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Miss Samantha Shirey Gym Grades K-2 Unit Plan Ball Handling: Throwing, Kicking, Bouncing, and Catching

ng March 3 April 11, 2014 Kindergarten Objectives Week 1: Class 1 March 3 Week 1: Class 2 March 7 1st/2nd Grade

To develop hand eye coordination, throwing and catching skills, and assist motor development To teach the importance of rules and safety in organized sport To teach students about teamwork and team sports Getting familiar with the ball in your hands Throwing and catching underhand with two hands Getting familiar with the ball in your hands Throwing and catching underhand with two hands Getting familiar with the ball in your hands Throwing and catching underhand with two hands Throwing and catching underhand with two hands Throwing and catching underhand with one hand Introducing overhand throwing optional Rules and safety when playing dodgeball Play at least one round of crossover dodgeball Underhand throwing and catching assessment Bouncing the ball with two hands Bouncing the ball with one hand Team building games Fitness games/stations Basketball game optional

Week 2: Class 1 March 10 Week 2: Class 2 March 14 Week 3: Class 1 March 17

Rules and safety when playing dodgeball Play at least one round of crossover dodgeball Underhand throwing and catching assessment Bouncing the ball with two hands

Week 3: Class 2 March 21

Bouncing the ball with two hands Bouncing the ball with one hand optional

Week 4: Class 1 March 24 Week 4: Class 2 March 28 Week 5: Class 1 March 31 Week 5: Class 2 April 4 Week 6: Class 1 April 7 Week 6: Class 2 April 11

Getting familiar with the ball at your feet Kicking with the inside of the foot Stopping and trapping the ball Kicking with the top and toe of your foot Fielding a grounder PMEA Conference NO CLASS Review kicking, trapping, and fielding Learn rules for Beat Ball Play Beat Ball Learn running bases Learn stepping into a kick and kicking a moving ball Learn rules for Circle Kickball Kicking, trapping, and fielding practice

Getting familiar with the ball at your feet Kicking with the inside of the foot Stopping and trapping the ball Kicking with the top and toe of your foot Fielding a grounder PMEA Conference NO CLASS Review kicking, trapping, and fielding Learn rules for Beat Ball Play Beat Ball Learn running bases Learn stepping into a kick and kicking a moving ball Learn rules for Circle Kickball Kicking, trapping, and fielding practice Circle Kickball game Review rules Review fielding, kicking a moving ball, and running bases End of unit kicking assessment Kicking stations during assessment

Circle Kickball game Review rules Review fielding, kicking a moving ball, and running bases End of unit kicking assessment Kicking stations during assessment

Circle Kickball, Crossover Dodgeball, or Beat Ball may be played any appropriate day from the end of this unit on.