#2755. Football 101

Phys Ed, level: Middle
Posted Mon Dec 9 09:43:09 PST 2002 by Jamel Harris (jamel-harris@utulsa.edu).
University of Tulsa, Tulsa, Ok
Materials Required: a football
Activity Time: 9 weeks

Football 101

Essential Questions
1. How big is a football field?
2. What are penalties in football?
3. How does one throw a football?
4. What is offense?

5. What is the proper way to tackle?
6. What is defense?


DESIGN OF COURSE
THIS COURSE IS FOR HIGH SHOOL PHYSICAL EDUCATION STUDENTS WITH AN INTEREST OF UNDERSTANDING THE GAME OF FOOTBALL.

THIS COURSE IS DESIGNED TO GIVE THE NON- ATHLETE AN IDEA OF WHAT GOES ON THE FIELD.

THIS COURSE IS DESIGNED FOR A CLASS SIZE OF APPOXIMATELY 50 STUDENTS.

THIS COURSE IS DESIGNED FOR A 9 WEEK BLOCK SCHELDULE THAT MEETS FOR AN HOUR AND A HALF, TWO DAYS A WEEK.


UNIT QUESTIONS

What are the dimensions of a football field?
How many yards are assessed on a penalty?
Who typically throws the football?
What are the names of the positions?
How many players are on the field at a time?
What is essential to playing defense or offense?


ASSESSMENT
The students understanding will be assessed through a written exam, as well as a presentation.

DAILY PLAN


WEEKS 1 AND 2 ARE IN THE CLASSROOM.
WEEK 1- (DAY 1) DISCUSS DIMENSIONS OF A FOOTBALL FIELD. (DAY 2) DISCUSS THE POSITIONS AND JOBS THE PLAYERS PERFORM.
WEEK 2- RULES AND PENALTIES


DAILY PLAN

WEEKS 3 8 ARE ON THE FOOTBALL FIELD TO PERFORM DRILLS.

WEEK 3- QB DRILLS
WEEK 4- RB DRILLS
WEEK 5- LB DRILLS
WEEK 6- DB DRILLS
WEEK 7 AND 8- SPEED BALL

WEEK 9- (DAY 1) WRITTEN TEST (DAY 2) PRESENTATIONS