Bodyball

Objective
Throw balls at targets while learning vocabulary

This lesson is a result of discussion at Job Training 2012. Special thanks to Andrew Foley, Suen Rowe, May Wu, Antonio Vega, Charles Prete Jr.

After reviewing body parts, divide the class into 2 teams.

Draw 2 large cartoon people on the board. Try to make them around the same size. As you draw them try to review the names of all the appropriate body parts.

Choose 2 students from each team to come up at the same time. When the teacher says a body part, the first student to hit the correct target by throwing the ball gains points for their team.

If it proves difficult for students to hit the targets, give them 3 tries to hit, and the closest student after 3 turns will win the round.

Lesson Topics
Duration
Elementary
3,
4
Resources
Soft balls or beanbags, A bit of space around the blackboard, optional posters