This full lesson plan is another way to use bowling in the classroom without taking away from the sport. It's a great way to see how creative the students are building different patterns and shapes. It's also a lesson that runs itself once the students get started. The skill of rolling and the sportsmanship of the unit are still incorporated into the lesson but with a different twist so the students don't get bored with it. This activity is great to challenge the students at any age level. The following objectives will be covered:
Given the rules and safety for the classroom for the Pattern Bowling Activity, the students will be able to utilize safety and responsibility by accepting responsibility when following all directions and classroom rules for the entire introduction to bowling activity lesson.
Given a “Muscle of the Month” wall of knowledge and a teacher question and answer session, the students will be able to recall the muscle of the month on by reciting the reasons for strengthening the quadriceps and the fitness activities one can perform to strengthen the quadriceps during the entire informational session.
Given a nutrition wall of knowledge and a teacher question and answer session, the students will be able to identify the five nutrients that are essential to their health and the serving size they should be getting of each nutrient during every meal by reciting the nutrients located on the “MyPlate” and the serving size of each nutrient with 100% accuracy.
Given a model demonstration, music, personal space and a group for the warm-up activity “Quad Mixer”, the students will be able to make use of different stationary exercises that cover the muscle of the month by performing a mixture of teacher guided exercises for the entire warm-up session.
Given a visual aid and a teacher question and answer session, the students will be able to identify the key terminology of bowling by reciting the meaning of a strike, spare and turkey and listing the number of the pins in the correct order with 100% accuracy.
Given a model demonstration, a group of three to four students, personal space, a numbered bowling lane and music for the “Pattern Bowling” bowling activity, the students will be able to make use of bowling fundamental movements and spelling skills by performing the 4 step progression to executing a successful bowl during the entire activity session.
This full lesson plan has a warm-up, pictures and transitions so that you can move through the lesson smoothly.