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ALEX Learning Activities  
   View Standards     Standard(s): [PE] (3) 25 :
3-4.1) Display ability to work safely and independently for extended periods of time.

APE accommodation suggestions: Verbal prompting and redirecting, peer assistance to model proper personal and social behaviors

[PE] (7) 14 :
7-2.3) Demonstrate appropriate safety behaviors related to a variety of games and activities.

APE accommodation suggestions: Make accommodations in the areas of rules, sporting behavior, and safety for the student to participate in the activity.

[PE] (6) 31 :
6-4.1) Display personal responsibility by using appropriate etiquette, demonstrating respect for facilities, and exhibiting safe behaviors.

APE accommodation suggestions: Verbal prompting and redirecting; peer assistance to model proper personal and social behaviors

[PE] (6) 14 :
6-2.3) Identify appropriate safety behaviors related to a variety of games and activities.

APE accommodation suggestions: Make accommodations in the areas of rules, sporting behavior, and safety for the student to participate in the activity.

[PE] (5) 25 :
5-4.1) Exhibit safe and responsible behavior in a variety of physical activity contexts, environments, and facilities.

APE accommodation suggestions: Verbal prompting and redirecting, peer assistance to model proper personal and social behaviors

[PE] (4) 25 :
4-4.1) Exhibit safe and responsible behavior in partner and small group situations.

APE accommodation suggestions: Verbal prompting and redirecting, peer assistance to model proper personal and social behaviors

[PE] (7) 31 :
7-4.1) Apply responsible social behaviors by cooperating with classmates, demonstrating inclusive behaviors, and supporting classmates.

APE accommodation suggestions: Verbal prompting and redirecting; peer assistance to model proper personal and social behaviors

Subject: Physical Education (3 - 7)
Title: Flip Fitness
Description:

This is an instant activity for classes to engage in full body warm up. The activity is geared for students to work cooperatively while warming up for the main lesson for the day. This is an easy set up to use and move out of the way for other class activities. The activity card can be displayed on a screen or printed to give each group. The only set up needed is the activity card and a deck of cards. 

This alignment results from the ALEX Health/PE COS Resource Alignment Summit. 




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ALEX Classroom Resources  
   View Standards     Standard(s): [PE] (3) 17 :
3-1.17) Jump rope using intermediate skills for both long and short ropes.

Examples: a variety of tricks, running in and out of long rope

APE accommodation suggestions: Place rope on ground, step over self-turned rope, provide verbal prompting.

[PE] (3) 25 :
3-4.1) Display ability to work safely and independently for extended periods of time.

APE accommodation suggestions: Verbal prompting and redirecting, peer assistance to model proper personal and social behaviors

[PE] (3) 26 :
3-4.2) Listen respectfully to receive feedback from peers and adults.

APE accommodation suggestions: Verbal prompting and redirecting, peer assistance to model proper personal and social behaviors

[PE] (3) 27 :
3-4.3) Acknowledge others' success in movement performance and praise their efforts.

APE accommodation suggestions: Verbal prompting and redirecting, peer assistance to model proper personal and social behaviors

[PE] (4) 17 :
4-1.17) Create and perform a jump rope sequence combining a variety of skills, using either a short or long rope.

APE accommodation suggestions: Place rope on ground, step over self-turned rope, provide verbal prompting.

[PE] (4) 25 :
4-4.1) Exhibit safe and responsible behavior in partner and small group situations.

APE accommodation suggestions: Verbal prompting and redirecting, peer assistance to model proper personal and social behaviors

[PE] (4) 26 :
4-4.2) Give informative feedback respectfully to peers.

APE accommodation suggestions: Verbal prompting and redirecting, peer assistance to model proper personal and social behaviors

[PE] (5) 17 :
5-1.17) Create and perform a jump rope sequence combining a variety of skills with a partner, using either a short or long rope.

APE accommodation suggestions: Place rope on ground, step over self-turned rope, provide verbal prompting.

[PE] (5) 25 :
5-4.1) Exhibit safe and responsible behavior in a variety of physical activity contexts, environments, and facilities.

APE accommodation suggestions: Verbal prompting and redirecting, peer assistance to model proper personal and social behaviors

[PE] (5) 26 :
5-4.2) Appropriately respond to and implement specific informative feedback from the teacher and peers.

APE accommodation suggestions: Verbal prompting and redirecting, peer assistance to model proper personal and social behaviors

Subject: Physical Education (3 - 5)
Title: Mirror, Mirror
URL: https://sparkpe.org/wp-content/uploads/SPARK_36_Mirror_Mirror_WEB.pdf
Description:

In this activity, students will be mirroring a partner while practicing their jump rope skills. Students will change partners throughout the lesson. A component of this lesson is the focus on being a good partner, giving appropriate feedback, and discussing the positive traits of a partner. As an extension, this activity includes a pedometer activity. 



   View Standards     Standard(s): [PE] (3) 25 :
3-4.1) Display ability to work safely and independently for extended periods of time.

APE accommodation suggestions: Verbal prompting and redirecting, peer assistance to model proper personal and social behaviors

[PE] (4) 25 :
4-4.1) Exhibit safe and responsible behavior in partner and small group situations.

APE accommodation suggestions: Verbal prompting and redirecting, peer assistance to model proper personal and social behaviors

[PE] (5) 25 :
5-4.1) Exhibit safe and responsible behavior in a variety of physical activity contexts, environments, and facilities.

APE accommodation suggestions: Verbal prompting and redirecting, peer assistance to model proper personal and social behaviors

[PE] (5) 26 :
5-4.2) Appropriately respond to and implement specific informative feedback from the teacher and peers.

APE accommodation suggestions: Verbal prompting and redirecting, peer assistance to model proper personal and social behaviors

[PE] (6) 19 :
6-2.8) Vary application of movement concepts during physical activity.

Examples: force, time, space flow

APE accommodation suggestions: hand over hand; hand to hand; verbal prompting; directional poly spots

[PE] (6) 35 :
6-4.5) Cooperate with a small group of classmates during a variety of physical activities.

APE accommodation suggestions: Verbal prompting and redirecting; peer assistance to model proper personal and social behaviors

[PE] (7) 19 :
7-2.8) Describe and apply mechanical advantage(s) for a variety of movement patterns.

APE accommodation suggestions: hand over hand; hand to hand; verbal prompting; directional poly spots

[PE] (8) 19 :
8-2.8) Identify and apply Newton's laws of motion to various physical activities.

APE accommodation suggestions: hand over hand; hand to hand; verbal prompting; directional poly spots

Subject: Physical Education (3 - 8)
Title: Agility, Balance, and Coordination Fundamentals Lesson
URL: https://primecoachingsport.wordpress.com/2019/06/15/agility-balance-co-ordination-fundamentals-lesson-grades-k-4/
Description:

Many teachers don’t know where to begin with PE activities and what needs to be covered. For healthy physical bodies, agility, balance, and coordination (ABC’s) are three fundamental abilities that need to be developed. These activities include cooperative skills where students must work and engage with other students.

This resource includes activity ideas using graphics and video links. This resource includes a link to purchase more activities, however, this site is free and includes many valuable learning activities. 



   View Standards     Standard(s): [PE] (3) 25 :
3-4.1) Display ability to work safely and independently for extended periods of time.

APE accommodation suggestions: Verbal prompting and redirecting, peer assistance to model proper personal and social behaviors

[PE] (3) 28 :
3-4.4) Use a decision-making and problem-solving model.

APE accommodation suggestions: Verbal prompting and redirecting, peer assistance to model proper personal and social behaviors

[PE] (3) 30 :
3-5.2) Explain the challenge that comes from learning a new physical activity.

APE accommodation suggestions: peer assistance and modeling

[PE] (4) 23 :
4-3.2) Actively engage in physical education class, both with teacher direction and independently.

[PE] (5) 23 :
5-3.2) Actively engage in all components of physical education to the best of his/her ability.

Subject: Physical Education (3 - 5)
Title: National Circus Project
URL: https://www.youtube.com/user/nationalcircuspro/videos
Description:

This resource is a YouTube collection of videos focused on circus skills such as juggling, spinning plates, hula hoops, and balance. These videos can be projected as learning material for students or viewed by the teacher to enhance their own skills prior to teaching. 



   View Standards     Standard(s): [PE] (3) 4 :
3-1.4) Perform teacher- selected and developmentally appropriate dance steps, movement patterns, and rhythmic activities.

APE accommodation suggestions: Slower music, poly spots and/or arrows on floor for direction, break the dance steps/movements down into small parts for additional review/practice, peer assistance.

[PE] (3) 25 :
3-4.1) Display ability to work safely and independently for extended periods of time.

APE accommodation suggestions: Verbal prompting and redirecting, peer assistance to model proper personal and social behaviors

[PE] (4) 25 :
4-4.1) Exhibit safe and responsible behavior in partner and small group situations.

APE accommodation suggestions: Verbal prompting and redirecting, peer assistance to model proper personal and social behaviors

[PE] (5) 4 :
5-1.4) Demonstrate rhythms and patterns that combine locomotor skills in both cultural and creative dances, alone and with a group.

APE accommodation suggestions: Slower music, poly spots and/or arrows on floor for direction, break the dance steps/movements down into small parts for additional review/practice, peer assistance.

[PE] (5) 25 :
5-4.1) Exhibit safe and responsible behavior in a variety of physical activity contexts, environments, and facilities.

APE accommodation suggestions: Verbal prompting and redirecting, peer assistance to model proper personal and social behaviors

[PE] (6) 1 :
6-1.1) Recognize and identify correct rhythmic activities and sequences of steps for various dance forms.

Examples: folk, social, creative, line, world dance, hip-hop, stomp, haka

APE accommodation suggestions: slower music, poly spots and/or arrows on floor for direction, break the dance steps/ movements down into small parts, review/practice, peer assistance and modeling

Subject: Physical Education (3 - 6)
Title: Triangle Dance (Tutorial)
URL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dNbhxzbeRYI&feature=youtu.be
Description:

This is a video resource on YouTube linked from the OpenPhysEd site. This can be used as a tutorial to teach students the Triangle Dance or for the teacher to become more familiar with the dance.



   View Standards     Standard(s): [PE] (3) 25 :
3-4.1) Display ability to work safely and independently for extended periods of time.

APE accommodation suggestions: Verbal prompting and redirecting, peer assistance to model proper personal and social behaviors

[PE] (3) 32 :
3-5.4) Identify and compare the positive social interactions when engaging in partner, small-group, and large-group physical activities.

APE accommodation suggestions: peer assistance and modeling

[PE] (4) 25 :
4-4.1) Exhibit safe and responsible behavior in partner and small group situations.

APE accommodation suggestions: Verbal prompting and redirecting, peer assistance to model proper personal and social behaviors

[PE] (5) 25 :
5-4.1) Exhibit safe and responsible behavior in a variety of physical activity contexts, environments, and facilities.

APE accommodation suggestions: Verbal prompting and redirecting, peer assistance to model proper personal and social behaviors

Subject: Physical Education (3 - 5)
Title: Personal & Social Responsibility Station Task cards
URL: https://openphysed.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/P-02-06-PSR-StationCards.pdf
Description:

This resource is a collection of station cards designed to teach and reinforce social and personal responsibility. Teachers will need to print and then place these cards at the desired stations. 



   View Standards     Standard(s): [PE] (0) 25 :
K-4.1) Follow directions, adhere to class procedures, use equipment properly, and accept responsibility for behavior, when prompted, to create a safe environment.

APE accommodation suggestions: Verbal prompting and redirecting, peer assistance to model proper personal and social behaviors

[PE] (1) 25 :
1-4.1) Acknowledge personal responsibility by using equipment and space safely and appropriately while following the rules and boundaries of the learning environment.

APE accommodation suggestions: Verbal prompting and redirecting, peer assistance to model proper personal and social behaviors

[PE] (2) 25 :
2-4.1) Practice skills with minimal teacher prompting and accept responsibility for behavior and performance actions to ensure a safe environment.

APE accommodation suggestions: Verbal prompting and redirecting, peer assistance to model proper personal and social behaviors

[PE] (3) 25 :
3-4.1) Display ability to work safely and independently for extended periods of time.

APE accommodation suggestions: Verbal prompting and redirecting, peer assistance to model proper personal and social behaviors

[PE] (4) 25 :
4-4.1) Exhibit safe and responsible behavior in partner and small group situations.

APE accommodation suggestions: Verbal prompting and redirecting, peer assistance to model proper personal and social behaviors

[PE] (5) 25 :
5-4.1) Exhibit safe and responsible behavior in a variety of physical activity contexts, environments, and facilities.

APE accommodation suggestions: Verbal prompting and redirecting, peer assistance to model proper personal and social behaviors

Subject: Physical Education (K - 5)
Title: Self-Assessment Quick-Check
URL: https://www.cbhpe.org/idea-tank/elementary-pe-idea-tank/self-assessment-quick-check
Description:

This resource is a collection of ideas for student self-assessment. 



   View Standards     Standard(s): [PE] (3) 25 :
3-4.1) Display ability to work safely and independently for extended periods of time.

APE accommodation suggestions: Verbal prompting and redirecting, peer assistance to model proper personal and social behaviors

[PE] (3) 26 :
3-4.2) Listen respectfully to receive feedback from peers and adults.

APE accommodation suggestions: Verbal prompting and redirecting, peer assistance to model proper personal and social behaviors

[PE] (3) 27 :
3-4.3) Acknowledge others' success in movement performance and praise their efforts.

APE accommodation suggestions: Verbal prompting and redirecting, peer assistance to model proper personal and social behaviors

[PE] (4) 25 :
4-4.1) Exhibit safe and responsible behavior in partner and small group situations.

APE accommodation suggestions: Verbal prompting and redirecting, peer assistance to model proper personal and social behaviors

[PE] (4) 26 :
4-4.2) Give informative feedback respectfully to peers.

APE accommodation suggestions: Verbal prompting and redirecting, peer assistance to model proper personal and social behaviors

[PE] (5) 25 :
5-4.1) Exhibit safe and responsible behavior in a variety of physical activity contexts, environments, and facilities.

APE accommodation suggestions: Verbal prompting and redirecting, peer assistance to model proper personal and social behaviors

[PE] (5) 26 :
5-4.2) Appropriately respond to and implement specific informative feedback from the teacher and peers.

APE accommodation suggestions: Verbal prompting and redirecting, peer assistance to model proper personal and social behaviors

Subject: Physical Education (3 - 5)
Title: Hula Hut Activities
URL: https://www.ssww.com/blog/hula-hut-activities-for-physical-education/
Description:

This learning activity resource is the blog site from a commercial equipment website; however, this is a free resource. This learning activity utilizes cooperation and teamwork. Variations are included with multiple pictures and videos.

This alignment results from the ALEX Health/PE COS Resource Alignment Summit.



ALEX Classroom Resources: 7

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