Track Events – Meaning of 4 x 100m Relay Race | Basic Skills/Techniques Involved in Relay Race Primary 4 (Basic 4) – Physical and Health Education

Last Updated on August 12, 2021 by Alabi M. S.

 

PHYSICAL AND HEALTH EDUCATION

BASIC SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

FIRST TERM 

WEEK 6

PRIMARY 4

THEME – TRACK AND FIELD EVENTS

PREVIOUS LESSON – Meaning of Middle Distance Race | Types of Middle Distance Race | Basic Skills Involved in Middle Distance Race Primary 4 (Basic 4) – Physical and Health Education

 

TOPIC – 4 X 100 RELAY RACES 

 

LEARNING AREA

1. Introductory Activities

2. Meaning of 4 x 100m Relay Race

3. Basic Skills/Techniques Involved in Relay Race

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 be able to –

1. mention the techniques in relay races;

2. list the techniques in relay races;

3. grip the baton correctly;

4. perform run-up, baton exchange and take-off.

 

ENTRY BEHAVIOR

Relay race is the final event of annual school inter house sport.

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

1. charts

2.baton

3. video clips

4. books, the track

5. shoes (spike)

6. whistle/starting gun

7. board

8. 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

WikiHow

 

CONTENT OF THE LESSON

LESSON 1 – INTRODUCTORY QUESTIONS 

ACTIVITY 1

Teacher’s Activities – Ask the pupils,

1. describe middle distance.

2. mention two (2) types of middle distance race.

3. state and demonstrate the starting command of the middle distance race.

Pupil’s Activities – Middle distance is…..

Teacher’s remark – Give a great cheer for response to questions. Based on the pupils responses, revise the lesson on middle distance race and the basic skills involved.

 

ACTIVITY 2 

Teacher’s Activities – Display four batons for the pupils to identify, mention and describe what is used for.

 

Pupil’s Activities – This is a baton. It is….

Teacher’s remark – Correct. Baton is a short stick or tube passed from runner to runner in a relay race. Discuss and summary the meaning of relay race on the board.

 

MEANING OF RELAY RACE

A relay race is an event where four runners run a set of equal distance with a baton, which is passed on to the next runner.

In athletics, the two standard relays are the 4 x 100 meter relay and the 4 x 400 meter relay.

 

MEANING OF 4 x 100 RELAY RACE 

The 4 x 100 relay, also called the 400 metres relay, is a sprint relay with four runners.

Each runner runs approximately 100 meters before handing off a baton to the next runner.

 

LESSON 2 – INTRODUCTORY ACTIVITIES

ACTIVITY 1

Teacher’s Activities – Organize the pupils into two or more groups to take part in relay race based on their understanding.

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

 

Teacher’s remark – You have done a great job. A relay race is a teamwork. Each member of the team need to have the basic skills required for his/her to b successful. Discuss and demonstrate the basic skills/techniques in relay race.

 

BASIC SKILLS/TECHNIQUES IN RELAY RACE

1. The Baton Grip

2. The Take Off

3. The Run Up and Visual Exchange

4. The Finish Line

 

ACTIVITY 2 

Take pupils back to their class in orderly manner, summary each of the skills demonstrated on the field.

 

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 of relay races.

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

3. Demonstrates the skills involved in relay races.

 

Pupil’s Activities – Practice the skills relay races.

4. Supervises the pupil’s demonstration.

5. Summary of the key points 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.

 

NEXT LESSON

 

LESSON EVALUATION

Ask pupils to:

1. Describe 4 x 100 relay race.

2. mention 4 techniques of relay races.

3. Demonstrate the basic skills involved in 4 x 100 relay race:

  • The baton grip
  • The take off
  • The run up and visual exchange
  • The finish line

 

 

WORKBOOK

WEEKLY ASSESSMENT (TEST)

1. ________ is a short stick or tube passed from runner to runner in a relay race.

A. plastic

 

B. Baton

C. Iron

 

2. A relay race consists ________ runners.

A. Four

B. 4

C. A and B

 

3. In a relay race, ________ passed from one runner to another.

A. baton

B. plastic

C. wood

 

4. 4 x 100 relay, also called the ________ relay.

A. 100 m

B. 200 m

C. 400 m

 

5. ________ is a sprint relay with four runners.

A. Relay race

B. Long race

C. Short race

 

6. In relay race, each member runs ________ distance.

 

A. equal

B. unequal

C. different

 

7. In relay race, each runner runs approximately ________ before handing off a baton to the next runner.

A. 400 m

B. 200 m

C. 100 m

 

8. There are ________ types of baton exchange.

A. 2

B. 3

C. 4

 

9. ________ and ________ are types of baton exchange.

A. Visual and non visual exchanges

B. Visual and non visual baton grips

C. Visual and non visual runners

 

10. Traditionally, ________ is the final track meet.

A. short distance race

B. middle distance race

C. relay race