By pretending to be different members of the animal kingdom, kids see how it feels to run at different paces
|Objectives||Students learn how it feels to run at different speeds by mimicking different animals' speeds. They build endurance and start to learn to control their pace as they play the game.|
National Standards for Physical Education (NASPE)
New York State Education Department (NYSED)
|Time Required||20 minutes|
|Materials||Cones to mark your running course (optional)|
What to watch for:
Direction cues to share with students:
Note: Only give a student one direction at a time.
After the activity, talk to the students about their experience. Here are some questions to consider asking:
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.