Physical Fitness Enhancement Activities Primary 5 and Primary 6 Term 2 Week 6 Physical and Health Education

 

PHYSICAL AND HEALTH EDUCATION

BASIC SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

SECOND TERM

WEEK 6

PRIMARY 5 AND PRIMARY 6 

THEME: PHYSICAL FITNESS AND BODY CONDITIONING PROGRAMMES 

PREVIOUS LESSON – The Concept and Components of Physical Fitness Primary 5 and Primary 6 Term 2 Week 5 Physical and Health Education

 

TOPIC: FITNESS ENHANCEMENT ACTIVITIES 

 

LEARNING AREA 

1. Introduction

2. Meaning of Physical Fitness

3. Maintaining Physical Fitness

4. Benefits of Fitness Enhancement

5. Lesson Evaluation and Weekly Assessment (Test)

 

 

PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES

By the end of the lesson, most of the pupils should have attained the following objectives –

1. explain what physical fitness means.

2. mention activities for fitness enhancement activities.

3. demonstrate the fitness enhancement activities mentioned in 2.

4. investigate the benefits of fitness enhancement activities.

 

 

ENTRY BEHAVIOR

The pupils can identify and demonstrate some of the fitness enhancement activities.

 

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

1. Video clip

2. Charts

3. Mats

4. Benches

5. Pull up bars

6. Track

8. Stop watch, etc.

 

 

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

 

 

CONTENT OF THE LESSON 

LESSON 1 – 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.

Fitness enhancement is any physical exercise that improve the physical abilities and quality of life by increasing strength, flexibility, balance, improving body image, mood, etc.

 

FITNESS ENHANCEMENT ACTIVITIES 

The fitness enhancement activities are as follows:

1. 50 metres shuttle run

2. Jogging

3. Sit and reach

4. Frog jump

5. V sit

6. Squat jump

7. Carrying of weights

8. Sit up

9. Sergeant jump

10. Press up

11. Broad jump

12. Straight knee toe touch

13. Beam walk

14. Standing on one foot

 

 

LESSON 2 – BENEFITS OF FITNESS ENHANCEMENT ACTIVITIES

The benefits of fitness enhancement activities are as follows:

1. It improves the quality life.

2. It controls body weight.

3. It improves the quality of body image and mood.

4. It boosts energy.

5. It improves your quality of sleep.

6. It reduces blood pressure and improves heart health.

7. It improves joint pain and stiffness.

8. It maintains muscle strength and balance.

9. It helps to prevent and manage health conditions and diseases such as stroke, metabolic syndrome, high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, depression, anxiety, different types of cancer, arthritis, falls, etc.

10. It increase life span.

 

 

LESSON 3 – PERFORMING PHYSICAL FITNESS ENHANCEMENT ACTIVITIES

Teacher organizes pupils in group or pair and leads them to perform each of the fitness enhancement activities mentioned in lesson 1 for 5 minutes each.

 

 

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. Teacher organizes pupils in groups or pairs depending on the size of the class.

3. Teacher displays chart showing different fitness enhancement activities.

4. Teacher asks pupils to identify and describe the each of the activity.

Pupil’s Activities – Identify and describe each of the activities on the chart.

5. Teacher calls the groups or pairs to come out to demonstrate two or more of the fitness enhancement activities.

Pupil’s Activities – Each group or pair demonstrates two or more fitness enhancement activities as shown on the chart.

6. Teacher uses the chart and pupil’s responses to introduce the lesson.

Pupil’s Activities – Pay attention to the lesson introduction to understand the concept of the lesson.

7. Teacher leads a discussion on the fitness enhancement and its benefits.

Pupil’s Activities – State the benefits of fitness enhancement activities.

8. Teacher leads pupils to perform five (5) minutes fitness enhancement for each activity.

Pupil’s Activities – Participate activity in the indoor or outdoor fitness enhancement activities.

9. Summarizes the lesson on the board with appropriate lesson evaluation.

Pupil’s Activities – Participate actively in the summary of the lesson by responding correctly to the questions and write as instructed.

 

 

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

Teacher asks pupils to:

1. explain the meaning of fitness enhancement.

2. mention 5 physical fitness enhancement activities.

3. perform any 5 physical fitness enhancement activities.

4. state 5 benefits of physical fitness enhancement activities.   

 

 

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