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Physical Education Resources for Teachers

Promote good exercise habits with physical education resources for kindergarten through twelfth grade. Encourage fitness with lessons and printables for safe and healthy living. Use science activities to explore the benefits of physical activities on the human body. There are quizzes to test students' knowledge of sports trivia and biographies to teach them about famous athletes. You'll also find math activities on baseball statistics and Olympic writing exercises that build vocabulary.

Printables

Why Is Exercise Important?
Capture the Flag
Soccer Skills Quiz
Baseball Fun
Jackie Robinson Biography & Activities
Babe Ruth Reading Warm-Up: Biography
Action Poems and Songs
More Popular Physical Education Printables

Lesson Plans

Movement and Circle Games
Hula Hoop Activities
Classroom Olympic Games
Invent a Sport
Name That State
Political Events and Summer Olympic Games
Basketball Multiplication
More Physical Education Lesson Plans

Quizzes

Soccer Skills Quiz
Hockey Facts Quiz
Baseball Teams Quiz
Winter Games Historical Facts Quiz
Tennis Trivia Quiz

References

17th-Century Pastimes and Sports
Olympic Trivia & Fun Facts
Summer Olympic Events -- Past and Present
Jesse Owens: Olympic Champion
Olympic History: 1936 Summer Games Background
Jackie Robinson Mini-Biography
Olympic Games and Politics
More Physical Education References

Physical Education & Science Connected

Events of the Summer Olympic Games
Wellness Poster
The Human Body: Disease & Wellness Printable Book (Grades K-5)
Heart Rate and Exercise
Animal Walk Circuit
Winter Olympic Sports Word Search (Difficult)
Action Reaction
More Physical Education Activities for Science Class

Language Arts Activities for Physical Education

Reading Warm-Up 117 for Gr. 3 & 4: Contemporary Realistic Fiction
Reading Warm-Up 115 for Gr. 3 & 4: Contemporary Realistic Fiction
Teammates
Reading Warm-Up 116 for Gr. 3 & 4: Contemporary Realistic Fiction
The Crossover Educator's Guide
Name That Sport
Michelle Kwan Reading Warm-Up
More Language Arts Activities for Physical Education

History Resources for Physical Education

Jackie Robinson Coloring Page
Fastest Woman in the World: Wilma Rudolph
Olympic Star: Jesse Owens Biography and Activities
Modern Olympic Symbols & Traditions
Althea Gibson
The Sultan of Swat: Babe Ruth
The Black Pearl: Pelé
More Popular History Resources for Physical Education

Social Studies & Physical Education Connected

Modified Orienteering
Equality in Sports for Women
Australian Football Maths Activity
Official Playbook to the Books of Mike Lupica
Olympic Games and Politics Research Questions
Tiger Woods Reading Warm-Up
Olympic History: Controversy and 2008 Beijing Games
More Physical Education Activities for Social Studies

Mathematics & Physical Education Connected

Baseball Math Printable Book (4-8)
Addition Robbery
Baseball Math
Making Bicycling Easier
Tired Hands Graphing Activity
Predictions: Individual and Team
Tennis Teddies
More Physical Education Activities for Math Class

Health & Safety Activities for Physical Education

Health & Nutrition Printables Slideshow
Fine Motor Skills
Explore Activity: Ways to Exercise
My Favorite Exercise
Exercise
Nutrition Printable Book (K-4)
How Much Exercise Do You Get?
More Health & Safety Activities for Physical Education

Sports Resources

Winter Olympics 2014: Sochi Preview
Several New Sports Debut at the 2014 Winter Olympics
Russia's Anti-Gay Bill Ignites International Protests
Sochi: the Host City of the 2014 Winter Olympics
Security a Big Concern in Sochi
Volleyball Activities
Winter Olympic Games Reading Comprehension Activity
More Popular Sports Resources

Olympic Games Resources

Top 10 Olympic Controversies
Summer Olympic Games Alphabetical Order Activity
What Are the Modern Olympic Games?
Write a Letter to Jesse Owens
Going for the Gold Writing Activity
Events of the Winter Olympic Games
Chart of Summer Olympic Games Statistics
More Olympic Games – Resources for Teachers

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Find a way to honor the American men and women who have sacrificed their lives in wars and military disputes this Memorial Day (May 30). Some of our most popular activities include: World War II Student Project, Chronology of Conscription in the U.S., and American Flag, Memorial Day Videos, and "In Flanders Fields" -- History and Poetry!

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May is full of events that you can incorporate into your standard curriculum. Our Educators' Calendar outlines activities for each event, including: Holocaust Remembrance Day (Sundown 5/4), Cinco de Mayo (5/5), Mother's Day (5/8), Transportation Week (May 15-21), Museum Day (5/18), and Memorial Day (5/30). Plus, celebrate Asian-Pacific-American Heritage Month, Get Caught Reading Month, Inventors Month, National Family Month (May 8 - June 19), Physical Fitness & Sports Month all May long!

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