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Students compete in modified biathlon, floor hockey, luge, and figure skating station events here
P.E. & Health
3, 4, 5, 6
Title – Winter Olympics
By – Charlie Iacono
Primary Subject – Health / Physical Education
Grade Level – 3-6
# of students – 50
National Standards: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6
NJ Core Curriculum Standard: 2.5, 2.6
I. Performance Objectives:
- A. Psychomotor – BTEOTL SWBAT perform the skills needed while participating in several different winter Olympic game stations, to the best of their ability, while being evaluated through observation by the teacher.
- B. Cognitive – BTEOTL SWBAT recognize the different winter Olympic game stations through individual trials and will be evaluated by the teacher through a verbal quiz.
- C. Affective – BTEOTL SWBAT enjoy participating in the traditional winter Olympic events where enjoyment will be based on enthusiastic participation and will continue to strive for improvement.
II. Materials and Equipment
- A. Lesson plan
- B. Pack of paper plates
- C. Stack of cones
- D. Music
- E. 15 scooters
- F. Tape
- G. Stereo/ microphone
- H. 2 hula hoops
- I. 12 hockey sticks
- J. Bucket of tennis balls
III. Diverse Students – there are no diverse students in this class period.
IV. Procedure – Time/MIA
- A. Dress – make sure students have proper footwear on. 1 M
- B. Roll Call, Announcements 1 M
- C. Warm-ups 5 A
- 1. Stretching – legs and arms
- 2. Arm Circles
- 3. Jumping Jacks
- 4. Rocket Jumps
- 5. Partner Dynamic Warm-ups – all students line up on end line
- 6. Partner 1 jogs to the half court and back, then partner 2 goes.
- 7. Repeat process for jogging, skipping, backpedaling, high knees, butt kicks, and bunny hops
(After warm ups students will report to center circle of the gym for introduction and instruction on the 4 different Olympic events that will be taking place.)
- D. Review – no review, new activities
- E. New Skill/Activity – Olympic Events 20 A
- 1. Introduction – The past week and a half, an important event has been on television known as the Olympic Games. They occur every four years. This year’s winter Olympics are held in ________. We will be participating in a few modified Olympic Games today in class.
- 2. Explanation and Demonstration – Olympic Games
- a) Students will be divided up into 10-12 students in 4 different groups (one for each station)
- b) I will explain and demonstrate the activity and rules to each station while students are in the center of the gym
- c) Students in each group will get about 5 minutes at each station before they rotate to the next station
3. Drill/Activity/ Practice – Olympic Event Stations
- 1) Biathlon
- a) Students will speed skate around in a circle using paper plates
- b) A hula hoop will be taped on each side of the wall
- c) A bucket of balls will be at each end of the circle
- d) When the students round the corner, they will skate by; pick up a ball and try and throw it through the hoop while skating
- e) Students will continue laps and see how many times they make it through the hoop
2) Floor Hockey Challenge
- a) Students will pair up with a partner
- b) Partner 1 will weave in and out of 5 cones then take a shot on goal (in between 2 cones)
- c) Partner 1 then retrieves ball and brings the stick and ball to partner 2 who will then do the same thing
- d) Students see how many shots they make on goal while successfully weaving through the cones
- a) Students will pair up with a partner
- b) Partner 1 will push partner 2 and weave in and out of 5 cones then turn around and come straight back
- c) Partners then switch roles and continue
4) Figure Skating Chain Tag
- a) Students must skate around on paper plates within the boundaries
- b) One student will volunteer to be “IT”
- c) The student that’s “it” must skate around and tag another student
- d) When they tag someone, they hold hands with that student and now both become “it” also and go after more students
- e) One you get tagged you become part of the chain
- (After completion of the rotation the students will report to the center circle for closure)
4. Formations (Will be drawn up)
- 5. Transition
- 1) Students gather around center circle of the gym for closure.
- F. Strategy
- a. Biathlon – keep feet on plates, small quick strides, aim at your target
- b. Floor Hockey Challenge – take your time, keep ball close to your body
- c. Luge – stay balanced on the scooter
- d. Figure Skating Tag – look for ways to trap other students using the boundaries
- G. Rules 4 M
- a. Biathlon – keep your hands to yourself; do not throw the ball at another student, one ball at a time, students skating in 1 direction (clockwise)
- b. Floor Hockey Challenge – 1 partner at a time, keep stick and all shots below waist
- c. Luge – do not run into other students
- d. Figure Skating Tag – keep your hands to yourself
- H. Game Situation
- 1) Students must stay in their appropriate boundaries until I let them know to rotate stations after about 5-6 minutes
- I. Closure 3 M
- 1. Review Olympic events for the day. Tell the class what positives that occurred during the lesson and some things that could be worked on. What they should work on for next class. Ask if anyone has any questions on today’s lesson. Let them know they will be playing a real game next class. Make any other special announcements needed.
- J. Dress – make sure student’s return proper footwear if borrowed. 1 M
- A. Psychomotor – BTEOTL the students should be able to perform the basic skills needed to participate in several different winter Olympic game stations. Students should perform to the best of their ability, while being evaluated through observation by the teacher.
- B. Cognitive – BTEOTL students should be able to recognize the different winter Olympic game stations through individual trials and will be evaluated by the teacher through a verbal quiz.
- C. Affective – BTEOTL students may express positive feelings while participating in the traditional winter Olympic events where enjoyment will be based on enthusiastic participation and will continue to strive for improvement.
www.pecentral.com VI. Evaluation
- a) Did I meet class objectives?
- b) How was the class control?
- c) Is this a lifetime fitness activity?
- d) What changes should I make for next time?
- e) Were all students participating during most of the lesson?
- f) How was my voice projection?
- g) Was my lesson creative?
- h) Did students have fun?
- i) Was the material age level appropriate?
- j) Did students understand my direction?
- Verbal Quiz
- 1. What 4 winter Olympic events did we cover today?
- 2. Where is this year’s winter Olympics held?
- 3. How often do the Olympics occur?
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