[Phys Ed] [Grades 3-8] Football Unit Theme Activities

[Phys Ed] [Grades 3-8] Football Unit Theme Activities
[Phys Ed] [Grades 3-8] Football Unit Theme Activities
[Phys Ed] [Grades 3-8] Football Unit Theme Activities
[Phys Ed] [Grades 3-8] Football Unit Theme Activities
[Phys Ed] [Grades 3-8] Football Unit Theme Activities
[Phys Ed] [Grades 3-8] Football Unit Theme Activities
[Phys Ed] [Grades 3-8] Football Unit Theme Activities
[Phys Ed] [Grades 3-8] Football Unit Theme Activities
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[Phys Ed] [Grades 3-8] Football Unit Theme Activities <3-5>

INCLUDES: Comprehensive bundle of Football Activities for Grades 3 through 8 - Physical Education

UNIT: FOOTBALL GRADES 3-5 THEME: COORDINATION

Learning Focus -

This unit will introduce the team sport of Football as a tool for reaching our Long-term learning targets in the theme of Coordination.

C.3.1 I can perform activity specific skills. C.3.2 I can use equipment with purpose and control. C.3.3 I can move with purpose in defined boundaries. C.35.4 I can demonstrate movement concepts. CA.35.1 I can cooperate with others to achieve a common goal.

Supporting Learning Targets

Outcomes: Skills/Concepts

Instructional Approach

Instructional Considerations

Grade 3

I can reach for the ball and bring it in when catching a pass.

I can hold a football with the laces on my fingers.

I can follow the rules of an activity/game to the best of my ability.

I can kick a football off a tee toward a target.

I can throw a football toward a target.

I can participate in a lead up game according to the rules.

Grade 4

I can throw to a target using the correct form.

I can throw and catch with a partner utilizing safe spacing.

I can describe the right way to passing, catching, punting, and kicking a football

I can use offense and defense strategies in a”keep away” type game.

I can accept decisions for rule infractions in a game situation.

I can participate in a lead up game according to the rules.

Grade 5

I can move to an open space to receive a pass.

I can pass to an open teammate.

I can hand off the ball to a runningback using the correct technique.

I can pull the flag off a runner with the ball.

I can throw a leading pass to a moving teammate.

I can participate in a lead up game according to the rules.

SKILLS

· Passing

· Catching (stationary and moving)

· Punting

· Hand off

· Place Kick

CONCEPTS

· Teamwork & Communication

· Offensive and Defensive Positions and Strategies

· Rules Understanding (Line of scrimmage, off sides, touchdown)

· Force (kicking and throwing)

· Faking a hand off to deceive opponents

Cues:

Passing – Fingers on the laces, side to target, ball by ear, Point, step, throw

Catching/receiving: Look at ball, reach and relax, hands on ball ,”give”, bring it in

Punting: Ready, Leap/step, reach out, drop and punt, follow through

Place Kick: Ready, approach, leap, plant, kick ,follow through

Hand off: Hold ball two hands near end, place in carriers mid-section, release

Football Resources

Skill Development

· Passing lanes

· Three person passing

· Relays

· Throw for points

· Capture the football

· Flag FB Tag

Lead-Up Games

· Ultimate football

· 2 on 2 football

· End Zone

· 5 Passes

· 10 Catches

· 4 Down FB

Vocabulary

· Pass, Communication, Defense, Offense, Accuracy, Quarterback, Lineman, Runningback, Interception, Incomplete Pass, Receiver, Hand-off, place kick, Punt, Fake

Guiding questions

· Is it better to make a number of short passes that are easier to complete, or one long pass that risks being incomplete?

· How do you hold a football when throwing?

· How does the release point and follow through affect the flight of a ball?

· What are the skill cues for a Punt?

· What do I need do when catching a football?

Social-Emotional Learning

· Accepting defeat

Total Pages
10 pages
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