This game is played in an open gym space and can be played by students of all ages and abilities. It is designed to allow students to practice appropriate social skills, turn taking, numeracy skills, fitness skills and following rules. The game can be made more difficult depending on the ability level of the students playing. The skills are directly related to the National Association for Sport and Physical Education National Standards,
This is a bright and colorful sign to print and post in any gym or physical education setting. The Rules to Good Sportsmanship Play by the Rules Always Play Fair Listen to the Teacher Encourage Teammates Respect your Opponents Accept Official Rulings Learn from your Mistakes Be a Team Player Don’t make Excuses Lose with Dignity Win with Class
Having these expectations clearly displayed in your classroom would help with classroom management, because as the students become familiar with these rules, they will be more likely to remember and follow them.