1. Topic


2. Content

Alternating Hands
Scarves 


3. Goals: Aims/Outcomes

1. Students are able to use both hands equally.
2. Students advance to use two scarves.
3. Students advance to use three scarves



4. Objectives

1. Students are able to toss and catch the scarves in one hand.
2. Students are able to toss and catch scarves with either hand.
3. Students are able to alternate throwing and catching with each
hand.
4. Students are able to juggle two scarves.
5. If possible students are able to juggle three scarves.
6. If students advance hand two stand side by side and one person
is just the right arm, and one person is just the left arm and have
them juggle three scarves. 


5. Materials and Aids

Clear, open space
Scarves 


6. Procedures/Methods

A. Introduction
1. Ask the class if they know what juggling is.
2. Quickly give a brief demonstration of using two scarves.
3. Demonstrate juggling with three scarves.



B. Development
1. Demonstrate throwing and catching a scarf with the same hand.
2. Demonstrate throwing and catching a scarf with the other hand.
3. Throw a scarf with the right hand and catch it with the left hand.
4. Throw a scarf with the left hand and catch it with the right.
5. Now throw two scarves up at the same time and catch them with the
opposite hand.
6. Now throw the right scarf up first then the left scarf, catch with
the left hand then catch with the left, keep alternating to create
the juggling cycle.
7. Add the third scarf and keep the same technique to successfully
juggle.
8. If still progressing, add partner activities such as mirroring
or each being half of the body. 


C. Practice
1. Make sure the students are able to throw up and catch down with
both hands.
2. Begin alternating hands with two scarves.
3. Begin juggling with three scarves.
4. Begin team exercises such as mirroring. 


D. Independent Practice
1. Have the class demonstrate proficiency with two before moving
on to three.
2. Must demonstrate proficiency with three scarves before moving on
to team activities. 


E. Accommodations (Differentiated Instruction)
1. Have students that are struggling use only two scarves.
2. Have two students stand side by side and one person is just the
left arm, and one is just the right arm and throw up and catch down
with two scarves.



F. Checking for understanding
1. Demonstrate throw up and catch down.
2. Demonstrate alternating hands.
3. Demonstrate proficiency with two scarves.



G. Closure
1. Bring the class together after putting away the scarves and point
out the positives seen in the class. 


7. Evaluation

1. Where they able to throw up and catch down.
2. Where they able to alternate hands.
3. Be able to juggle two scarves.
4. Where they able to juggle three scarves.
5. Did they progress to team activities. 


8. Teacher Reflection

High school students may feel juggling is childish and you have
to get them out of this mindset and get them to look at juggling as
a challenge. Once they begin to get good at on activity, increase
the intensity to keep them engaged but not too much so they quit. 

