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Partner Pass Tag


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Partner Pass Tag

  1. 1. The following Physical Education Activity is brought to you by the CATCH Texas Staff. Let us know what you think! Activity Name Grade Level Skill Themes Movement Concepts Partner Pass Tag 3-5 throwing & catching speed chasing, fleeing, dodging time, force Texas Essential Knowledge & Skills: 3.1C, 3.1J, 3.2B, 3.4A, 3.4C, 3.5A, 3.7A-C 4.1K, 4.2A, 4.3E, 4.4D, 4,5A, 4.7A-B 5.2A, 5.2D, 5.4C, 5.5A, 5.7A-C Learning Outcomes – The student will: throw and catch using a variety of different throwing patterns. practice chasing, fleeing & dodging skills. Student Expectations: 1. Use body control when chasing or fleeing. 2. Work cooperatively with a partner throwing and catching. Prerequisites: Moving quickly and stopping on a designated spot/line without bumping into others or falling down. Resources & Materials Needed: 1 beanbag for every 2 students Description: Designate two parallel lines approximately 25 yards apart. The length of the lines will depend on the class size. Students work in pairs. Each student stands on one line directly across from their partner. Have students meet in the middle and begin tossing the beanbag back and forth. On signal, the student with the beanbag attempts to run back to their line while their partner attempts to tag them. CATCH Texas 7320 N. Mopac, Suite 204 · Austin, TX 78731 · 866-346-6163 (toll free) · 512-346-6802 (fax)
  2. 2. Further Content Development: Pass a basketball, soccer ball or hockey puck. The student with the object at the chase signal must dribble the equipment back to their safe line while their partner attempts to tag. Modify the number of times students are required to dribble the ball on top of the poly-spot. Practice a variety of different throwing patterns, i.e., overhand, sidearm, etc. Coordinate CATCH: Holler out GO Foods while the students pass (apples, carrots, pears, etc.). A SLOW or WHOA Food (pizza, ice cream), becomes the chase signal. Math Practice: have students count in multiples as they throw back and forth. Challenge students to chase and flee using a variety of different locomotor patterns, skipping, bear walking, hoping, etc. When Teaching: 1. Initially, have the students practice moving to their safe line. Gradually increase the speed of movement as skill level increases (power walk, skip, slow jog, etc). 2. Emphasize proper techniques for throwing and catching. Adaptations: 1. Wheelchair students can hold the ball on their lap and push their chair themselves to a poly spot (or have a peer push) and bounce the ball on top of the poly spot. 2. Adjust the distance to flee or chase depending on individual level of movement capacity. Diagram: CATCH Texas 7320 N. Mopac, Suite 204 · Austin, TX 78731 · 866-346-6163 (toll free) · 512-346-6802 (fax)