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P.E. Central Lesson Plan: Two by Two's Fitness Fun
Purpose of Activity:To help improve students muscular strength, while at the same time giving students the opportunity to work together in an attempt to complete a common goal.
Suggested Grade Level:6th and Up
Materials Needed:For a class size of 40 you will need: 4 jump ropes; 20 five pound dumbells; 1 gymnastic mat; a pencil and one copy of the two by two's worksheet for each student; (If you do not have the dumbells; try substituting cut up strips of bike inner tubes);
Lesson Plan:Description of Idea
Provide each student with a copy of the following two by two's worksheet. Listed on the handout are 15 different tasks. While teaming with a new partner for each task each student is to attempt to complete the entire sheet of fitness activities. Each time a task is completed the two partners should sign each others sheet. After the completion of one task the students should find someone new to do a different task with. Add music if you can.
Teacher Focus: Look to make sure they are using the proper form while completing these tasks.
Click here to print the Two by Two's Fitness Worksheet.
Author:Jim Krouscas. Posted on PEC: 9/21/2001.
This lesson plan was provided courtesy of P.E. Central (www.pecentral.org).
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