Lesson Plan : Moving in General Space

Teacher Name:
 Grade 1
 PE and Health

 Parachute Activities
 Warm up with exercises. Discuss and demonstrate proper handling of a parachute. TLW develop listening skills and the ability to follow instructions in sequence during a activity.
  TLW develop movement control for safe participation in activities. TLW demonstrate movement control to purposely move in different ways in a large group without bumping into others and/or falling down
 Learn a new game from the SPARK curriculum called Chute Shapes, Move and Groove and Changing Places while using a parachute.
 4 cones(boundaries), music 30’ parachute, 20 bean bags Foam balls,
 Teacher will explain and demonstrate how to handle parachute. Explain tossing and catching skills and how these will be applied to the parachute activities.
  Rules to participating in parachute activities: Parachute Introduction. We will use overhand grip for most of our activities. Palms down for handling chute There will be 1 large parachute for “Chute Shapes. The activity starts with students using overhand grip and we will “Shake, Rattle, and Roll to become familiar with using the chute. Students will be given directions raise parachute above their head and lower the parachute when told to do so. When students hear “down” they will slowly pull the chute down to the floor in front of them to create a Low Dome. Students will repeat activity to see how large they can make a low dome. “ Move and Groove” Students will hold chute with their “R” hand and be ready to move in a large circle. Walk slowly at a medium level Turn, change hands, and walk in the other direction. Jog slowly then skip slowly. Continue changing locomotor skills.
 Students will begin playing Chute Shapes and Move and Groove. After the first activity with the chute, the teacher will answer any questions or provide further explanation and/or demonstration as needed
 Teacher continue to modify for special students
Checking For Understanding:
 Teacher asked question after each activity
  Were there other dynamics going on at the same time? Who can demonstrate a good throw and catch?
 Children had fun

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