PHYSICAL AND HEALTH EDUCATION
THEME – FIELD EVENTS
PREVIOUS LESSON –
TOPIC – FOOTBALL
By the end of the lesson, the pupils should have attained the following objectives (cognitive, affective and psychomotor) and be able to mention the position of players on the football field.
The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:
- Course books
- Video clips
- Stop watch
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.
- Scheme of Work
- 9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum
- Course Book – Compendium Physical and Health Education for basic 6. Theory of Football Practice.
- All Relevant Material
- Online Information
CONTENT OF THE LESSON
The game of football is played by 22 players of 11 players on each side. It is a game that requires a lot of skills and strategies.
The aim of football game is to play the ball into the opponent’s goal net as stipulated in the rules and regulations.
Football is not an expensive game and it is played, enjoyed by children and adults.
POSITION OF THE PLAYERS ON THE FIELDS
Each Football team has 11 players and among these players, 1 is a goalkeeper. Be it the offensive or defensive team, the player’s responsibility is to score a goal for the team and stop the opposing team from scoring a goal.
Following diagram shows various positions of the players on a football field.
A list of player positions and their responsibilities is also provided.
Goalkeeper − The main aim of a goalkeeper is to stop the opposing team from scoring a goal. The goalkeeper is restricted to the rectangular penalty area which is 18 yards away from the goal and he is the only player in the game who is allowed to use his hands to stop the ball.
Defenders − The defenders are positioned in front of the goalkeeper and their aim is to stop the opposing team from entering into their goal area.
Outside fullback − They play on the left and right flanks and see that the ball doesn’t pass over them. They rarely move from their positions.
Central Defenders − They are positioned in the center of the field and are supposed to cover the leading goal scorer of the opposition’s team.
Midfielders − They are the link between the defenders and attackers. They need to be fit and physically very strong than other players on the field as they are the players who run maximum time of the game all around the field. Their responsibility is to enter the opposing team’s area and see that they defend them when the opposing team retains the ball.
Forwards − Their main aim is to score goals or to create an easy situation for their teammates to score a goal.
Center Forward − The most tactful, dangerous and strong player of the game. They are also called strikers. Strikers are basically the leading goal scorers in the game.
Ref – TutorialsPoint.com
- To deliver the lesson, the teacher adopts the following steps:
- To introduce the lesson, the teacher revises the previous lesson. Based on this, he/she asks the pupils some questions;
- Explains position of players on the field;
- Pupil’s Activities – Listen to the teacher’s explanation; Play football.
- Supervises pupil’s activities.
- Note taking.
- To conclude the lesson for the week, the teacher revises the entire lesson and links it to the following week’s lesson.
Pupils to –
Mention 5 position of players on the football field.
State the role of the 3 players mentioned above.
Draw a football pitch. 2 marks