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SPRINGFIELD COLLEGE - DAILY LESSON PLAN

NAME: ​Rachel Ball DATE:​12/7-8 TIME: ​1:15-3:25


SCHOOL: ​Liberty Elementary ​LESSON#: ​2 ​FACILITIES: ​Gymnasium
SIZE:​ 20-25 ​GRADE: ​K-2 UNIT/THEME:​ Dance

GENERIC LEVEL: ​Pre Control


EQUIPMENT:
1. Music
2. Hot Spots

FOCUS OF LESSON: The Conga


STUDENT PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES (SPO):
By the end of the lesson, students should be able to:
Students will learn the sequence using basic locomotor skills to the song The Conga.

(P) ​Demonstrate the proper parts to the dance in correct order. ​(National # S1.E13.2; MACF
# 2.2; Task/Activity # Activities 1)

(C)​ ​Follow the beat of the song by counting the step out loud with the teacher. ​(National #
S2.E3.3; MACF # 2.2; Task/Activity # Closure)

(A)​ Listen respectfully to corrective feedback from the teacher throughout the lesson.
(National # S4.E3.4; MACF # 2.7; Task/Activity # Activity 1&2)

TEACHER PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES - ​During the lesson the teacher will​:

1. The teacher will have students help her demonstrate different parts of the song.
2. The teacher will make sure that she has all attention on her before teaching the steps.

SPECIAL CONSIDERATIONS - What are the safety concerns? What is unique about the
students in this class?
● The teacher must make sure that students have space when dancing and are not near
any equipment in the gym.

REFERENCES :
1. Massachusetts Comprehensive Health Curriculum Frameworks, Oct 1999.
2. SHAPE America: National Standards & Grade-Level Outcomes for K-12 Physical
Education 2014.
3. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hDFOs1u43_E&index=4&list=PLbdMGsxUU4
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LESSON PLAN FORM

TIME SEQUENCE OF ORGANIZATION REFLECTIONS


LESSON

Introduction
Students will come in
0-5 and sit in their squad
line.

The teacher will begin


the class by making sure
all students are wearing
sneakers.

Warm Up Ask for some requests of


Freeze Dance songs in the first class to
5-10 play music you know
The gym will be split in
students will dance to.
half, one half is the
competition side and the
other is the practice
side.
All students will start on
the competition side.
The teacher will play the
music and students will
dance along to it. The
teacher will randomly
pause the music, and
students must freeze. If
she catches students
moving after she stops
the music, they must go
to the practice side.
Last student on the
competition side, wins.
Safety
Make sure that students
have an arm's length
away from one another.

Introduction
Our dance today is from
south of the border, it is
called the Conga.

Transition
The teacher will have
students get into group
of 4-5.

Part 1 Have students try this


Students will complete on the own.
part one in their small Next have to face a
group.
partner and try it
Stomp: right, left, right,
10-15 together.
tap toe out to the left.
Stomp: left, right, left,
Then a group of this.
tap toe out to the right. This help students
refine the steps.
Students will practice
through those steps 3
times.

Part 2 Instead of students


Now we are going to add putting their hands on the
in the Conga. Here's person shoulders in front
what we will do, I was
of them, we changed to
you to stand in a line
20-25 waist to avoid pulling.
with your group and
place your hands on the
shoulders of the person
in front of you.
Your group will travel in
a circle completing the
steps.
The teacher will play the
music.
Part 2 This needed a
The teacher will now demonstration!
combine groups to make Once students were
two larger groups. The
25-35 able to see this they
teacher will place 4 hot
understood what was
spots randomly around
the gym. The class will
being asked.
do the Conga around the
gym. When they reach a
hotspot, the first in the
line will stand on the hot
spot. On the spot they
will do any kind of
freestyle dance they
want. When another line
returns, they will join the
end of the line.

Closure
Did we have fun today?

How many of us thought


it was hard to multitask?
35-40
To do the step while
walking.

Did any of us try to count


in our heads to stay on
beat? Or maybe say the
moves in our head while
we danced?
How many of us
watched the person in
front of us and followed
their feet?

Who can tell me what


the name of that dance
was?