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This running/throwing/catching game will make students eager to “Clean Up Your Room”
P.E. & Health
K, 2, 1
Title – Clean up your Room
By – Mike Feaster
Primary Subject – Health / Physical Education
Grade Level – K-2
National Standard 1-6
NJ Core Curriculum Standard 2.5
I. Performance Objectives
- A. Psychomotor — After this activity, students will have practiced their skills of running, throwing, and catching and be evaluated by the teacher.
- B. Cognitive — After this activity, students will have learned the rules to the game Clean up your Room. After the lesson is over, students will be evaluated by taking a short quiz worth a total of 100 points.
- C. Social — By the end of this activity, students will have learned how to work together with one another to clean up their side of the court and win the game.
II. Material or Equipment
- A. Lesson Plan
- B. Whistle
- C. Watch
- D. 30 Fleece Balls
III. Diverse Students:
- No students in the class have special needs
- A. Introduction – Today we will be playing “Clean up your Room”. We will be running around a lot today so let’s all make sure we have a really good warm up.
- B. Warm-ups
- 1. Jumping Jacks
- 2. Running in Place
- 3. Push-ups
- 4. Squat Jumps
C. Activity (Explanation) – Clean up your Room
- 1. We will separate the class in half.
- 2. Each side will spread out on their half of the court.
- 3. The fleece balls will all be lined up on the half court basketball line and the students will line up on the end line. When the whistle blows they will run to half court and grab the balls.
- 4. For two minutes, each player will try to clean up their room by throwing the fleece balls on the other team’s side of the court.
- 5. After two minutes, the whistle will blow and the students will stop and sit down.
- 6. Every ball inside the regulation basketball court is worth 1 point, any ball outside of the lines of the basketball court is worth 2 points.
- 7. Teams will go through this game three times and the final score will be tallied.
- 8. The team with the lowest score wins
- 1. I hope that everyone enjoyed the game we just played. Can anyone tell me what some of the skills that we used in order to play this game? I hope everyone has a good day. Thank you!!!
- 1. Psychomotor Teacher Evaluation
- 2. Cognitive Quiz (Game Rules)
V. References used (none)
- 1. Was my lesson planned well?
- 2. What could I have done to make it better?
- 3. Did the students understand the game?
- 4. Were all of the students actively participating?
- 5. Were all my students involved?
- 6. Was anyone left out?
- 1. Were the students trying to catch the ball with both hands together?
- 2. Were the students throwing the ball with proper form?
- 1. How do you clean up your room?
- 2. What do the fleece balls represent in this game?
- 3. What do you do when the whistle blows?
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