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Here students work on dribbling skills while dancing the cha-cha slide
P.E. & Health
3, 4, 5
Title – Cha-Cha Dribble
By – Robert Buskett
Primary Subject – Health / Physical Education
Grade Level – 3-5
Name of activity: Cha-Cha Dribble
Purpose of activity: students will work on dribbling skills while following directions and also listening to music
Materials Needed: CD of the Cha-Cha Slide, one basketball
Activity: Students will dance the Cha-Cha slide according to its directions and add the dribble of the basketball with the number of “stomps” and right or left as prompted upon cue. For example:
Right foot, two stomps
- ” = right foot two stomps and right hand two dribbles.
How low can you go?
- ” = How low can you dribble?
- ” = alternate right hand/left hand dribble.
Everybody clap your hands
- ” = bounce and clap before catching the ball.
Students can assess one another by checking if each one is properly following directions according to the music.
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