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2nd gr. PE

2nd Grade P.E. Assignments

  • Have your child complete one of the following assignments each month, along with his/her P.E. Reflection.
  • Choose a different assignment to complete each month.
  • You do not have to complete all of the assignments, just choose one from below for each month.
  • Make sure to label the assignment in the upper right-hand corner with Physical Education, name, and date completed.

Assignment Topic

Directions

What to Turn In

Staying Active & Eating Healthy

Complete lesson plan: Turn the TV Off

Grade 2 Warm Up & Cool Down Exercises

Worksheet: Grade two lesson five, TV turn off
(found in lesson plans)

Importance of Sleep

Review the information about the importance of sleep at: www.helpguide.org/life/sleeping.htm

Keep your own sleep diary.

Sleep Diary

Muscle Endurance

Your child should be able to:

Perform abdominal curl-ups, modified push-ups, oblique curl-ups, forward and side lunges, squats, and triceps push-ups from a chair or bench to enhance endurance and increase muscle efficiency.

Traverse the overhead ladder one bar at a time.

Review How Do They Stay Healthy terminology

How Many Push-ups Can You Do?

Flexibility & Stretching

Your child should be able to:

Demonstrate the proper form for stretching the hamstrings, quadriceps, shoulders, biceps, and triceps.

Identify the muscles being stretched during the performance of particular physical activities.

Explain why it is safer to stretch a warm muscle rather than a cold muscle.

2nd Grade Warm Up and Cool Down Exercises

Complete activity: Tootsie Roll Flexibility Lesson

Tootsie Roll Flexibility Worksheet

Healthy Eating

Review dietary recommendations at:http://www.choosemyplate.gov/kids/index.html

Complete the Sugar Detectives activity.

Sugar Detectives

Healthy Eating

Complete lesson:

How Does Physical Activity Help Your Body?

Activity Check-Up

Staying Active

Health and Fitness, Chapter 5,

Keeping Fit and Active

Activity pgs. 21, 22: Keeping Fit and Active

Activity pg. 23: Find the Main Idea (benefits of exercise)

Activity pg. 24: Steps for Managing Stress

Activity pg. 25: Words for Fitness

Dance

National Dance Week Dance Projects-Grade 2

Complete all or some of the activities listed in the lesson plans.

Social Studies-

Preserving History questions and answers

found in packet

Folk Dance

Your child should be able to:

Perform with and without a partner rhythmic sequences related to simple folk dance or ribbon routines.

http://www.folkdance.com/html/Sampler.html

Watch the videos above and try a few out on your own. Write a paragraph about your folk dance experience. Which country's folk dance do you like the best?

Write a paragraph about your folk dance experience. Which country's folk dance do you like the best?

Folk Dance

Traditional American Indian Dances

http://tube.sandi.net/video/videos/1083/moving-with-tradition

Watch the video and participate in the traditional dance lessons.

Write a paragraph about your experience.

Do you think today's favorite past times keep us more or less active than traditions from long ago? Explain.

If you are not very active, what can you do to become more active?

Write a paragraph about your experience.

Do you think today's favorite past times keep us more or less active than traditions from long ago?

If you are not very active, what can you do to become more active?

The Lungs

Your child should be able to:

Describe the relationship between the heart and lungs during physical activity.

Watch the video at:http://kidshealth.org/kid/closet/movies/RSmovie.html?tracking=59983_C

Complete worksheet: How the Body Works:The Lungs

How the Body Works: The Lungs

The Heart

Your child should be able to:

Describe the relationship between the heart and lungs during physical activity.

Watch the video at:

http://kidshealth.org/kid/closet/movies/CSmovie.html?tracking=59983_C

Complete worksheet: How the Body Works:The Heart

How the Body Works: The Heart

The Lungs

(Respiratory System)

Human Body Series: Respiratory System

Complete lessons and activities at:

Body Series: Respiratory System

Exercises for

Healthy Lungs

(found in packet)

Heart Rate

Your child should be able to:

Compare and contrast changes in heart rate before, during, and after physical activity.

Read and discuss information:

Your Heart Poster

Complete activities at: Feel and Graph the Beat

Feel and Graph the Beat Worksheet

(found in packet)

Staying Active

Health and Fitness, Chapter 1,

Your Growing Body

Activity Book pgs.1, 2: Your Growing Body

Activity Book p. 3: Sequence

Activity Book p. 4: Set Goals for Exercise

Activity Book p. 5: Body Systems

Sportsmanship

Demonstrate respect for self, others, and equipment during physical activities.

Health and Fitness, Chapter 10,

Your Feelings

Activity pg. 50: Put Your Feelings into Words

How your Body Works

Your Body-Mini Books

Your choice of mini-book(s)

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