Let’s Move in School: Celebrating Physical Education: Day 1
Grade Level: Upper Elementary
Topic/Unit: Dance to the Cupid Shuffle
Modification(s): Be sure to introduce the steps. Depending on the skill level of the students this may take a visual presentation i.e. using video/projector of YouTube video, or walk through once, or several times. Variations are optional (but easy to do and encouraged).
National Standards and Corresponding Objectives:
Standard 1: Demonstrates competency in motor skills and movement patterns needed to perform a variety of physical activities.
Standard 2: Demonstrates understanding of movement concepts, principles, strategies, and tactics as they apply to the learning and performance of physical activities.
Standard 3: Participates regularly in physical activity.
Standard 6: Values physical activity for health, enjoyment, challenge, self-expression, and/or social interaction.
By the end of the lesson, the student will be able to:
• Dance to the Cupid Shuffle (by hip hop artist Cupid) in a line dance format
NASPE’s goal is to provide guidance in an effort to ensure that every school provides a comprehensive school physical activity program with quality physical education as the foundation so that all youth will develop the knowledge, skills and confidence to be physically active for a lifetime. The overall theme for National Physical Education and Sport Week is “Let’s Move in School, Celebrating Physical Education” while the goal of this upper elementary school lesson is to perform a dance called the Cupid Shuffle.
Lesson: For this lesson you will need a sound system, and the music/song, the Cupid Shuffle (iTunes, YouTube, etc.).
Set-up: A video projector/screen to show a demonstration of the Cupid Shuffle via YouTube
|Time |Warm-Up: As students enter your classroom (gym) have them jog around immediately (or other active routine). After two...
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