the line means how much does the line move up or down in comparison as to how much it moves left or right. So,...
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Sprinting for Beginners

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Teaching sprinting to beginners? Explain how form is important to speed, and good form helps to increase one's speed. Here are a few tips to teach some basic sprinting skills to your young runners: start on the balls of the feet, high...
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Sprinting - Intermediate

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
This intermediate sprinting lesson focuses on how the form of the arms and hands help generate velocity. Elbows around 90 degrees, hands open or cupped, but relaxed. The arms should swing up and down, not across, with the hands going...
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How Cultures Differ - Two Different Perspectives on the Same Even

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explore the effects of culture through the story Running by Peter Hessler. In this geography and cultural instructional activity, students act as newspaper reporters covering the story of the race. Students write newspaper...
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Confronting Two Challenges--One Physical, One Intellectual

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students examine the challenges of a new language and culture. In this cultural lesson, student read Running by Peter Hessler and discuss obstacles faced, including the language barrier. Students write an essay about a time they...
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Track & Field - Individual Sports 2

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Are you starting  a track and field unit? Do you want to introduce the basic components of the unit? What are the track events? What are the field events? What are the rules of each event? What's the exchange zone? Show this PowerPoint...
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Gold Medal Attitudes Running Club

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
The Gold Medal Attitudes Running Club was created to promote healthy living for your elementary school pupils. Use a pedometer and a computer program to keep track of progress. A few other suggestions are available, but it's really up to...
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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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Step Up

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders investigate slope.  In this Algebra I lesson, 9th graders measure the rise and run of a set of stairs.  Students determine a ratio to describe how steep the stairs are and create a graph to express the relationship.
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Slope - Rate of Change

For Students 9th - 12th
In this slope worksheet, high schoolers find the slope and identify the rate of change of given lines. They determine the slope from graphs and from given points. This two-page worksheet contains 13 multi-step problems.
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5.2 Defining Slope

For Students 9th - 11th
In this defining slopes worksheet, students find the slope of a line. They identify the rise and the run and determine the slope that contains a pair of points. This one-page worksheet contains 16 problems.
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Chalkboard Relay-PE Lesson

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
In the lesson, Chalkboard Relay-PE Lesson, students benefit from physical and mental activities. Students will compete in teams using running and addition problems as the determinant factors of which team wins. Moreover, students will...
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Scrabble Laps

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students integrate physical fitness with spelling of core vocabulary words used in science and social studies. They walk, skip, gallop or jog around a track and for each lap they perform, they are given a letter by the teacher. The...
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Running

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students participate in team activities and drills to practice running types and techniques such as high knee, skip running, back kick, big stride, etc... They participate in a 50 meter dash, relay race, and agility race.
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Partner Mile Run/Heart Rate Calculation

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students improve fitness, calculating target heart rates, and prepare for the mile run physical fitness test.
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Straights and Curves

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students improve aerobic fitness through running and walking.
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Slopes of Stairs

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders explore the concept of slopes when graphing. In this slope lesson, 6th graders use proportion to create a set of stairs and then graph the slope. Students use coordinate graphs and ordered pairs to show the slope.
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Motor Skills

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
Students practice motor skills.  In this gross motor skills physical education lesson, students observe the proper way to perform a variety of motor skills modeled by the teacher, then practice these skills using specific equipment set...
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Number Dribble

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students dribble and catch a ball. In this number dribble lesson students are given numbers and math equations that require them to dribble or throw the ball a specific number of times. The students practice dribbling independently and...
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Pre-School Ball Run

For Teachers Pre-K
Students demonstrate force and motion by rolling a ball through a tube. In this motion lesson students explore what happens to the ball when it is rolled with other balls of various sizes, weights, and textures.
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Small Space Big Track

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students jog for exercise in a gym. In this jogging lesson, students follow a pattern in the gym to practice running in a small space while pacing themselves.
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Tracing: run

For Students Pre-K - 1st
For this tracing worksheet, students trace, write, and circle the word run. Students trace 5 words, circle 2 words, and write 2 lines for the word run.
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Energy Costs of Walking and Running

For Students 7th - 10th
In this energy worksheet, students use a data chart comparing the energy used while running and walking to create a graph and complete 2 short answer questions.
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Bean Bag Tag

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students participate in a physical activity similar to rugby. In this physical education lesson, teams of students sit opposite of each other and race to retrieve a bean bag placed between the teams. Upon retrieving the bean bag, the...
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Full Game of Speedball

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars run lap around the field. They complete dynamic stretching: high knees, high knee kicks, forward lunges, 45 degree, side lunges, and high knee crossover. Students review the scoring and rules of the game speedball. They...
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Egg-xactly Right

For Teachers K
Students match colors and sizes, and manipulate the plastic eggs to put them together. They stand along the perimeter of the gym with a partner. Students have an Easter basket as a pair. They are given a signal, the first person of each...
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Scream Run

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders are introduced to the rules and procedures of the game Scream Run. Individually, they scream at the top of their lungs and run when given the signal by their teacher. To end the lesson, they try to sing a song while running...
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Garden of Letters

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students use locomotor movements, spatial awareness, and letter recognition. They play "Queen Bee of the Garden." Students perform locomotor movements (walk, jump, etc.) called by the teacher as a way to get around the garden.
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Get in Shape: Exercise Daily

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Students do four different exercises followed by a one lap run and four minute aerobic dance.
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Olympic Sprint Training

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students observe and analyze their partner while they run fast, and teach each other up to eight cues to improve speed and technique.
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Running/Wiffle Ball

For Teachers 3rd - 10th
Students explain the basic rules for wiffle ball. In this physical education lesson plan, students record the steps they took during their 4 mile run. Additionally, students participate in a game of wiffle ball. 
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Heart of a Runner Word Search Puzzle

For Teachers 6th - 8th
In this health learning exercise, students look for the words that are related to the theme of the learning exercise. They also work on the skills of spelling and word recognition.
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Run the Bases

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders divide into two equal teams and use a temporary or actual baseball diamond to run a relay. The first player begins running as fast as they can starting at the teacher's signal. Upon returning to home plate, he slaps the...
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10-20-30 Second Club

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students participate in running exercises to accumulate points for their running team. They earn ten, twenty, or thirty points for improving their running time, then line up with their team to add up their team's total running fitness...
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Pennsylvania Walkers Club

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students participate in an school-wide walking club. Students choose a destination in Pennsylvania they would like to visit. After plotting the best way to get their using a map, the walk each day and record their distance in miles on...
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White Bear Lake Fitness Challenge

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students participate in fitness challenge. After choosing a destination they would like to visit, students record their mileage to their destination after riding on bikes and walking on treadmills. Students receive an incentive...
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Choose Your Destination

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Young scholars complete a distance based walking challenge. Working in small groups, they choose a destination that they would like to visit. The group plots the number of miles their destination is from the school and work to walk or...
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Sun Fun

For Teachers K
Students identify that learning letters and their individual sounds are important. They identify the letter u and the sound it can make in various words and illustrations. Finally, students practice wiriting the letter u both upper and...
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Follow the Leader to Fitness

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students participate in a muscle stretching exercise and demonstrate proper running and pacing techniques. They follow the teacher for a five minute walking activity, and for an additional ten minutes jog/walk around the school with the...
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Macarena Tag

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students play tag to the "Macarena." When the student is tagged they cannot begin to play again until they have done a portion of the Macarena dance.
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Smug's Jewel

For Teachers K - 4th
Learners run in circles with a bean bag in order to see which team can get around the circle the fastest.
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Utah Counties Fun Run

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders are challenged to log enough laps around the school track to equal visiting every county in the state of Utah. A lap is equal to one mile and in small groups students research and plan presentations to welcome each runner...
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Mini Track Meet

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students, in groups, practice all of the physical activities they have learned into a track meet. They run relays and each member of the team is to participate.
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I Walk the Line

For Teachers K
Students walk, run, jump, and hop all over and around geometric shapes. They identify the shapes by running to and standing on the called out shape.
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Force Through Movement

For Teachers 1st
First graders do various locomotor movements with music inside the boundary area. They freeze in a particular way when the music stops and performs another locomotor movement with the music starts again.
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Step by Step

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students measure the rise and run of steps from a place that holds meaning for them. They write a reflection (in the form of a journal entry, poem, or short story) regarding this significant place.
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Holiday Gift Exchange

For Teachers K - 5th
Students participate in a running or ball dribbling activity, delivering a bean bag across a certain distance to their partner. They deliver as many bean bags to their partner in a two minute time period.
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Sneaker Slap

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students develop agility while moving from the "ready position." students change directions efficiently in a game-like situation.
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Triangle Tag

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students practice their chasing, fleeing, and dodging skills in small groups.
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Olympic Sprint Training

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students work with a partner and observe and analyze their partner's form while running. They make recommendations from a list of eight cues to help improve both running speed and technique.
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Discovery Pacing

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students discover strategies for pacing themselves when running longer distances on a quarter mile track.
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Ridgerunner

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners jog for three minutes at the beginning of the class, increasing one minute per week for ten weeks. They count each lap as one mile on the Appalachian Trail, computing the class average and plotting their progress on a class map.
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Partner Mile Run: Heart Rate Calculation

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers improve fitness, calculate target heart rates and prepare for the mile run physical fitness test.
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Straights and Curves

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Pupils stride the straights and walk the curves on a track in order to improve physical fitness. They work on varied lengths for the strides and walks.
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Discovery Pacing

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners run a lap as fast as they can. They discuss the problems of running that fast for longer distances and strategize a plan to pace themselves. They work with timing, distance and observation to practice monitoring their pace.