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20 resources with the keyterm tennis

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Althea Gibson

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
What would it like to be the first person to achieve something? Read about Althea Gibson, the first black tennis player to win a Grand Slam title, to win at Wimbledon, and more. Class members respond to questions to demonstrate their...
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Ring Tennis

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Here's a lead up drill that can be used to practice serving, scoring, and rotation on the court for tennis or badminton. Rings for tossing are used and help the class with movement on the court and hand-eye coordination. They practice...
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Throw A Tennis Ball Into The Service Court

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Young scholars are engaged in the introductory skills of playing tennis and develop the ability to overhead serve. They practice serving a ball over the net without a return being made. This is done to work on technique and speed of...
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The Game of Tennis

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Here is a straightforward presentation about tennis. The presentation reviews scoring and the terminology of scoring. It also covers the rules around serving and playing. There is a computer activity included, but it is up to the teacher...
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Crazy 8s (Tennis)

For Teachers 5th - 10th
Practice those forehand and backhand tennis strokes. Here's an activity to practice hitting the ball diagonally across the court and also hitting the ball down the alley line. This figure eight drill can be challenging for young learners...
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Alleys (Tennis)

For Teachers 5th - 12th
"Alleys" is a drill or game-like situation to practice what has already been taught in previous lessons. The tennis court is divided in half, left side and right side, so that each pair of players has an alley. The goal is to aim for the...
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Volley Tennis

For Teachers 6th - 8th
A combination of Tennis and Volleyball, this activity will help with court positioning and the volley shot in tennis. They practice volleying the ball and working together in teams.
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Toss & Catch Tennis

For Teachers 3rd - 7th
Toss & Catch Tennis is a simple drill to practice underhand tossing and catching of a tennis ball. There is no instruction in regards to making this a lesson, but this is a good drill for practicing some strategies. Players have to...
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Doubles Tennis Baseball

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Your Junior Highers use an alternative way to practice accuracy of their tennis strokes by playing a game similar to baseball. The purpose is to hit the ball away from your opponents, but within the lines.
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Throw and Catch Tennis

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners practicewith a racket, to learn strategies for moving the ball around the court and the importance of placing the ball in different spots .
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Tennis, Anyone?

For Teachers 4th
Groups develop drills designed to improve their teammate's tennis skills. They present their drills to the rest of the class and evaluate their effectiveness.
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Quick Serve Tennis

For Teachers 9th - 11th
A instructional activity for high schoolers to learn the basics of tennis in this fast pace game. The variations are more to learn the positioning and progression of play, versus the practice of shots.
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Tennis Crossword Puzzle

For Students 4th - 8th
In this tennis crossword puzzle worksheet, students use the 21 clues to identify the correct sport-related words that will solve the crossword puzzle.
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Service Anyone?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers practice an overhand serve in both the deuce and the ad courts. They focus on having the proper grip, cues such as having a stiff wrist, and practicing a follow through.
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Customized Handwriting: Let's Play Tennis

For Students 1st
In this Let's Play handwriting worksheet, 1st graders trace the words "Let's Play" and write it on their own. Then they can color the picture of a tennis court. 
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Score: Print and Color

For Students Pre-K - 1st
In this word recognition worksheet, students trace the word "score," write the word independently, and color the picture of a shark playing tennis.
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Tennis Word Search

For Students 3rd - 6th
In this tennis word puzzle worksheet, students examine the 24 tennis-related terms in the word bank and locate them in the word search puzzle.
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Worksheet 1, page 1. Reading: Interview with Justine Henin

For Students 6th - 8th
In this Justine Henin interview worksheet, middle schoolers read the passage titled Interview with Justine Henin. They then answer the 8 true/false questions about the interview.
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"Tennis"

For Students 4th - 5th
In this reading comprehension worksheet, students read a text about the sport of tennis. Students answer 10 multiple choice questions.
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Forehand Ground Stroke Peer Assessment

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students identify if their peers are using the correct cues when performing the forehand ground stroke in tennis. They get in groups of 3. One person be the observer; one be the tosser.