Track Events – 4 x 400 m Relay Race | Basic Skills of Relay Race Primary 6 (Basic 6) – Physical and Health Education

 

PHYSICAL AND HEALTH EDUCATION

BASIC SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

FIRST TERM

WEEK 3

PRIMARY 6

THEME – TRACK AND FIELD EVENTS

PREVIOUS LESSON – Track Events – Long Distance Races – Basic Skills of Long Distance Race – The Benefits of of Running (Primary 6)

 

TOPIC – 4 X 400 METRES RELAY RACES

 

LEARNING AREA 

1. Introductory Activities

2. Meaning 4 x 400 m Relay Race

3. Basic Skills of Relay Race

 

PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES

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

1. describe the 4 x 400 metres relay;

2. mention the skills in relay races;

3. perform the relay skills.

 

ENTRY BEHAVIOR

The pupils do participate in their school’s inter house sport.

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of Charts, Video clips, Track, Shoes (spikes), Whistle/Starting gùn, Baton, Stop watches

 

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 Materials

Online Information – WikiHow

 

CONTENT OF THE LESSON 

LESSON 1 – INTRODUCTION 

MEANING OF 4 x 400 RELAY RACE 

4 × 400 metres relay race is an athletics track event. It consists of four runners in a team.

Each runner runs approximately 400 meters before handing off a baton to the next runner.

Traditionally, it is the final event of a track meet.

 

BASIC SKILLS/TECHNIQUES 

1. Baton

 

2. Take off

3. NON Visual Exchange – left and right exchange

3. Finish

 

LESSON 2 – 4 x 400 FIELD RELAY ACTIVITY 

 

PRESENTATION

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

1. Revises the previous lesson based on the previous lesson or pupil’s knowledge.

2. Displays baton.

3. Lets pupils to identify baton and say what it is used for.

Pupil’s Activities – Identify and describe what baton is.

4. Uses their respond to explain the meaning of baton.

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

5. Take pupils out to demonstrate 4 x 400 relay race.

6. Uses the demonstration to describes 4 x 400 metres relay and its basic skills.

Pupil’s Activities – Participate actively in field demonstration and listen to the teacher’s explanation.

7. Pairs up the pupils to practice baton exchange.

8. Organizes 4 x 400 relay race competition.

9. Supervises the competition.

Pupil’s Activities – Participate actively in the race competition.

 

CONCLUSION

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

 

  • Next Lesson – Track and Field Events – Hurdle Race (Primary 6)

 

LESSON EVALUATION

Ask pupils to – 

1. Describe relay races.

Mention 4 skills in relay races.

2. ____________________________

3. ____________________________

4. ____________________________

5. ____________________________

 

 

PRACTICE EXERCISE

6. Relay Race – boys and girls.

 

 

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