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

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

INCLUDES: Comprehensive bundle of Volleyball Activities for Grades 3 through 5 - Physical Education

UNIT: Volleyball GRADES:3-5 THEME: Coordination/Team Sports

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

C.35.1 I can perform activity-specific skills. C.35.2 I can use equipment with purpose and control. C.35.3 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

Grades 3 and 4:

I can forearm pass/set a self- tossed lightweight ball to a partner.

I can underhand serve a light weight ball over a net toward a partner.

I can encourage my classmates to underhand serve a lightweight ball correctly.

I can cooperate in small group activities.

I can describle how follow through affects force.

I can accept teacher decisions for rule infractions.

I can describe how to forearm pass, set, and serve a volleyball.

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

Grade 5

I can forearm pass/set a lightweight ball tossed to me back to my partner.

I can underhand serve a ball over a net.

I can control the ball to help my team play offense.

I can rotate to the correct position on the volleyball court.

I can demonstrate good sportsmanship in a variety of low organized games and activities.

I can cooperate with my teammates to play volleyball.

I can accept consequences for rule infractions with a positive response.

I can enjoy interactions with others through physical activity.

I can help a classmate learn to forearm pass.

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

SKILLS

· Underhand serve

· Forearm Pass/Bump

· Overhand Pass/Set

· Rotation

· Drive

CONCEPTS

  • Court Boundaries- in versus out of bounds
  • Controlling the ball
  • Different types of hits (pass, set, and serve)
  • Teamwork
  • Legal versus illegal hits
  • Setting the ball up for teammates
  • Accuracy
  • Rules & Procedures: net violation, foot fault, sideout, positions/areas
  • force

Cues:

Underhand Serve: Ready position, hold ball low, arm back, step and hit, follow contact with palm of hand, limited ball movement prior to hit, body and follow through aimed at target, accurate/consistent execution. Hit ball out of hands, avoid toss.

Overhand pass/Set: Ready, Move under the ball, look at the ball through hands, finger tips contact the ball above head, elbows out, knees bend/extend, follow through up. ball shaped hands, fly like superman.

Forearm Pass/Bump: Ready, move to the ball, thumbs and arms together, lift platform, arms straight (no elbow bend), knees bend/extend, minimal arm swing at the shoulder.

Overhand Drive: Point at and look up at ball, Step and hit, contact with palm, Follow through high.

Student Adaptations

Special Education / DAPE

Use a bigger/lighter/brighter ball, reduce the length of game, lower the net, demonstrate clearly with specific rules, peer partner, SEA assistance, review IEP, allow for multiple hits beyond 3 for each side, allow the ball the bounce, move server closer to the net, allow student to catch and throw ball, hand over hand demonstration, beeping volleyball, hold ball for student to set/serve/spike.

Specific Disability Recommendations

Modification Organizer

· ELL - Picture communications systems, peer assistance, modeling.

Volleyball Resources

Skill Development Activities

· Skill Stations

· Hoop Serve

· Partner Forearm pass and set

· Scrambled Eggs

· Set-A-Shot

Lead-Up Games

· Bump and Run

· Battle Volleyball

· Catch –Em

· Volleyball 4-Square

FITNESS through Unit

Learn flexibility facts in relation to volleyball. Shoulder, hands, wrists, hip, and knee stretches.

Vocabulary

· Volley, Volleyball, Underhand Serve, Forearm Pass, Overhand Pass/set, drive/hit, Rotate, Control, Net violation, Fault, Side out/point, Front row/back row, force, Court, Flexibility and warm up, legal/illegal hit

Guiding questions

· What are the skill cues for performing a forearm pass?

· What are the skill cues for performing an underhand serve?

· What part of you hand is used to do an overhand pass?

· How many hits are allow on each side in a volleyball game?

· What are the important ways to strike a volleyball?

· How many times can you volley the ball with a partner?

· How can I help my classmates learn to play volleyball?

Equipment

Balloons, omnikin, beach balls, trainer volleyballs and foam 8-10” balls are suggested.

Social-Emotional Learning

· I can accept decisions made regarding rule infractions during play.

· I can enjoy interaction with others through physical activity.

Extension into the Home

  • Volley in a open, safe space at home.
  • Play on a MiniVolley Team
  • Play at your park and recreation building, AAU or USVBA traveling teams.

Total Pages
8 pages
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N/A
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