Cones for obstacle course for fitness, goals, & field area
1 Lacrosse stick and ball per student
Music for Continuity Exercises Fitness
1 Jump rope per student
Colored pinnies for teams
Cones to mark goal areas around the field
Goalie masks/softball catcher’s mask and chest protection
The student will:
Demonstrate agility, quickness and cooperation while participating in the Running Weave Drill during Fitness.
Demonstrate goaltending skills during the Lesson Focus using skills demonstrated by the instructor.
Demonstrate dodging skills during the Lesson Focus using skills demonstrated by the instructor.
Participate in the Cradling Relays demonstrating cradling, quickness, safety and cooperation during the Game portion of class.
NATIONAL STANDARDS: 1 – 5
Introductory Activity (2-3 Minutes)
Running Weave Drill
Students run through the maze of obstacles with a regular running stride. Once students learn the maze rearrange the obstacles to create a new challenge.
Use Whistle Mixer to create groups of 5. Set up one obstacle course for each group using cones, spots, and small hurdles. Use different locomotor movements to challenge students such as a shuffle step, carioca step or skipping.
Fitness Development (8-12 Minutes)
Rope jumping—forward / 25 seconds
Double Crab Kick / 30 seconds
Rope jumping—backward / 25 seconds
Knee Touch Curl-Up / 30 seconds
Jump and turn body / 25 seconds
Push-Ups / 30 seconds
Rocker Step / 25 seconds
Bend and Twist / 30 seconds
Swing -Step forward / 25 seconds
Side Flex / 30 seconds
Free jumping / 25 seconds
Relax and stretch for a short time.
Use music segments (25 seconds) alternated with silence segments (30 seconds). When the music is playing, students jump rope; when silence occurs, students do a flexibility and strength development exercise.
Exercises can be done in two-count fashion. Exercises are done when the leader says “Ready.” The class answers “One-two” and performs a repetition.
Allow students to adjust the workload to their level. This implies resting if the rope jumping is too strenuous.
Lesson Focus (15-20 Minutes)
Goaltending Explain the role of the goalie. Demonstrate using short shuffle steps in an arc 3’ from the goal mouth.
Use Task Sheet #6 – Shooting towards Goal Explain and demonstrate skill Explain use of Task Sheet to practice skill
Dodging While Holding Ball Demonstrate dodging skills
TEACHING HINTS: Goalie is to stop the ball from making a goal. Goalie moves in an arc about 3’ from the goal mouth to decrease the shooting angle for the offensive player.
Make groups of 4 for Task Sheet work. Identify students as Doer, Observer, Hoop Holder, Retriever. Have Task Sheets on clip boards with pencils. Identify area at which students will practice.
Use Back-to-Back to create groups of 2. Use 1 ball per two students. Practice Dodging and evading partner.
Explain rules of game and give handout to study for exam.