All resources in Nebraska Physical Education

Physical Education Elementary (K-5) Foot Striking Unit

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This unit is presented as a series of progressive tasks. Each learning task can be used to reach one or more of the applicable outcomes and may be taught as one lesson or part of a lesson. Teachers are encouraged to select learning tasks that best fit their teaching style and students’ needs. Modifications, accommodations, and extensions specific to your learners are strongly recommended. The suggested assessments are designed to give teachers ideas related to each task.Prior to the learning tasks, the standards, applicable exit outcomes, focus and subfocus skills/concepts, and critical skill elements are listed within the overview.Cover image: "Soccer" by monica_aulich from Pixabay.com AttributesGraham, G., Holt/Hale, S. A., & Parker, M. (2013). Children moving: A reflective approach to teaching physical education. 9th ed. New York: McGraw-Hill.SHAPE America Standards and Grade-Level Outcomes

Material Type: Lesson Plan

Authors: Lindsay Hlavka, Hannah Closson, Lea Jaspers, MSDE Admin

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Primary Physical Education Creative Dance Unit

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This unit is presented as a progression of tasks that allow students to explore movement through a variety of creative tasks. Students will move in personal and general space, while exploring elements of shape, size, speed, force, flow, and time. To promote student confidence and willingness in dance, teachers should isolate the dance elements before asking students to apply these elements using imagery or partner/group tasks.Photo Attribution: KCBalletMedia (Photography: Brett Pruitt & East Market Studios)References:Graham, G., Holt/Hale, S. A., & Parker, M. (2013). Children moving: A reflective approach to teaching physical education. 9th ed. New York: McGraw-Hill.Joyce, M. (1994). First steps in teaching creative dance to children. California: Mayfield Publishing.

Material Type: Lesson Plan

Author: Lacey Peters

Fundamental Movements PK-4

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This resource outlines the fundamental movements (critical elements) developmental progression PK-4 with pre- and post- assessment options and common difficulties seen in student performance. This poster was created by Drs. Helena Baert & Matthew Madden.

Material Type: Teaching/Learning Strategy

Author: Lacey Peters

Lifetime Fitness and Wellness

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This course provides a study of fitness and wellness and their relationship to a healthy lifestyle. Defines fitness and wellness, evaluates the student's level of fitness and wellness, and motivates the student to incorporate physical fitness and wellness into daily living.

Material Type: Full Course, Textbook

Are we consuming more calories than we are putting out? How is our calorie intake affecting obesity and how do you maintain a healthy weight and lifestyle?

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In this problem-based learning module, students will be asked to brainstorm ideas and think innovatively both independently and collaboratively in addressing a real-world problem that is relevant to their daily lives and  health.  Are students aware of their calorie intake and how it affects their overall health? Students will investigate the calories consumed in a typical day and how much physical activity is needed to stay healthy and fit.  Students/teams will be encouraged to use the internet for research purposes in their design phase. Students will utilize various online platforms to design an infographic that can be shared with relevant individuals in the community and others in the school building

Material Type: Lesson Plan

Author: Blended Learning Teacher Practice Network

All Systems are Go!

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In this online activity, a fictional character, Arnold is missing a number of body parts. Students are presented with a body system and a variety of organs. Students drag and drop all the organs that belong in that particular body system to Arnold's body. Once all four systems are complete, a clothed Arnold will appear.Note: if students drag in an organ that doesn't belong, all the organs pop out and students have to start that system over. This exercise can also be found at Kineticcity.com under mind games.

Material Type: Simulation, Teaching/Learning Strategy

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Team Challenge: Galaxy Defenders

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Team Challenges are activities intended to develop and/or apply the following skills: Problem Solving - Appropriate Risk Taking - Developing Working Relationships - Cooperation - Leadership - Communication - Creative Thinking - Building of Trust - Decision Making - Goal Setting - Physical Skill Development

Material Type: Activity/Lab, Lesson, Lesson Plan

Author: Luke Garringer