Rather than seeing who can run the fastest, students see who has learned the most about measuring their pace
|Objectives||This game will help students get a sense for pacing and for their current ability.|
National Standards for Physical Education (NASPE)
New York State Education Department (NYSED)
|Prerequisite||First conduct Animal Run and Out and Back to introduce the concept of pacing.|
|Time Required||20 minutes|
|Materials||Stopwatch or watch with a second hand, cones to mark the course as needed, clipboard, roster, and pen|
What to watch for:
Direction cues to share with students:
Note: Only give a student one direction cue at a time. You can also comment on aspects of the students' running form, but the primary focus is on their pacing.
When you've completed "What Is My Time?" 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.