Swimming | Basic Skills in Swimming Primary 1 (Basic 1) and Primary 2 (Basic 2 )

Last Updated on January 8, 2021 by Alabi M. S.

 

PHYSICAL AND HEALTH EDUCATION 

BASIC SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

SECOND TERM

WEEK 5 | PRIMARY 1

WEEK 6 | PRIMARY 2

THEME – UNDERSTANDING BASIC SIMPLE MACHINE 

 PREVIOUS LESSON –

 

TOPIC – BASIC SKILLS OF SWIMMING 

 

LEARNING AREA

1. Introductory Activities

2. Meaning of Swimming

3. Basic Skills in Swimming

4. Lesson Evaluation and Weekly Assessment (Test)

 

PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES

By the end of the lesson, the pupils should have attained the following objectives (cognitive, affective and psychomotor) and should be able to –

1. mention basic styles in swimming.

2. demonstrate basic skills in swimming.

 

ENTRY BEHAVIOUR

Swimming pool

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

1. Swimming pool

2. Whistle

3. Swimming trunk

 

METHOD OF TEACHING

Choose a suitable and appropriate methods for the lessons.

Note – Irrespective of choosing methods of teaching, always introduce an activities that will arouse pupil’s interest or lead them to the lessons. 

 

REFERENCE MATERIALS

Scheme of Work

9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum

Course Book

All Relevant Material

Online Information

 

WRITING INSTRUCTION 

Copy as I write or draw as I write. This instruction should be given when you need the pupils to write or draw.

 

CONTENT OF THE LESSON  

LESSON 1 – INTRODUCTORY ACTIVITIES 

Teacher’s Activities – Display chart showing swimming pool for the pupils to identify and discuss its uses.

Pupil’s response – This is swimming pool. It is used for swimming.

Teacher’s remark – Swimming pool is used for swimming for fun and sports. Give a great for quick response.

Ask the pupils to describe swimming. Participate in the description and summary the it on the board.

 

On board, copy as I write.

MEANING OF SWIMMING

Swimming is the movement using arms and legs to float inside the water.

People swim for sports or fun.

 

 

Swimming takes place in swimming pools or open water – in a sea or lake.

 

BASIC SKILLS FOR BEGINNERS

Swimming skills at this stage are preliminary –

1. Coming in and out of the water.

2. Adjusting to the water.

3. Breathing

4. Floating

5. Face down floating

6. Surface dive

 

LESSON 2 – LESSON EVALUATION AND WEEKLY ASSESSMENT (TEST)

As stated in the performance objectives or lesson evaluation. 

 

PRESENTATION

To deliver the lesson, the teacher adopts the following steps:

1. To introduce the lesson, the teacher revises the previous lesson. Based on this, he/she asks the pupils some questions;

2. Lead pupils to explain what is swimming.

 

 

Pupil’s Activities – Follow the teacher’s lead to explain swimming.

3. List and discuss the basic swimming styles.

Pupil’s Activities – Active participation in the class discussion.

4. Summarizes the lesson on the board.

Pupil’s Activities – Copy as the teacher writes.

 

CONCLUSION

To conclude the lesson for the week, the teacher revises the entire lesson and links it to the following week’s lesson.

 

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LESSON EVALUATION 

Ask pupils to –

mention the preliminary skill of swimming.

 

 

WORKBOOK – WEEKLY ASSESSMENT (TEST)

ATTEMPT ALL THE QUESTIONS

 

 

1. _______________ is movement of the entire body through the water.

A. Swimming

B. Bathing

C. Washing

 

2. People swim for _______________.

A. sports

B. fun

C. sports and fun.

 

3. _______________ takes place in swimming pools or open water.

A. Bathing

 

 

B. Swimming

C. Washing

 

4. Swimming for sports and games take place in _______________.

A. swimming

B. pool

C. swimming pool

 

5. Swimming for fun take place in _______________.

A. swimming pool or bathroom

B. swimming pool or outdoor

C. swimming pool or open water

 

 

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