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The Defensive Game Of Softball

Teacher Candidate
Taylor Hires-Caulk

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Date Implemented
December 4, 2016

Teaching Model
Concept Attainment
Problem-Based Instruction
Discovery Learning/ Inquiry
Direct Instruction
Presentation
Reading/Language strategies
SQ3R
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Vocabulary Strategies
Summarizing
Read Aloud
Exceptionalities/Focus Students

Coop Teacher/ Grade/Subject


Physical Education/Middle
School

Curriculum Areas
Physical Education
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Activity Type
Individual
Small Group
Whole Class
Outside of Class

Lesson Length (hours/days)


In-Class Time
60 min a
day, 5
days
Out-of-Class Time
None

Instructional Strategy
Deductive/Inductive reasoning
Critical thinking
Questioning
Graphic Organizers
VAK
Practice and Drill
Grouping
Cooperative Learning
Technology:

Community Resource(s)

RELATED STATE AND NATIONAL LEARNING STANDARDS Goal I

(Common Core if applicable)

Motor skills: The student demonstrates competency in motor skills and movement
patterns needed to perform a variety of physical activities.
Learning concepts: The student demonstrates understanding of movement concepts,
principles, strategies, and tactics that apply to the performance of physical activities.
OBJECTIVES (learner outcomes) [Write objectives using A,B,C,D Method; Include Blooms level] Goal I
Given a Kahoot students will properly demonstrate the rules of softball.
Given the proper steps students will demonstrate how to play catch.
FORMATIVE ASSESSMENT OF LEARNER PERFORMANCE [Attach rubric, quiz, test, or other
assessments used to demonstrate objective is met.] Goal II

Kahoot game over the game of softball


The certain rules and vocabulary that we go over in class.

MATERIALS [Attach all materials, i.e., handouts,

PREPARATION Goals I & II

worksheets, etc., needed to teach this lesson] Goal


I

Worksheet, softball, gloves, softies

INTRODUCTION (focus, anticipatory set, motivation) Goal II

Estimated time:______________
In one paragraph, describe the class at this time. What is their schema/background? How to activate the schema?

There is 22 students, half of the students are athletes, half are not. There is a mixture of
all types of cultures in the class, white, Hispanic, black,4 being handicap. I will grab

these students attention by showing the students an exciting video about softball. After
this I will go right into my first activity.

TEACHER ACTIVITIES

And

STUDENT ACTIVITIES

(Include Modeling, Checking for Understanding, Guided Practice, and Independent Practice as appropriate.) Goals
I, II, III Estimate time for each activity. Activities must be differentiated for focus students. Modification for diverse learners
must be stated for each activityGoals I & II. Include an informal, formative assessment for each student activity.

Activity 1: estimated time:___15 minutes______


Direct instruction: Make a power point over the rules of softball. Discuss each position
and what their roles are on the field. Explain what you can and cant do on the field.
Example: You cant lead off until the pitcher has pitched the ball.
Activity 2: estimated time: _30 minutes________
Demonstrate how to throw and catch the ball, the have the students try it out with each
other and help correct them as they keep trying.
Activity 3: estimated time: ___20 minutes________
Make a Kahoot quiz having questions like, which position plays where, what are the
names of each positon what are the names of the type of equipment that we use. How
many outs, how many innings. The basics. Basically the rules we went over in activity 1.

CLOSURE (summary, wrap-up, set for next lesson) Goal II


Intellectual/Academic ClosureStudent Reflection on learning
Today we learned the rules of the game and also how to throw and catch a softball.
Next class you will learn the offense side of the game which is hitting.

Procedural Closure (clean-up)


Have everyone pick up the balls and gloves and put them back where they are
supposed to go.

RELATED ACTIVITIES Goals I, II, III


Running, throwing, hitting, catching, agilities.
Reflection Goals I, II, III
Pre-teaching (anticipated concerns):

Students may find all the rules difficult to understand or remember.


Post-Teaching (strengths, weaknesses, changes):

KEY VOCABULARY Goals I, II,


Softball, Outs, Gloves, Runs, Positions, 1st base, second base, third base, short stop,
pitcher, catcher, right, left and center field.
SPECIAL NOTES Goals I, II, III
Kids with disabilities use a softie softball instead of a regular softball, some of the
physical activity may change because of their disability or handicap, find other things for
them.