Tuesday, January 17, 2012

P.E. Volleyball Serve, Jump Rope Partner Tricks and Tag Game

This week was very special because Mr. Metz, my long term substitute teacher, came to visit!  He will be filling in for me while I am on maternity leave this winter/spring.  Mr. Metz joined us as we participated in the following activities: (similar to last week's agenda)

5th Grade Agenda:
Warm-Up:  Fitness Centers
Skills Practice:  Jump Rope - single rope tricks and partner tricks, Volleyball Underhand Serve Drills
Game:  Freezer (Tag Game)

Kindergarten Agenda:
Warm-Up:  Yoga
Skills:  Jump Rope and Jumping Sticks
Game:  Freezer (Tag Game)

Picture of Mr. Metz demonstrating the underhand serve:

Pictures of Kindergarten Students using Jumping Sticks

5th Grade Jump Rope - Partner Tricks

5th Grade - Volleyball Underhand Serve

Friday, January 13, 2012

P.E. Volleyball, Jump Rope, and Freezer Tag Game

This was our first week back to school after Christmas break.  The 5th graders began their Volleyball and Jump Rope Units.  Below was our agenda for the day and a couple of video clips.

5th Grade Agenda
Warm-Up - Fitness Centers (30 second intervals of activities such as push-ups, leg lifts, jumping hurdles, agility ladder, planks, jumping jacks, etc.)
Skills - Jump Rope (Single Rope Tricks) and Volleyball Underhand Serve
Game - Freezer Tag Game - click this link for directions of how to play.

Kindergarten Agenda
Warm-Up - Yoga Exercises
Skills - Introduced Jump Ropes and Jumping Sticks
Game - Freezer

This video shows a 5th grade students doing the agility ladder during the Fitness Center Warm-Up

This is a video of 5th graders playing "FREEZER"