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Softball Block Plan

2 WEEK UNIT

This unit has been specifically designed to meet all components of the SHAPE America National Standards for Physical Education.

Week #1

Week #1

Introductory Activity

Fitness

Lesson Focus

Closing Activity

Monday

Rooster Hop Drill

Squad Leader Exercises

Catching & Throwing Rules

Frisbee Around Nine

Tuesday

Mirror Drill in Place

Astronaut Exercises

Throwing and Catching Practice

Pepper

Wednesday

Flash Drill

Squad Leader Exercises

Batting, Throwing & Catching

Five Hundred

Thursday

Coffee Grinder Square

Astronaut Exercises

Catching & Base Running

Two Pitch Softball

Friday

Pacman

Squad Leader Exercises

Bunting

In a Pickle

Week #2

Week #2

Introductory Activity

Fitness

Lesson Focus

Closing Activity

Monday

Builders/ Destroyers

Four Corners Fitness

Infield Short Play

Over-the-Line Softball

Tuesday

Move, Stop, Pivot

Jump and Jog Fitness

Easy Does It Grounders

Work-up

Wednesday

Frozen Tag with Variation

Four Corners Fitness

Swing It

Speedy Softball

Thursday

Move and Perform Stretch

Jump and Jog Fitness

Play Softball

Friday

Marking

Four Corners Fitness

Play Softball

Unit Objectives:

The student will:

  1. Participate in Squad Leader Exercises, Astronaut Exercises, Four Corners Exercises, and Jump and Jog using form demonstrated by the instructor to improve fitness.
  2. Participate in the Rooster Hop Drill, Flash Drill, Coffee Grinder Square, Move and Perform a Stretch, and Pacman to improve agility and demonstrate cooperation with peers.
  3. Play Frisbee Softball, Two Pitch Softball, Frisbee Around Nine, and Speedy Softball demonstrating sportsmanship and cooperation.
  4. Play Softball following regulation rules and demonstrating skills demonstrated by the instructor during the unit.

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