Lesson Plan : Football Toss and Catch

Teacher Name:
 Ms. Didier
Grade:
 Grade 7-8
Subject:
 PE and Health

Topic:
 Football
Content:
 Throwing/ Catching/ endurance requirements/ offense and defense strategies
Goals:
 Students will understand the game of football and the physical requirements needed to play in recreational football games or activities.
Objectives:
 Students will be able to: Identify the purpose of offense and defense Understand why throwing is important in football Practice proper catching skills learned in class Work together to complete a common goal
Materials:
 Footballs/cones/pennies/score boards
Introduction:
 Warm up with squads Spiral throwing/Catching
Development:
 Throw balls to designated target (have students throw balls/Peer instruction)
Practice:
 Students will line up with their squads If room allows and equipment have students partner with a squad member. Students can also stay in their squad lines and pass the football down the line to other squads (5-6 balls needed)
Accommodations:
 Students who are unable to participate fully in this activity can work in their squad line. Students can use a modified throw or catch depending on their level. A softer ball will appeal to these students.
Checking For Understanding:
 Ask students were they are suppose to hold a football to throw it. Ask student what they have learned. Get feedback from students about their interest level in football, or past history.
Closure:
 Congratulate the students on their succeeds. Excuse class to locker room after explaining tomorrow's lesson will build off of today's.
Evaluation:
 Observation Informal and formal

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