Lesson Plans

We have gathered all the lesson plans that we have created over the year's and put them in one convenient location for you.

Teachers Toolbox

Teachers Toolbox has a wealth of activity ideas, lesson plans and resources each month. Log in and check out the archives as well.

PE and Sport Week

During National Physical Education and Sport Week, SHAPE America creates daily activities for K-12 classes. View the latest ideas in our 2013 activities.

IRFSB-logo-white-border-RING Running Activity Plans

These sample Running Activity Plans include teaching and practice of various running skills.

HTFLogoHershey's Track & Field

Six lesson plans from Hershey's Track & Field that you can use with your upper elementary and middle school physical education students.

Publications that offer lesson plan ideas: 

Flash Fitness & the Incredible Physical Activities 

Flash-FitnessFlash Fitness & the Incredible Physical Activities: A Super-Hero Approach to
Meeting the National Physical Education Standards in Grades K - 5
 - offers more than 110 activities and 15 sample lesson plans - all reflecting a super-hero theme and all grounded in the National Standards for Physical Education - for K - 5 physical education classes. 

Never Play Leapfrog with a Unicorn

naspe_leapfrogNever Play Leapfrog with a Unicorn: K-5 Physical Activities to Meet the
Standards
 - Divided into 8 chapters, this fun-to-read guide is packed with 150 activities. Each activity page has a ruler indicating which standards are addressed through the activity and provides a strategy alternative to meet other standards.

 
Movement-Based Learning for Children

movement_learningMovement-Based Learning for Children: Academic Concepts and Physical Activity
for Ages 3-8
- Over 100 lesson plans, presented in an easy-to-use format, will expand children's movement knowledge and abilities while using basic academic concepts. The activities are non-competitive and most address the all-too-common problem of limited space and resources, because they do not require equipment or a special setting.

Undergraduate Guidelines:

These guidance documents are for teaching introductory undergraduate courses in eight content areas of physical education and exercise science