Participate in Running High Fives demonstrating cooperative skills, running, and jumping skills.
Participate in a Parachute Fitness Activities to improve aerobic endurance, strength, muscular endurance, and flexibility.
Play Team Handball demonstrating knowledge of the rules of the game, good sportsmanship and skills taught during the unit.
NATIONAL STANDARDS: 1-5
Introductory Activity (2-3 Minutes)
Running High Fives
Students use a locomotor movement (run, skip, slide, gallop) to move around. When whistle is blown, students run to a partner and jump in air and give each other a “high five” and then continue moving until whistle is blown again.
Scattered formation in area marked off by cones.
Alternate locomotor movements.
Fitness Development (8-12 Minutes)
Parachute Fitness Activities
16 Runs clockwise 16 Runs counterclockwise 16 Jumps to center 16 Jumps back 8 count lift overhead 8 count lower to toes 4 count lift 4 count lower
Repeat all, but increase difficulty by holding chute overhead on CW run Release on last lift.
After the aerobic movements above have been learned, stop the music, and insert the exercises below.
Toe Touches: Lift chute taut to chin. Bend forward and touch grip to toes. Hold taut to chin.
Curl Ups: Curl-up, bend knees, lie back, extend legs. Repeat 16 times. Hold Parachute sitting position in a circle. Curl up, bent knees. Extended legs under chute and lie on back.
Dorsal Lifts: Prone position with head toward chute with arms straight and the chest taut. Lift arms and chest and hold for 4 counts.
Sitting Leg Lift: Sit with legs under chute; on signal lift a leg off ground for 6 to 10 seconds. Try to keep leg straight. Alternate legs. Try a variation: Side leg lefts. Lie on side. Lift top leg and lower.
“Run left” “Run right” “Jump to center!” “Jump back and tighten chute!” “Lift overhead!” (8 Counts.) “Lower to toes” “Again!” “Up! Down!” “Hold overhead and run left!” (32 Counts.) “Hold at waist and run right!” “Lift overhead!” (16 Counts.) “Lower to toes!” “Lift & Release!”
Use music that has a strong easy to hear rhythm
Lesson Focus and Game (15-20 Minutes)
Play Team Handball
Create Round Robin Tournament Set-Up
Evaluation/Review and Cheer
Review rules of Team Handball and skills that you observed need to be improved.