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- Motor Skills and Movement
- Damaris M., Teacher
- Downey, CA
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Students explore the human body by participating in physical activities. In this physical education lesson, students demonstrate their physical prowess and motor skills by performing tasks such as climbing and rope tying. Students collaborate in small groups to accomplish the physical tasks and discuss their favorite part about the activities after they are finished.
Fourth graders control their body while demonstrating to the class non-loco motor, loco-motor skills, and movement concepts through the construction of two or three pathways using a number of different materials provided. They execute different skills they might have forgotten.
Students compare and their performance of a series of tasks using their thumb and fingers to their performance of the same tasks without the use of their thumb. The class discussion that follows the activity defines and discusses the role of fine and gross motor skills and speculates on the role of the opposable thumb in primate evolution.
Students practice controlling their motion and reflexes by participating in different motor skill activities. In this physical education lesson, students utilize bean bags and hula hoops to help create flexibility and coordination in their body. Students complete these physical activities with the help of their classmates.