Athletics – Sprint Race Techniques (Primary 3)

 

 

PHYSICAL AND HEALTH EDUCATION

BASIC SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

FIRST TERM  

WEEK 7

PRIMARY 3

THEME – SPORTS AND GAMES 

PREVIOUS LESSON – Athletics – Sprints – Skill Race and Techniques Involved in Sprint Races (Primary 3)

TOPIC – SPRINT RACES 

LEARNING AREA

1. Introductory Activities

2. Meaning Sprint Races

3. Skills and Techniques Involved in Sprint Races

 

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. describe sprint races.

2. mention the skills involved in track events;

3. list the skills involved in track events;

4. perform the take off action;

5. perform proper arm action, running and finish.

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

charts

Video

Clips

Posters

 

 

Books

shoes

Tracks

Whistle or starting gun

board

 

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 – Physical and Health Education (Primary 3)

 

CONTENT OF THE LESSON

INTRODUCTORY ACTIVITIES 

Teacher’s/Pupil’s Activities – Organizes sprint races competition for demonstrating each basic skills and techniques.

 

 

MEANING OF SPRINT RACE 

A sprint is a short running race.

In a track and field competition there are generally three different sprint distances:

1. 100 m

2. 200 m

3. 400 m

 

BASIC SKILLS AND TECHNIQUES OF SPRINT RACES 

Teacher’s/Pupil’s Activities – Guides the pupils to perform the skills and techniques of sprint races.

1. Take off

The stride is natural and the race is slower than that in the sprints.

 

2. The Running

This is the actual running of the race.

 

3. The Arm action

The hands are open and swing across the chest.

 

4. The Finish

This is the marking – out of the race thereby signifying the end of the race.

 

 

WORKBOOK – WEEKLY ASSESSMENT 

 

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. Explains the skills involved in sprint races;

Pupil’s Activities – Listen to the teacher and copy from the board.

3. Demonstrates the skills involved in middle distance races;

Pupil’s Activities – Practice all skills as demonstrated by the teacher.

4. Observes pupils demonstration and make corrections.

 

CONCLUSION

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

 

LESSON EVALUATION

Pupils to:

mention at least three skills involved in sprint races and high jump.

1. ______________________________

2. ______________________________

3. ______________________________

 

4. perform the skills.

 

 

 

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