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Sport Pedagogy Elementary and Middle School Lesson Plan Template updated 2/10/15

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Department of Health, Exercise and Sport Sciences
Sport Pedagogy Lesson Plan Template (Elementary and Middle School)
Background Information
Teacher:
Xiomara Fonseca

Date:
March 3, 2015

School:
Cleveland Elementary School

Grade Level:
3rd grade

Lesson Focus:
Skilled Theme— Pickle ball

# of students:
23

Equipment and Facilities:
23 pickle ball paddles
12 wiffle balls
6 cones
6 numbered flash cards 1-6
Black Top Area

Safety Considerations:
Students need to be aware of the other students near
them and incoming equipment such as: pickle ball
racquets, wiffle balls, cones.

Lesson Specifics
Behavioral Contingencies: If student(s) is behaving Previously Learned Skills:
inappropriately or is disruptive during activity or
Backhand swing, forehand swing,
instruction they will be given one verbal warning. If
this behavior continues the student(s) will be asked to
sit out from the activity until the teacher feels it is
appropriate for the student(s) to return to the activity.
If the student(s) continues this undesirable behavior
or behavior in an extreme manner: bullying, fighting,
etc. they will be removed from the activity for the rest
of the time period of Tiger Pride and sent inside with
the After School Program.
Teaching Strategy:
Mosston’s Spectrum — Practice

Academic Language:
Angle of paddle, direction, soft touch

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Sport Pedagogy Elementary and Middle School Lesson Plan Template updated 2/10/15

Student
Objectives:

Psychomotor (P):
SWBAT perform an underhand swing while using the correct cues of the skills 8 out of 10
times.
Cognitive (C):
SWBAT verbally recite the cues of the skills for an underhand swing with 85% accuracy.
Affective (A):
SWBAT demonstrate teamwork and positive attitudes by displaying either: high fives,
encouragement, positive communication.
H-R Fitness (H):
SWBAT recognize the physiological responses to exercise and will be engaged in MVPA for at
least 50% of the lesson.

CALIFORNIA PHYSICAL EDUCATION MODEL CONTENT STANDARDS:
I. Demonstrate the motor skills and movement patterns needed to perform a variety of physical activities.
II. Demonstrate knowledge of movement concepts, principles and strategies that apply to the learning and
performance of physical activities.
III. Assess and maintain a level of physical fitness to improve health and performance.
IV. Demonstrate knowledge of physical fitness concepts, principles and strategies to improve health and performance.
V. Demonstrate and utilize knowledge of psychological and sociological concepts, principles and strategies that apply
to the learning and performance of physical activity.
NASPE PHYSICAL EDUCATION CONTENT STANDARDS– a physically literate person:
1. Demonstrates competency in motor skills and movement patterns needed to perform a variety of motor skills and
movement patterns.
2. Applies knowledge of concepts, principles, strategies and tactics related to movement and performance.
3. Demonstrates the knowledge skills to achieve and maintain a health-enhancing level of physical activity and fitness.
4. Exhibits responsible personal and social behavior that respects self and others.
5. Values physical activity for health, enjoyment, challenge, self- expression, and/or social interaction.

Describe the pre-class arrangement:
Teacher: Standing in the center of Home Base circle.
Students: Seated in Home Base’s yellow circle.
Equipment: Equipment pre-arranged.

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Sport Pedagogy Elementary and Middle School Lesson Plan Template updated 2/10/15

Diagram the pre-class arrangement

Content Development

Management
(Illustration of
formations)

a) Goal Orientation for each task

Diagram Instant
Activity
On designated square

Students will gain more practice
time performing a backhand and a
forehand swing.
NASPE 2

Time
Instant Activity:
Review of backhand and forehand swings.
5
minutes

Set Induction:
Today we will be learning how to perform an
underhand swing to add on to our other two
swings.
Purpose:
Using an underhand swing can be used in
1 minute other racquet sports/games. Just adding one
more trick to help you out.

Start/Stop Signals:
Attention grabbers:
Claps counted
Start= 1 whistles
Stop= 2 whistles
Grouping Strategies:
Pre-arranged pairing. If
groups are missing a
student then that
students will be paired
with another group.

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Goal of this task is for students to
get an idea of what they will be
doing today and what their
objectives are for the day.

Sport Pedagogy Elementary and Middle School Lesson Plan Template updated 2/10/15

Content Development

Management
(Illustration of
formations)

Time

Transition
N/A
Students will already have their equipment
15
from the instant activity. They will be put into
seconds
groups after they are given instructions for the
task.
Lesson Core - Task 1:
Underhand Swing

Diagram Task 1
On designated square

Demonstration Plan:
Teacher Demonstration
15
minutes

Questions to Check Understanding
1. Is my paddle flat? Is it now?
2. Did I hit my target softly?

a) Goal Orientation for each task

N/A

Goal of this task is for students to
learn and improve their underhand
swing for any racquet activity.
CaliPE I, II, V
NASPE 1, 2 4
Teaching Cues for Task 1:
1. Paddle flat
2. Reach back (Tick)
3. Step
4. Swing forward (Tock)
Common Errors Task 1:
1. Unflat paddles
2. Too hard or too soft hit of target

Transition:
Students will bring their equipment to the
15
seconds teacher then sit quietly at Home Base ready
for Closure.

4
minutes

CLOSURE:
Review:
1. What did we learned today?
2. Tell or show the person next to you how to
do an UNDERHAND Swing?
3. Tell a new person near you that Cues of
the skill.
4. When we return to Tiger Pride after break
we will begin another activity.
Everyone have a great break!

N/A

N/A

Diagram The Closure N/A

References Used:
Four Squares of Pickle Ball (Xiomara Fonseca)

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