Students get funky with their running and then use the skills they've learned to correct their form
|Objectives||This activity promotes body control by having students contrast running movements that are controlled with some that are not. It also promotes specific aspects of good running form.|
National Standards for Physical Education (NASPE)
New York State Education Department (NYSED)
|Prerequisite||This is a great lesson to do after activities like Bang the Drums, Running Tall, and Monster Steps so that students can draw on all the form skills they have learned.|
|Time Required||20 minutes|
What to watch for:
Direction cues to share with students:
Note: Only give a student one direction at a time.
When you've completed Funky Run, talk to your students about their experience with the activity. Here are some sample questions to get you started:
Classrooms are filled with learners who demonstrate a variety of needs and abilities, including ESL students, those with disabilities, and gifted/talented students. Consider these adaptations as you work to modify the lesson for student success.