P.E. Central Lesson Plan: Clothesline Fitness
Prerequisites:Reading skills and prior knowledge of chosen exercises.
Suggested Grade Level:3-5
Materials Needed:Laundry baskets; rope for clotheslines; clothespins; task cards with pictures of laundry on front; equipment needed to perform chosen activities; music (optional);
Lesson Plan:Description of Idea
Clotheslines and laundry baskets are placed in various areas around the gym. Students are placed into groups of 4-6 and are assigned a clothesline and a basket filled with 10-12 "laundry" task cards. Upon signal each student will choose a card for the group to perform. When the task is complete the student will place the card on the groups clothesline and the next task can be chosen. Students may not continue to the next task until each memeber of the group has completed the current task. When each piece of "laundry" has been placed on the line the laundry is complete.
Author:Felicia Pace who teaches at Heritage Elementary in Waddy, KY. Posted on PEC: 3/22/2003.
This lesson plan was provided courtesy of P.E. Central (www.pecentral.org).
Products for This Lesson: