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Sport Pedagogy Elementary and Middle School Lesson Plan Template updated 5/14/15

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Sport Pedagogy Lesson Plan Template (Elementary and Middle School)

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Background Information
Teacher: Thoren Bradley
Date: 4-6-2016
School: Cleveland Elementary

Grade Level: 3rd Grade

Lesson Focus: What is the main idea of the lesson?


Football Throwing and Catching

# Of students: 15-20 Students

Equipment and Facilities: 10 Pinnies, 25 Cones, 10


Footballs, 24 Polyspots, 2 Hula Hoops

Safety Considerations: There are a number of safety


considerations for this lesson. Students will be on a
green space that is uneven and running around at
moderate speeds. The space must be closely
monitored, and large pothole areas should be avoided.
Students may be susceptible to tripping on freely place
equipment or footballs.
Lesson Specifics
Behavioral Contingencies: 1 verbal warning, 2 sit out. Previously Learned Skills: It will be assumed that this
is the students SECOND experience with football
throwing and catching.
Teaching Strategy: Direct Instruction will be the
primary strategy for the lesson. Also scaffolding
instruction during lesson.

Student
Objectives:

Academic Language: Laces, Cradle the Ball, Fingers


to the Sky, Fingers to the ground.


Psychomotor (P): The student will be able to throw a football using the proper cues of the skill 80% of
the time.
Cognitive (C): The student will be able to accurately explain the differences in hand positioning when
the ball is high and when the ball is low 100% of the time.
H-R Fitness (H): The student will be able to maintain MVPA for 50% of the lesson.

Objectives contain: A (audience), B (behavior), C (condition), and D (degree)

Sport Pedagogy Elementary and Middle School Lesson Plan Template updated 5/14/15

CALIFORNIA PHYSICAL EDUCATION MODEL CONTENT STANDARDS:


I. Demonstrate the motor skills and movement patterns needed to perform a variety of physical activities.
NASPE PHYSICAL EDUCATION CONTENT STANDARDS a physically literate person:
2.) Applies knowledge of concepts, principles, strategies and tactics related to movement and performance.
4.) Exhibits responsible personal and social behavior that respects self and others.
Describe the pre-class arrangement
Teacher: Awaiting student arrival.
Students: Put bags on benches and gather on base line.
Equipment: Footballs in bags, other equipment already setup.

Diagram the pre-class arrangement

Time

Content Development

Management
(Illustration of formations)
2

a) Goal
Orientation for
each task

Sport Pedagogy Elementary and Middle School Lesson Plan Template updated 5/14/15

4-5
Minutes

Instant Activity:
Today we are going to
warm up with a short
game Capture the Flag!
Remember to cradle the
ball when you try and run
back with it.
30
Transition Everyone Go
Seconds grab a drink of water and
come back to take a knee
on the grass.
1
Set Induction:
Minute For our first activity we
are going to get going by,
throwing and catching a
football.

Diagram Instant Activity

N/A

N/A

Start/Stop Signals: Freeze! Clap once if you can


hear me. Clap Twice if you can hear me.

CA-1.10 Throw and


catch an object with
a partner, increasing
the distance from
the partner and
maintaining an
accurate throw that
can be easily caught.

Grouping Strategies: During the first activity


groups will be chosen using a command of just
telling them to

Purpose:
It is important to learn
how to use these skills
because in order to play
football you must be able
to catch and throw a
football.
NA
10
Minutes

Lesson Core - Task 1:


Football is a sport where
you have to be able to
pass the ball. Without
knowing how to throw we
cannot expect our team to
do very well in a game.
Questions to Check
Understanding
How do we hold the
football? Show Me..
What shape should our
arm be in?

CA-3.1
Demonstrate
Warm-Up and
Cool-Down
Exercises.

N/A
Diagram Task 1





N/A
Teaching Cues for
Task 1:
Laces, L-Shape,
Step Follow
Through
Common Errors
Task 1:
What errors should
you be watching
for?
1. Throwing too
much like a
baseball.
2. Not Stepping
Into Throw

Sport Pedagogy Elementary and Middle School Lesson Plan Template updated 5/14/15

2
Minutes

8-10
Minutes

Transition: Everybody
Grab a drink of water and
meet me back on the line
of cones.
Lesson Core - Task 2:
Football Course Relay.
Students will carry the
football like a baby,
weave in and out of the
cones, throw the ball
using the laces and make
sure their teammate
catches the ball correctly.
Fingers to the Sky!
Demonstration Plan:
A quick student
demonstration on how to
complete the course.

N/A

N/A

Diagram Task 2

CA-1.9 Throw a ball,


using the overhand
movement pattern
with increasing
accuracy.

Teaching Cues for


Task 2:
Fingers to the Sky,
Fingers to the
ground
Common Errors
Task 2:
What errors should

Sport Pedagogy Elementary and Middle School Lesson Plan Template updated 5/14/15

8-10
Minutes

Lesson Core - Task 2:


Football Course Relay.
Students will carry the
football like a baby,
weave in and out of the
cones, throw the ball
using the laces and make
sure their teammate
catches the ball correctly.
Fingers to the Sky!
Demonstration Plan:
A quick student
demonstration on how to
complete the course.
Questions to Check
Understanding
How do we catch a high
football?
What part of the Football
do we hold on to?
Adaptations
Step Down- Students
throw from much closer

CA-1.9 Throw a ball,


using the overhand
movement pattern
with increasing
accuracy.

Diagram Task 2

Teaching Cues for


Task 2:
Fingers to the Sky,
Fingers to the
ground
Common Errors
Task 2:
What errors should
you be

watching for?
1. Eyes on the
ball.
2. Turning
head in fear
of the ball.

Step-Up- Students will be


able to try catching with
one hand (not likely a
given option)
1
Transition: Last drink of
N/A
N/A
ASSESSMENT
TECHNIQUES:
Students
will
be
visually
assessed
based
on
their
ability
to
perform the
Minute water! Meet me back on
previously
outlined objectives.
the baseline!
1
CLOSURE:
Diagram The Closure
N/A
References
Used:
Google
images
for
a
few
diagrams.
Minutes Review: Ok everyone
today we worked on
Football skills. Who feels
like weve gotten a little
better at football? Can
anyone remind me some
5

things we learned about
catching or passing?