Grade: Elementary
Subject: Phys Ed

#3900. Volleyball Skill Development

Phys Ed, level: Elementary
Posted Thu Feb 8 18:48:57 PST 2007 by Carolyn C. Baird (
Clemson Elementary School, Clemson, SC
Materials Required: Balloons, beach balls, and volleyballs
Activity Time: 45 minutes
Concepts Taught: Overhead Pass

Daily Lesson Plan
Volleyball Skill Development

Teacher Name: Carolyn Baird

Subject: Physical Education (South Carolina) Class Periods: 4th and 5th Grades Date: 1/16/07

Daily Review:
X Prior Learning
X Objective
X Thinking Skills
0 _________ Academic Objectives:
∑ Students will learn history of the game of Volleyball
∑ Students will learn and demonstrate proper technique of the Overhead Pass
1.1, 1.2, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 3.1, 4.1, 4.4, 5.2, 5.3, 6.1, 6.2, 6.3, 7.1, 7.4

∑ Lesson Introduction: Relate history of the sport of Volleyball

∑ Instructional Process (Place Internet activity within lesson structure.)
Activity #1: Introduce history of the sport of Volleyball. Find out what the students know about the organization and playing of the game. Notes: Keep in short. Involve the students.
Activity #2: Introduce the Overhead Pass. Teach the correct position. Toss and practice the Overhead Pass to self 1x and catch. Increase to 2x, then 3x, and then continuously. Notes: May use balloons, beach balls or volleyballs for those with very low skill level. Change activity often to keep interest. Emphasize control.
Activity #3: Toss ball to partner and catch returned Overhead Pass. Increase to 2x, the 3x and then continuously. Notes: Set distance limits. Have students change partners. Be sure to review cue words and have students repeat them.
Activity #4: Practice Overhead Pass over a net. Notes: May use yarn stretched across the gym for a quick net set up and to make larger area for practicing.
Activity #5: Notes:

∑ Homework or extension activity: Practice "Overhead Pass" at home by yourself or with a partner. Suggest you use a balloon, beach ball, or volleyball.

∑ Assessment/Reflection: Visual assessment by teacher
Peer assessment - ability to use overhead pass to target
May use Internet to have students look up history, organization of the game and definitions of key words.

Targeted Practices (Check and make notes as desired.)
X Assessment - Visual check by instructor and peer target check
X Cooperative Learning - Practicing with a partner
X Learning Styles - visual, auditory, and tactile
0 Multiple Intelligences
0 Technology/Internet
0 Cross Curricula Lesson ( Subjects: )
0 Other _______________________________________