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Parent Functions and Transformations

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Using parent functions, explore the different ways to move, flip, and stretch a function to a different position on the graph. Use this collection to introduce the idea, explore the rules, and practice the steps.
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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 DNA

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
By stretching DNA, scientists learn more about the chemical bonds used to make up our bodies. Scholars view the forces related to stretching DNA and use optical tweezers or fluid flow to determine if it behaves more like a rope or a...
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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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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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Stretching and Shrinking Graphs of Functions

For Students 9th - 10th Standards
Why is that graph wider? Pupils learn about stretching and shrinking graphs of square root, absolute value, cubic, and quadratic functions. They study both vertical and horizontal stretches and shrinks in addition to reflections. 
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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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Stop the Stretching

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Stretch your teaching repertoire with an experiment on the elongation (stretching) and failure (break) of several materials. The point of the experiment is to design a composite material for chair webbing.
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Stretching the Quads

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Scholars investigate transforming parabolas.  In this transforming parabolas lesson, they take the parent graph y=x^2 and transform it by shifting left, right, up, and down and shrinking and stretching. The class finds maximums,...
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Jennifer Garner: Stretch

For Students Pre-K - 1st
Jennifer Gardner and Elmo stretch in this film. This is a great way to introduce the idea of exercise and the importance of Health .
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Vertical and Horizontal Stretches and Compressions

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Learners identify the different stretches and compressions of their polynomial equations. They define when a graph will stretch vertically and when will it stretch horizontally. They also calculate when it will compress vertically and...
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Warm Up

For Teachers 5th - 10th
Help your young athletes understand the importance of preparing their bodies for activity and preventing injury with this presentation on warming up! This is a general guide to a traditional workout warm-up, and reviews the major stages...
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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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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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Four Interesting Transformations of Functions (Part 3)

For Students 9th - 10th Standards
Continue the study of transformations with an examination of horizontal stretches, shrinks, and reflections. Individuals use the same process used in parts one and two of this series to examine horizontal changes. The resource also...
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Static Stretches

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
These 10 static stretches are not presented in a lesson plan format but this resource can certainly be used to teach a lesson plan on static stretching. These stretches should definitely be used in a warm-up or cool-down activity. They...
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Walking on the Path to Better Health

For Teachers Pre-K - Higher Ed
Walk your way to health with this great resource! Walking is a valuable physical activity that can be done frequently and with ease by learners of all ages. "Warm up" by reviewing the benefits of physical activity with your class and...
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Healthy Body Image: Healthy Exercises for Every Body

For Students 9th - 12th
From three-way neck rolls to a figure-5 hurdler's stretch, this is an ultimate guide to healthy exercises. It begins with a bulleted list of general guidelines on cardiorespiratory exercise, flexibility, resistance exercises, and range...
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That's a Stretch

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders investigate linear functions. In this Algebra I lesson, 9th graders explore the relationship between the stretch of a spring and the weight suspended from it.  Students collect and analyze data and use technology to create...
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Stretch It Out

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
If you're working on narrative writing, you've probably already seen your share of list-like stories. Help your pupils break out of that format with this activity. As a class, choose a moment from the sample list to expand; in this case,...
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Sound Stretching

For Teachers K
Practice sound stretching by blending some long sounds to make a word. Learners start with simple words such as bed, dog, sun, and banana with the teacher leading the class. After practicing, students apply what they have learned by...
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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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Dance in the Classroom

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Learners explore physical education by participating in group activities. In this dance instructional activity, students identify the personal expression in moving rhythmically and stretching. Learners collaborate with a partner and...
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Rubber Band Stretch

For Teachers K - 8th
If you don't teach blind or visually impaired students, this lesson may seem a bit strange. But, it helps them develop motor skills, orientation and movement skills, and listening skills, while building a better understanding of...

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