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Springfield College Daily Lesson Plan

Name: Connor McLaughlin __________________Date:


5/20/15____________Time: 9:00AM__
School: Thornton Burgess Middle School ___________________________ Lesson #:
1______
Facilities: Soccer field___________________________ Class Size: 16_____
Grade: 5-6_______
Unit/Theme: Wiffleball_________________ Generic Level:
Control/Utilization__
Equipment:

6 wiffleball bats, 60 wiffleballs, 6 cones/hotspots, 4 bases

Focus of Lesson: Batting/fielding


Student Performance Objectives (SPO): (NASPE #___; MA CF #___ ;
Task/Activity #___)
By the end of the lesson, students should be able to:

(P) Perform a baseball swing correctly by keeping the elbow raised 10/10
times when asked by the teacher. MA CF-2.9, SHAPE-1
(C) List the correct skill cues for batting 10/10 times when asked by the
teacher. MA CF-2.8, SHAPE-2
(A) Respect all equipment used in the lesson by only using it correctly. MA
CF-2.9, SHAPE-4
Check each objective is it specific? Is it achievable? Is it
developmentally appropriate?
Teacher Performance Objectives During the lesson the teacher will:
1. Explain safety and rules of all activities.
2. Keep students from being off task by having a variety of activities.
3. Give positive specific feedback to the students.
Special Considerations What are the safety concerns? What is
unique about the students in this class?

Be alert of safety issues including knowing where the Whiffle Ball is at all
times.
References: http://igreen.tripod.com/gerpe/id12.html

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SEQUENCE OF LESSON

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Attendance-students will enter


the gym after changing in the
locker rooms

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Warm up- Students will run from


wall to wall 2 times before
performing high knees and but
kicks.

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Introduction- Teacher will go over


the focus of the day (wiffleball
batting), safety, start and stop
signals, and any questions.
-teacher will address correct way
to grip the bat as the ready
position
-bend knees
-weight on back foot
-step with front foot before
swinging
Start and Stop signals- one
whistle to start. two whistles to
stop, students must place
equipment at their feet and have
eyes on the teacher.
Safety- keep head up, be aware
of boundaries other students

ORGANIZATION

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batting near each other.

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Check for understanding- ask


students to show the correct way
to grip the bat, as well as safety
persuasions

Transition- Student will walk


outside to the soccer field.
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Activity 1: Students will be split


up into groups of 4. 1 person
from each group will pick up a
bat and stand around the center
circle of the soccer field, facing
away from each other. Another
person in each group will pick up
a ball and kneel down next to the
batter. The student with the ball
will then underhand soft toss the
ball to the batter, who will hit the
ball into the field where the other
two group members are waiting
to chase the ball. Students get 10
hits each before rotating
positions.

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Activity 2: After each student has


batted, the students will then soft
toss 2 balls to the batter, who will
have to track one of them and
make contact it the bat.

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Activity 3: Students will then


stand 10 yards in front of the
batter and pitch an underhand
throw.

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Activity 4: Students will play a


modified game of wiffleball. All of
the same rules of baseball apply
(teacher pitches ball) except that
there are unlimited outs. The
inning ends when each student
has gotten a chance to hit. No
balls or strikes in this game.

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Transition- Students will gather


all equipment and meet in the
gymnasium
Closure- Teacher will review the
correct way to hold the bat as
well as being in the ready
position.
Transition- Students will go back
inside locker room to change