Unit of work PE/ Gymnastics 6 lessons for EYFS/ Reception on theme of positional vocabulary and travel. Each lesson is a step by step guide and includes, unit learning objectives (Key skills), timings, warmup, games, main teaching point, small apparatus handling, apparatus work and cool down.
Lesson plan includes a blank column so you can put in your own clock times to keep track of lesson pace. This set of lessons focuses on teaching YR pupils positional vocabulary using small apparatus, benches and mats in a large space. Apparatus used – mats, hoops, cones, skipping ropes, benches. Two apparatus layout plans (optional) are included.
Key skills by the end of the unit of work (6 lessons):
Awareness of space, obstacles and other children.
Respond to ‘stop’, ‘turn’, ‘change direction’ signals.
Travel in different ways on floor and on apparatus.
Travel ‘on’ and ‘off’, ‘under’ and ‘over’, ‘in’ and ‘out’ and ‘around’, ‘along’, ‘across’, ‘in between’ and ‘through’.
Use the above positional vocabulary to describe their sequences.
Take off and land correctly and safely.
On and off
Under and over
In, out and around
Along and across
Through and in between
Consolidation of lessons 1-5 and assessment.
Lessons can be repeated to consolidate understanding.