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This presentation is set up to teach the rules of softball play in a PE class. It is very thorough and goes over all facets of playing the game for fun, while following the rules of the game. Using this presentation for class engagement is a great idea.
7th - 12th Physical Education 3 Views 12 Downloads
Adapted Physical Education Lesson Plan Ideas: Softball Skills
Interested in Special Olympics? Looking for an adapted PE lesson for throwing and batting? Here's a lesson based on the rules from Special Olympics for throwing and batting a softball. The rules are included in the lesson plan and they help to define the set-up of the skill drills.
3rd - 6th Physical Education 18 Views 41 Downloads
Softball - Team Sports 2
This softball presentation is incredibly complete in introducing all the basic components of the game. It has great definitions and pictures to go along with the terms used in the sport. The presentation starts off with a little bit of history about how the game got started and moves right in to explaining the vocabulary of softball: pitching, positions, batting, and fielding to name a few.
6th - 12th Physical Education 4 Views 17 Downloads
Sixth graders catch and throw balls at all levels high, medium, and low while counting their points up from the balls that they catch. They are asked the skills that they have already explored in softball from the previous class. Students are told that they are going to be playing a game called "Five Dollars.
6th Physical Education 4 Views 8 Downloads
Lesson Plan - Bunting in Softball
Here you will find some great descriptions of how to perform the mechanics of the four different bunts used in softball. Not only does it have all the proper mechanics, but it also has an explanation for the reasoning behind the use of each one of the bunts and the best time to use that bunt.
7th - 12th Physical Education 3 Views 2 Downloads
2 Ball Bop
Students observe and demonstrate striking, tossing, and fielding techniques to improve their baseball and softball skills. In small groups they participate in an activity in which a tosser throws two balls to a batter, while the batter needs to quickly determine which ball to strike.
6th - 8th Physical Education 3 Views 7 Downloads
2 Ball Bop
Use this creative activity to get your young athletes moving! Many baseball and softball coaches use this type of skill drill at practice. It improves hand-eye coordination and timing. If you are planning to use it in your PE class, use plastic bats and wiffle balls for safety reasons.
7th - 10th Physical Education 3 Views 10 Downloads
How Far Can You Throw?
Sixth graders take a turn throwing the basketball and softball. They measure the distance in feet and inches between the starting and landing points of the balls. The recorder will record the distance each ball was thrown next to each student's name.
6th Physical Education 3 Views 5 Downloads
What Size Is It Anyway?
A fabulous plan on teaching basic concepts of measurement to young learners. Pupils use nonstandard units to measure length, practice using a ruler and a yardstick, compare the length of two objects, and perform estimations of length. The activities are all clearly described.
K - 1st Math 32 Views 89 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Is Baseball Really Cricket?
Students explore the game of cricket on a video, if possible, and describe their observations. After hey compare baseball, softball, and cricket, students divide into groups to research assigned topics such as the history of cricket, rules of cricket, rules of baseball, and rules of softball, as well as the role of players for each game.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 3 Downloads
The Feature Story
Students analyze a sports feature and write a feature story. In this feature story writing lesson, students classify three types of sports features and read examples of each. Students then work in small groups to write their own feature story.
9th - 11th Language Arts 3 Views 7 Downloads
Teach your young players the basic fundamentals of throwing overhand. Fundamental skills like these can be applied to throwing a baseball, softball, or football Show them proper foot position, weight distribution, and arm position. Discuss throwing for accuracy, as well as throwing for distance.
2nd - 6th Physical Education 6 Views 21 Downloads