Physical Fitness – Meaning and Components of Physical Fitness (Primary 3)

 

 

PHYSICAL AND HEALTH EDUCATION

BASIC SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

FIRST TERM  

WEEK 4

PRIMARY 3

THEME – BASIC MOVEMENTS 

PREVIOUS LESSON – Fundamental Movement Patterns (Primary 3)

TOPIC – MOVING OUR BODY PARTS 

LEARNING AREA

1. Introductory Activities

2. Meaning of Physical Fitness

3. Components of Physical Fitness

 

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. name the components of physical fitness.

2. demonstrate each of physical fitness.

 

ENTRY BEHAVIOUR

Exercises

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

1. Playground

2. Necessary equipment

 

 

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

1. Scheme of Work

2. 9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum

3. Course Book

4. All Relevant Material

5. Online Information – Physical and Health Education (Primary 3)

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CONTENT OF THE LESSON  

INTRODUCTORY ACTIVITIES 

Teacher’s/Pupil’s Activities – Leads the pupils to perform exercises such as sit up, carry of weight, 50 – 100 metres race, sergeant jump, press up, etc. Assign each of pupils to a group of components of physical fitness.

 

 

For example –

Carrying of weight and press up will put some pupils in STRENGTH and ENDURANCE under the components of physical fitness.

Sit up – FLEXIBILITY and ENDURANCE

100 metres race – SPEED

 

MEANING OF PHYSICAL FITNESS 

Teacher’s/Pupil’s Discussion based on their physical fitness.

Physical fitness is the state of health and well-being of a person.

It is the ability to perform a certain sports, occupations and daily activities.

 

COMPONENTS OF PHYSICAL FITNESS

Teacher’s/Pupil’s Activities – Based on the physical fitness, note each group on the cardboard with pupil’s name.

1. Flexibility – Michael, Segun, Seun, etc.

2. Endurance

3. Strength

4. Agility

5. Balance

 

 

6. Coordination

7. Power

8. Time

9. Speed

 

WORKBOOK – WEEKLY ASSESSMENT 

First Term Workbook – Weekly Assessment for Physical and Health Education (Primary 3)

 

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. Demonstrates physical fitness activities to achieve each components.

Pupil’s Activities – Demonstrate physical fitness activities to achieve each components.

3. Lists and explains the components of physical fitness.

Pupil’s Activities – Listen to the teacher’s explanation.

4. Summarizes important points on the board.

Pupil’s Activities – Copy the board summary.

 

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:

1. demonstrates at least four physical fitness components to achieve –

  • endurance,
  • strength,
  • flexibility, etc.

 

2. Lists and explains the components of physical fitness.

 

 

 

 

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