Subject: Eye-Hand Coordination
1. Topic-
Ball Handling Skills
2. Content-
Lead-up Activities for baseball, basketball & volleyball, Self tossing, partner toss, underhand, overhand, throw, catch, bounce, passing
3. Goals: Aims/Outcomes-
1.Students will be able to toss & catch a softball size nerf ball with one hand, then both 3-5 consecutive times
2.Students will be able to bounce the ball to the floor and catch it underhanded with one hand or both
3.Students will be able to toss the ball underhanded to the wall and catch it before and/or after the bounce.
4. Objectives-
1. Students will demonstrate competency in many movement forms and proficiency in a few movement forms
2. Students will apply movement concepts and principles to the learning and development of motor skills.
5. Materials and Aids-
nerf balls - 20-24, poly spots, markers
6. Procedures/Methods-

A. Introduction-

1.Who can name a sport and tell me what it is?
2. What kinds of things must the players of a sport do?
3. What do these sports have in common? What is the same about them?

B. Development-

1. Basic skills in each (football,soccer, basketball)
2.Common terms - passing, catching,dribbling, kicking
3.Demononstrate techniques

C. Practice-

1.Issue a ball to each student and have them practice low tossing ball from hand to hand,
2.Have students then toss ball into the air 3-5 ft and catch with one or both hands
3.Have students bounce the ball to the floor and catch it underhand as it drops, and overhand with fingers up while above the head.
4. Have students underhand toss ball to wall and catch on or before the bounce.

D. Independent Practice-

1. Have students count 10-15 successful catches before going to next skill.
2. Have students pair up and practice tossing and catching with a partner.
3. Have partners sit when they have completed each task.

E. Accommodations (Differentiated Instruction)-

1. Kindergarten may sit and roll or low bounce the ball with partners
2. Wheel-chaired students will have a buddy to retrieve dropped balls and partner with for teams.

F. Checking for understanding-

1. What can you do to keep from dropping the ball?
2. How can you help your partner catch the ball better?

G. Closure-

1. Have students with balls walk to return them to the basket and line up while partner goes directly to line.
2. If time permits, the circle '# call game' may be played or teacher toss and students line up after catching and returning ball to teacher in center of circle.

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