Lesson Plan : Introduction of the Knee

Teacher Name:
 Stephanie McWoodson
Grade:
 Grade 11-12
Subject:
 PE and Health

Topic:
 Review of the Ankle and Lower Leg, Introduction of the Knee
Content:
 Review of the bones, tendons, and ligaments in the anke and lower leg, what injuries can happen and what should be done to treat the injury. Introduction of the Knee- Bones, muscles, ligaments and tendons. Basic movements of the knee-Flexion and Extension
Goals:
 For the students to know what the bones, ligaments, and tendons, and muscles are that support the knee.
Objectives:
 To be able to label or list the anatomical parts of the knee.
Materials:
 Power Point, handouts, worksheet
Introduction:
 After the review of the ankle and lower leg is given, the teacher will begin discussing and explaining the anatomical aspects of the knee. The class will be asked questions to see what they know and do not already know about the material throughout the discussion.
Development:
 Slides will be shown of the knee, along with all of the bones, muscles, ligaments and tendons listed. The students will also be given a handout with examples of the knee so that they can add notes to the pictures for further understanding.
Practice:
 After the discussion the students will be given worksheets to fill out that are about the anatomy of the knee. They will have to begin working by themselves, and after 10 minutes the students will be allowed to partner up and work on their worksheets together. The teacher will walk around to check for students understanding and to make sure they are staying on task.
Checking For Understanding:
 At the end of class, the students answers will be checked together as a class to see what they answered correctly and incorrectly.
Closure:
 The students will be given an exit slip with a random question from todays lesson listed. They must answer the question before they can leave the classroom.
Evaluation:
 The effectiveness of the lesson will be evaluated by the how the students answered the exit slip questions. From here tomorrow's lesson can be changed to make sure the information that was not fully understood can be retaught.
Teacher Reflections:
 From the answers given on the exit slips, the teacher can be evaluated by how much of the information was obtained.

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