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Physical Education Unit Plan

Age Level: Elementary- First grade


Dates: _________________
Lesson

NASPE
Standards
Outcomes
Standard 1

Day1

Standard 3
Day2

Standard 1
Day3

Unit: Parachutes
Resources: Dynamic Physical Education for Elementary School
Children
Specific Objectives

Main Learning Activity

TSW practice many different parachute


techniques that will be used in all if not
most of the activities planned throughout
the entire unit.

Intro to Parachutes
parachute skills
classroom rules
Students will learn
and practice the
rules of the
parachute
Elevator
Big and small
waves
Merry go round
Color tag
Exercise activities
Review rules
Toe toucher
Good morning and
good night
V-sit
Running in place
Elevator
Kite run

TSW perform all five health-related


components during the parachute
activities on day two.

TSW recall the many different parachute


skills during the parachute games on day
three.

Dome activities
Merry go round
with exercise

Assessment
Observation of
parachute skills
Affective- students
will hold up 1-5
fingers on how they
felt about how hard
they worked in class

Cognitive test on
parachute rules and
basic skills
Observation of
participation and
parachute skills
Affective- students
will hold up 1-5
fingers on how they
felt about how hard
they worked in class
Observation of
participation and
parachute skills

Safety Issues
Be aware of
other students
Only do what
you feel
comfortable
doing

Be aware of
other students
Only do what
you feel
comfortable
doing

Be aware of
other students

Physical Education Unit Plan

Standard 1
Day4

Standard 2
Day5

Standard 2
Day6

movements
Color exchange
Punching bag
Tidal wave
Lights out
Mushroom
activities
TSW cooperate together as either one or Activities with
two teams to complete the goal in todays Equipment
parachute games.
Popcorn
Team ball
Circular dribble
Cageball elevator
Poison snake

TSW combine their knowledge they have


learned in the past four day and use it
during the games and activities on day
five.

TSW combine their knowledge they have


learned over days 1-4 and use it during
the games and activities on day six.

Other activities
Tug of war
Mousetrap
Around the world
Space ship
Jaws

Other activities
Soccer
Climb the mountain
Candy wrapper
Rhythms
Ghosts

Affective- students
will hold up 1-5
fingers on how they
felt about how hard
they worked in class

Only do what
you feel
comfortable
doing

Observation of
participation and
cooperation in
parachute game

Be aware of
other students

Affective- students
will hold up 1-5
fingers on how they
felt about how hard
they worked in class
Observation of
participation and
parachute skills
Affective- students
will hold up 1-5
fingers on how they
felt about how hard
they worked in class
Observation of
participation and
parachute skills
Affective- students
will hold up 1-5
fingers on how they
felt about how hard
they worked in class

Only do what
you feel
comfortable
doing

Be aware of
other students
Only do what
you feel
comfortable
doing
Be aware of
other students
Only do what
you feel
comfortable
doing

Physical Education Unit Plan


Standard 2
Day7

Standard 2
Day8

TSW identify each parachute skill as I


demonstrate it in front of the class.

TSW demonstrate each parachute skill


that I ask them to demonstrate.

Free day/review
First half of class, I
will allow my
students to choose
their favorite
activities
Second half we will
review different
techniques and
rules used with
parachute
Assessment on
parachutes
The students will be
assessed on this
day.

Observation of
participation and
knowledge of
parachute skills
Affective- students
will hold up 1-5
fingers on how they
felt about how hard
they worked in class
Psychomotorchecklist of skill
students should be
able to perform at end
of unit.

Be aware of
other students
Only do what
you feel
comfortable
doing

Be aware of
other students
Only do what
you feel
comfortable
doing

Notes:
Research or resources- Parachute activities, Dynamic Physical education for Elementary School Children
Formal and informal assessments- How hard did you work rubric, Parachute rules and skills, Parachute skills test
Adaptation of content or activities for special populations- cue cards with printed pictures, teacher aid, handles that can be strapped
onto child for easier grip.