PHYSICAL EDUCATION-8TH GRADE STANDARD 1-Students demonstrate the motor skills and movement patterns neededto perform a variety of physical activities. 1.3 Demonstrate basic offensive and defensive skills and strategies in team physical activities.
Communication and Critical Thinking: Students will be put into football teams of 7 or 8. They will discuss together and create strategies to use offensively and defensively for their teams to use during football team play. These strategies will be practiced together as a team. They must use critical thinking to create strategies and communicate with each other to come up with the best strategies possible and to make sure each player is where they need to be and doing what they need to do.
The teams will use their strategies in game play.They will continue to communicate and make changes as needed throughout the game.