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Meet My Muscles: Upper Body Lesson Plan

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Meet My Muscles: Upper Body Lesson Plan


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Type: Lesson/Unit Plan


Following along with their teacher, students learn about the various upper body muscles we have such as the bicep and pectoral muscles and learn how to give them a good stretch and exercise. This lesson engages students by focusing on psychomotor and cognitive skills.

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

Content Standard(s):
Physical Education
PE (2019)
Grade: K
K-2.1) Demonstrate the difference between movement in personal and general space while attempting to maintain self-control.

APE accommodation suggestions: Verbal prompting, redirection and/or modeling; use directional poly spots.

Physical Education
PE (2019)
Grade: 5
5-1.6) Perform curling, twisting, and stretching actions with correct application in dance, individual, partner, and small group activities.

APE accommodation suggestions: Hand over hand assistance and modeling

Tags: exercise, muscles, upper body
License Type: Custom Permission Type
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Partnered Event: Health/PE COS Summit

This whole-group lesson requires no prep and engages students as they use their psychomotor and cognitive skills.

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Author: Michelle Frye
The event this resource created for:Health/PE COS Summit