Author:
Special Olympics Indiana
Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Activity/Lab, Lesson Plan
Level:
Lower Primary, Upper Primary
Grade:
K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
Tags:
  • Community Influence
  • Epic
  • Erskine
  • Inclusion
    License:
    Creative Commons Attribution
    Language:
    English

    Modified Field Day

    Modified Field Day

    Overview

    In this lesson, students will work together in a least restrictive environment to promote friendship and collaboration.

    Lesson Overview

    Introduction

    In this lesson, students will work together in a least restrictive environment to promote friendship and collaboration.

    Grades K – 5

    Themes

    • Inclusion
    • Empathy
    • Leadership

    Objectives

    During this lesson, students will:

    • Promote inclusion within activities
    • Discuss what it means to be a good sport
    • Demonstrate gross and fine motor skills 

    Essential Questioning

    Students should be able to answer these questions by the end of this lesson:

    • Refer to the book and discuss the importance of being nice. What does it mean to be nice and why is it important?
    • Discuss how you would feel if you were left out of a game. 
    • How does it make you feel when you help others?
    • Why is it important to include others?

    Indiana Academic Standards

    *Based on kindergarten standards, but standards for K–5 are similar; vary in difficulty as students get older.
    1.1.1.A

    • Performs mature patterns in locomotor skills (jog, run, jump, hop, gallop, and slide).

    1.1.2.A

    • Demonstrates two of the five critical elements for jumping and landing in a horizontal and vertical plane using 2-foot take-offs and landings.

    1.1.4.A

    • Performs mature patterns in non-locomotor skills (such as bend, twist, turn, sway, stretch) in an exploratory and stable environment.

    1.1.5.A

    • Maintains stillness on different bases of support with different body shapes.

    1.1.6.A

    • Transfers weight from one body part to another in personal space (such as in dance and gymnastics environments).

    1.1.7.A

    • Throws underhand with different sizes and types of objects in a developing pattern.

    1.1.9.A

    • Catches a soft object from a self-toss before it bounces.

    1.1.11.A

    • Demonstrates an emerging pattern while approaching a stationary ball and passing or kicking it forward.

    1.2.1.A

    • Moves in personal space and general space in response to designated beats/rhythms.

    Standard 4

    • The physically literate individual exhibits responsible personal and social behavior that respects self and others.

    1.4.1.A

    • Accepts personal responsibility by using equipment and space appropriately.

    1.4.1.B

    • Follows the rules and protocols of the learning environment.

    Download the attached PDF document for complete lesson materials. There are also two additional PowerPoint files that include activity materials. 

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