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Soccer? Football? Which is it? Well, most of the world calls it football except those from the United States. This game has certainly evolved from its beginnings 2,000 years ago. This PowerPoint starts out with a bit of history and goes through the skills and rules of playing the game of soccer. It is definitely worth using this presentation to teach about soccer.
Here is the sixth in a 10-lesson series on soccer. It takes a look at the role of gender in the sport of soccer. In general, are boys’ sports and girls’ sports equal? Are men’s sports and women’s sports equal? Is there equality in soccer? Are boys better soccer players than girls? What about women playing soccer in other countries? These questions should pose for lively discussion! The main assignment for this lesson is to go to the computer lab and write a paper based on the articles the class has previously brought in on women playing soccer. Hopefully the discussion fires them up to be able to write persuasively and infuse some of their thoughts from the discussion into their paper.
Physical Education Unit Plan: Soccer has nine lessons to follow this one. These lessons focus on skills and social issues related to the sport of soccer. The skills lessons seem to be assume that the learners already have some basic soccer skills and are ready to the next level. Lesson one includes terms like pull backs, inside cuts, outside cuts, and cruyff turns which are fakes that the class will be practicing during this lesson. There are resource links that are connected to videos showing some of the skills in this lesson as well as the next lesson. Pick and choose what works for your classes.
PE unit plan: soccer – has 10 lessons. These Lesson four of this soccer unit focuses on passing and receiving the ball. Learners will practice passing a soccer ball, first directly to a partner, and then progressively to open spaces toward which other players are running. There are several drills in this plan that are scaffolded in such a way as to really develop passing and receiving skills.
Here is part five of 10 soccer lessons, this one focusing on passing and receiving. Open this session with a video of professional soccer players executing a beautiful give-and-go passing situation which leads to a score! It doesn’t get any better than that! After the video, set up some drills to have your players practice passing, receiving, and trying a give-and-go situation. A homework assignment can be given to find an article on women who soccer.
Lesson 10 in this soccer unit has the players practicing their dribbling skills before embarking on their mini games. Practice dribbling with the inside of the foot, the outside of the foot, dominant foot, nondominant foot, different speeds, and changing directions. Then there is some passing practice, and finally the mini games. There are several different configurations for the mini games. Check it out!
Triple Pin Soccer promises to be a fast paced, high action game, especially if there is more than one ball in play. The players have an opportunity to score in three different goals while protecting their own. Looks like it's going to be a high scoring activity! Tip: Don't let teams gang up on one team to eliminate them.
Fifth graders examine and practice the proper techniques for dribbling a soccer ball around four cones. They show both speed proficiency and ball control. They complete a warm up activity before becoming active in the soccer activities. They are assessed through teacher observation and receive appropriate feedback.
Students practice kicking skills. For this soccer physical education lesson, students play a game in which they take turns kicking a ball with team mates in an attempt to get the ball into a hoola hoop. Students tally their scores on a score sheet and add up the number of kicks when finished with 9 "holes" of soccer golf.
A great non-calculation problem that lets your math minds explore without the pressure of the right answer. Your learners will have to compare boys and girls playing soccer and jump rope during recess. How many more boys than girls are playing soccer? For every boy, how many girls are jumping rope? Have a class discussion and record the answers, try sentences and ratio relationships.
Present terms used in the game of soccer using this engaging presentation. It introduces and defines terms with regard to positions, kick off, corner kicks, and throw-ins. It also reviews techniques and teaching cues for a few of the basic skills of the game. You will also find that there are some great pictures showing pertinent soccer skills.