1. Topic


2. Content

OAKSPE Modified Softball Rules
Key Vocabulary:
Force Out, Tag Out, Strike Out, Fly Out, Ground Out, Foul Out, "Throw
the Bat" Out, "3 Pitch" Out 


3. Goals: Aims/Outcomes

1. To apply softball rules, body mechanics and strategy to a softball
game.
2. To administer proper etiquette and sportsmanship throughout.



4. Objectives

1. The students will be able to perform and conduct a softball game
by themselves with conflict resolution strategies built into the framework
measured by teacher observation from afar.



5. Materials and Aids

3 bases, 1 homeplate, one Incrediball 9" softball, 2 sizes of bats
for differentiated instruction, left and right handed leather fielding
gloves. 


6. Procedures/Methods

A. Introduction
Today will be the second half and culminating end to a two day softball
game that took place Wednesday 1262011. The captains were to take
copious notes of exactly the situation they left behind on Wed 126.



B. Development
Modeling and demonstration have already been done at this stage
and now the students have to perform the behavior by themselves with
the teacher at one game and observing the other game from a distance
of 40 meters.



C. Practice
1. The teacher will be conducting guided practice at one diamond
as the alltime pitcher, while the other students have independent
practice with the teacher monitoring from a distance.



D. Independent Practice
1.The students at the far field will be conducting the game as independent
practice with minimal teacher interaction to promote autonomy and
responsibility.
2. Furthermore, when a conflict arises, it is the aim of the lesson
for the student captains to resolve the conflict by themselves quickly,
quietly and safely.
3. This is the most advanced stage of the lesson. The students at
the far field must evaluate the outcomes in a fair manner without
the teacher impeding their individual work. 


E. Accommodations (Differentiated Instruction)
1. Some students are afforded more than 3 pitches.
2. Some students are given alternate equipment to better suit their
physical needs.



F. Checking for understanding
1.Feedback is given directly to the students as the game progresses.
2. Students working on their independent practice are complimented
on their autonomy and success.
3. Students who clearly make an error in judgment while performing,
are explained in a nonhumiliating fashion what the correct action
was and how to correct it. 


G. Closure
1. We meet together for a final talk on the scores, if they had
fun and if a conflict arose, did they resolve it quickly, quietly
and safely.


