PE Non-Participant On the Sidelines Activity Pack
This pack contains a variety of assignments that help keep non-participants engaged in PE class when they are unable to participate:
1. Non- Participant Observation Form: Students make observations and fill out worksheet about each aspect of the class, including: warm-up, skills, rules, strategy and game-play.
2. Sports Journalist Assignment: In Part 1, students write a short article for the sports section of a fictional school newspaper based on their observations during the PE class. Detailed instructions guide students through the article process, from thinking of a catchy headline, to drawing a picture for the article. In Part 2, students unscramble the Sports Jumble to answer a sports-related riddle. (Answers for the Sports Jumble and riddle are provided in the package.)
3. Stopwatch Observation: Using pictures and or words, students fill in the stop-watch based on their observation of the class including: warm-up, skills, rules, strategy and game-play. This is a less detailed observation for younger students or a shorter class.
4. Today’s PE Class on Instagram: Perfect for the social-media savvy or more visual/artistic student. Students highlight moments in the class by drawing an Instagram picture in the provided frames. Each frame corresponds to an element of class. (Warm-up, what we learned, sportsmanship is... etc.)