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SET INCLUDES 5 MINI-LESSONS: 1. Hand and finger position 2. Straight Arms 3.Timing 4. Proper Contact 5. Follow Through
A mini-Lesson is a perfect way to teach the skill featured in the game you are playing during class each day. The mini-lesson should be brief, feature one element of a skill and be no longer than 10 minutes. This ensures that students are successful at the skill/skill element featured in the game and keeps their attention.
The beauty of the mini-lesson is that it is effective, engaging and brief. The instructor is able to teach a skill without sacrificing the fun game or activity that the students look forward to when coming to PE class
After the 10 minute mini-lesson, the game or activity can be explained and the fun game is then played! For a list of fun games go to:
Ideally, instructors would have multiple consecutive days of instruction to teach for mastery. Due to the various schedules and frequencies that students have PE, adjust the lessons accordingly. I see my students 5 days in a row hence, the 5 mini lessons. Choose the best mini lesson/sequence for your particular schedule.
The following sequence of mini-lessons can be used in a daily sequence or even be combined at interval times as you see students during the year!