1. Topic-
Two-Base Baseball
2. Content-
Physical Education/batting, catching, throwing and locomotor (running) skills
3. Goals: Aims/Outcomes-
1.Movement. The student demonstrates competency in fundamental movement patterns and proficiency in a few specialized movement forms; demonstrate changes in speed during straight, curved, and zig zag pathways in dynamic situations.
2.he student understands basic components such as strategies and rules of structured physical activities including, but not limited to, games, sports, dance, and gymnastics; distinguish between compliance and noncompliance with rules and regulations
4. Objectives-
1. After completing this lesson, students will demonstrate the rules of 'two-base baseball
2. After completing this lesson, students will demonstrate batting technique, catching and throwing using a soft-ball sized ball
3. after participating or watching the game of two-base baseball, students will be able to reflect on the interactions among individual, environment and task constraints (see Questions for Gym Activity).
5. Materials and Aids-
For each game: 1 bat, two bases, one hula-hoop. At least two games will be set up
6. Procedures/Methods-

A. Introduction-

1.After playing a game of mat-ball, students will meet in the middle of the court as the teacher reviews the skills and rules for 'Mat-ball' from the previous lesson.
2. The teacher then introduces the game of 'two-base baseball' by sharing the skills necessary (demonstration of skills) going over the rules and making the correlation between Matball and two base baseball

B. Development-

1.Teacher will demonstrate proper batting off a tee, (students can use the tee or have the ball pitched to them) emphasizing that once a ball is hit, student may run to either first or third base
2. The other teammate then comes up to bat, and the base runner must return to home base, as they are next up to bat
3. Defensive players throw the hit ball to a teammate, who is standing in a hoop on the pitcher's mound.
4. Runners are out if they are not on a base when the defensive player who is standing in the hoop catches the ball.
5. After three outs or three runs (whichever comes first) the other team comes up to bat.
6. By changing the number of player per team (grouping), their positions (roganizational patters), and some rules, this new game allows for many more opportunities

C. Practice-

1.Students are divided into three teams of two, and three games will be played for approximately 10 minutes.
2. After the games are played, students will reconvene in the middle of the court to discuss 'constraints' to both Matball and two base baseball.

Accommodations (Differentiated Instruction)-

1.Students who are uncomfortable hitting with a pitcher may use the tee

Checking for understanding-

1.During the game, the teacher will repeatedly ask the students of each 'court' for a score.
2.During game play, teacher will be able to assess batting skills, throwing and catching


1.What skills were demonstrated during the game of 'two base baseball'? How do you score? What three rules in two-base ball are different than 'regular' baseball?
2.Review the 'Gym Lab Activity' questions
7. Evaluation-
Students will complete the "Questions for Gym activity" and hand in on or before last day of the unit.

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