Participate in the Coffee Grinder Square drill during the Introductory portion of class.
Demonstrate brisk walking/jogging alternated with given exercises during Fitness and using form demonstrated by the instructor.
Play Five-Touch Lacrosse demonstrating, cooperation, knowledge of game rules and skills demonstrated by the instructor.
NATIONAL STANDARDS: 1-5
Introductory Activity (2-3 Minutes)
Coffee Grinder Square
The Coffee Grinder is performed with one arm extended on ground, supporting the body weight, while the feet walk 360 degrees around the arm.
Students start at one corner of the teaching area, run to the next corner, and perform a coffee grinder on the R arm.
Use Whistle Mixer to make 4 groups that will begin at each corner in the room.
On signal, run to next corner.
At next corner, student puts the L arm down and completes a coffee grinder.
Alternate supporting arm at each corner of the square.
Fitness Development (8-12 Minutes)
Students begin with brisk walking. On signal, teacher/student leader direct the class in exercises. Signal students to continue brisk walking/jogging. Again, alternate given exercises with brisk locomotor activities (crab walks, push-ups, curl-ups, partner strength exercises, bear walk, etc.)
Drills are continuous movement activities that combine exercises with walking and jogging.
Select student leaders to direct given exercises on signal.
Lesson Focus and Closing Activity (15-20 Minutes)
Play Five-Touch Lacrosse
Play Lacrosse with the stipulation that five members of a team must touch the ball before a score on goal can be taken.
Give one team pinnies.
Set-up several marked fields in teaching area
Cones can be used to mark perimeters and goal area
Evaluation/Review and Cheer
Which muscles were mainly used during the Coffee Grinder activities?
Which muscles were used during the Astronaut Drills?
Which elements of fitness were also developed during the Astronaut Drills?
State two Lacrosse rules that were important to remember today while playing Five-Touch Lacrosse.
What was the most difficult part of playing the game today?