PHYSICAL AND HEALTH EDUCATION
TOPIC: Track Events (Sprints)
- By the end of the lesson, the pupils should have attained the following objectives (cognitive, affective and psychomotor) and should be able to:
- mention the skills involved in track events;
- list the skills involved in track events;
- perform the take off action;
- perform proper arm action, running and finish.
- The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:
- Whistle or starting gun
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
- All Relevant Material
- Online Information
- Track and events – high jump,
- Track Events – Long Distance Races
- Track Events – Hurdle
- Track Events – 4 x 100m Relay race
- Track Events – 4 x 400 m Race
CONTENT OF THE LESSON
TRACK EVENTS (SPRINTS)
A sprint is a short running race.
In a track and field competition there are generally three different sprint distances:
BASIC TECHNIQUES OF TRACK EVENTS
- Teacher’s/Pupil’s Activities
Take off – The stride is natural and the race is slower than that in the sprints.
The Running – This is the actual running of the race.
The Arm action – The hands are open and swing across the chest.
The Finish – This is the marking – out of the race thereby signifying the end of the race.
- 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 the skills involved in middle distance races;
- Pupil’s Activities – Listen to the teacher and copy from the board.
- Demonstrates the skills involved in middle distance races;
- Pupil’s Activities – Practice all skills as demonstrated by the teacher.
- Observes pupils demonstration and make corrections.
- To conclude the lesson for the week, the teacher revises the entire lesson and links it to the following week’s lesson.
- Mention the skills involved in track events;
- List the skills;
- Perform the skills.