This lesson plan is basic and just gives the teacher a guideline where to begin with the activities. If you are unfamiliar with some of the skills you may have to look them up. Overall, it's a good lesson that has worked with several special populations (based on how you present it and your personality). Enjoy this free download and check out the others for help on where to start. This lesson plan helps develop the balance, body control, and spacial awareness of the students at any age level. It can be modified for any classroom. It doesn't require a lot of equipment and in fact; you can do this lesson without equipment. It works on movement patterns, shapes, and body awareness. The following skills involved are the following: Demo. An understanding of the basic rules & instructions of the class and other classes by listening and following directions.
2.) Demo. The ability to perform tumbling skills with or without assistance to the best of their ability.
3.) Demo. the ability to use hand-eye coordination, gross motor coordination, agility, speed, quickness, bilateral movements, foot-eye coordination, and other basic movement patterns in class.
5.) Perform skills, activities, and fitness components with little or no assistance during the class period.
6.) Participate in all or most activities while learning to basic rules of sportsmanship, teamwork, and cooperation with the other students in the class. -
- It's a great lesson to help introduce tumbling and gymnastics at the most basic level.