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BASIC MOVEMENT – GYMNASTICS

SUBJECT: PHYSICAL AND HEALTH EDUCATION

TERM: THIRD TERM

THEME: BASIC MOVEMENT

WEEK: WEEK 2

CLASS: PRIMARY 6

DURATION: 40 MINUTES

TOPIC: GYMNASTICS

UNITS:

  1. BASIC GYMNASTIC ACTIVITIES
  2. FLOOR ACTIVITIES
  3. ACTIVITIES WITH APPARATUS
  4. STUNTS

PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES

At the end of this discussion in this unit, children should be able to know:

  1. List the gymnastic activities that are performed on the floor and those with apparatus
  2. Perform some floor and apparatus activities correctly
  3. Perfume some stunts correctly
  4. Differentiate between stunts, floor or apparatus activities.

TEACHING AND LEARNING MATERIALS

  • Whiteboard/Chalkboard
  • Explanatory posters/pictures
  • Explanatory videos
  • Ladder
  • Rope
  •  

TEACHING AND LEARNING METHODS

  • Explanation
  • Discussion
  • Questions and answers
  • The students will practice some Gymnastic activities using the school Field.

REFERENCE MATERIALS

  • NERDC Basic Education Curriculum.
  • Universal Basic Education  Curriculum (UBE)
  • Lagos State Scheme of Work.
  • Online Materials.
  • Physical and Health Education for Primary Schools

                              CONTENT

 BASIC GYMNASTIC ACTIVITIES

The basic gymnastic activities are:

  1. FLOOR ACTIVITIES
  2. ACTIVITIES WITH APPARATUS
  3. STUNTS

FLOOR ACTIVITIES

Floor activities includes:

  1. Forward roll: the body is made to roll forward like a ball.
  2. Backward roll: the body is made to roll backward like a ball.
  3. Cart wheel: it is performed to imitate the wheel of a cart.

ACTIVITIES WITH APPARATUS

They include:

  • Swinging: it involves moving backward or forward from side to side while hanging from affixed point such as horizontal bar, rope or parallel bars.
  • Vaulting::it involves running for a short distance, a jump and the use of hands in order to clear and obstacle. Vaulting can be Horizontal Astride Vault and Cast Spring
  • Somersaulting: it is an activity in which a person jumps and turns over completely with the feet passing over the head.
  • Climbing: In climbing, the hands are used to lift the bodies and support the weight. Climbing helps build up the arms. Examples are climbing ladders, ropes, uneven bars.

STUNTS

Stunts can be performed either individually or with a partner to develop strength, flexibility and agility of the body. Stunts are groupedinto

  • Single Stunts
  • Partner Stunts

Single stunt

They are performed by individuals. Examples are:

  • Hands stand against wall
  • Handspring: the person will run for a short distance and bring the left foot forward.
  • Squat hand Balance

PARTNER STUNTS

They are performed with a partner:

They include:

  1. Kangaroo March: List is performed to imitate a Kangaroo.
  2. Head stand with support: It is performed by balancing on the head and hands with the feet straight overhead.
  3. Back to Back Toss: one of the partners tosses the other over his back.

PRESENTATION

  • The Teacher revises the previous lesson.
  • The Teacher introduces the topic.
  • The Teacher explains the lessons.

EVALUATIVE ACTIVITIES

  • List three gymnastics activities.
  • List three stunt activities.
  • Discuss the ways of taking drug.

CONCLUSION: the teacher summarize the lesson.

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