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FIELD EVENTS – LONG JUMP

TITLE: NOTE OF LESSON ON PHYSICAL AND HEALTH EDUCATION

SUBJECT: PHYSICAL AND HEALTH EDUCATION

TERM: FIRST TERM

THEME: ATHLETICS (FIELD EVENTS)

WEEK: WEEK 4

CLASS: PRIMARY 5

DURATION: 40 MINUTES

TOPIC: FIELD EVENTS – LONG JUMP

UNITS:

  • Athletics
  • The basic skills of approach
  • Field event long jump

PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES

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

  • Athletics
  • Field event long jump
  • phases in long jump

TEACHING AND LEARNING MATERIALS

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

TEACHING AND LEARNING METHODS

  • Explanation
  • Discussion
  • Questions and answers

REFERENCE MATERIALS

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

ENTRY BEHAVIOUR/ PREVIOUS LESSON: The students knows what are rhythmic activities.

WORD FILE:  athletic, competitive, horizontal, possible.          

                              CONTENT

                                   ATHLETICS HISTORY

Athletics  started during the time of the early men when they were forced to run, jump, climb trees and mountains, throw sticks and stones, swim, dance,  and wrestle in order to obtain their foods, or to protect their lives which were in dangers from enemy forces. It is a competitive sport.

                               LONG JUMP

Long jump is a field event in athletic.  It is a competition that involves jumping as far as possible from a running start. It involves carrying the body upward and forward through the air so as to cover horizontal distance on ground.it is a speed events which ends with a high jump.

THE BASIC SKILLS OR PHASES IN LONG JUMP

  1. The approach or  run -up
  2. The take off
  3. The fight
  4. The  landing
  5. The recovery

        THE RUN UP

It is the distance where the long jumper covers before take –off. The distance is between 20 and 25 metres.

The jumper to do the following during the run up phase:

  • Lean forward.
  • Build up his/her speed.
  • Take off without reducing his/her speed.

THE TAKE – OFF

This is when the long jumper pushes hard with the take – off leg against the take – off board or ground to lift the body into the air for the jump.

The jumper do the following during the take- off phase:

  • Hit the take – off board very hard with the ball of the foot.
  • Push the hips forward to carry the body forward.

                  THE FLIGHT

It is the phase when the long jumper is in the air.

The jumper do the following during the Flight phase:

  1. Brings the non take-off leg forward.
  2. Swings arms upward to increase the upward lift of the body.

LANDING

This is when the long jumper hits the ground of the jumping pit. The landing pit contains sand for soft landing.

The jumper do the following during the Landing phase

  • Extend both legs forward.
  • Bring the arms over the head forward.
  • Bend the knees gently as you hit the ground.
  • Keep the head low and thrust the trunk forward and fall forward.

RECOVERY PHASE

In this last phase, the long jumper should stand up and walk forward to the end of the pit r the side of the pit beyond his/her landing point.

INSTRUCTIONAL PROCEDURE

  • The Teacher revises the previous lesson (RHYTHMIC ACTIVITIES).
  • The Teacher introduces the topic (FIELD EVENTS – LONG JUMP).
  • The Teacher explains the lessons.

LEARNERS ACTIVITIES

  • Learners participate in the class discussion
  • Learners practice long jump

EVALUATIVE ACTIVITIES

Teacher ask the learners to:

  • What is a long jump.
  • Mention the phases in the long jump.

CONCLUSION: the teacher summarize the lesson.

PREVIOUS LESSON: RHYTHMIC ACTIVITIES AND EXPLANATION OF RHYTHMIC ACTIVITY

NEXT LESSON: FIELD EVENTS – HIGH JUMP

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