1. Topic-
Mirror, Mirror
 
2. Content-
Set/Area needed
- Pair students in face-off formation (5 paces apart) in 2 parallel lines; each student with a rope.
- Designate 1 line to be "X;" the other to be "Z."
 
3. Goals: Aims/Outcomes-
1. Individual rope jumping skills
2. Cardiovascular endurance
3. Accepting challenges, cooperation
 
4. Objectives-
Can you mirror your
partner so no one can tell
who is the leader and who
is the follower?

The object is to mirror your partner's movement.
 
5. Materials and Aids-
- 1 individual jump rope per student
- Music and player (optional)
 
6. Procedures/Methods-

Development-

1. The object is to mirror your partner's movement.
2. If you are in the X line, choose a jump rope trick from
those you know, and begin jumping. Your partner
mirrors your movement.
3. On signal (about every 20 seconds), switch leaders and
followers. Now Z leads, and X follows.
4.We'll rotate partners every other round. On my signal,
all in the X line step 1 position to your L.
5. The farthest on the L side runs behind all to the
opposite end. Zs don't move.
6.We'll continue until the signal.
 

Practice-

Challenges:
Can you mirror your
partner so no one can tell
who is the leader and who
is the follower?

Can the leader turn around
slowly and the mirror
follow?
 

Independent Practice-

Cues:
Head up; eyes on your
partner.

Try to synchronize your
jumps. Jump at the same
time!
 

Accommodations (Differentiated Instruction)-

NONE
 

Checking for understanding-

Formative/Informal
 
7. Evaluation-
OBSERVATION
 

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