Title of Lesson: More Physical Education in 2002#152

National Standard: 18
How to apply geography to interpret the present and plan for the future.
State Standard: 15

Teaching Level: E

- to involve students in a problem solving process

Materials: none

1. Tell the students you have just heard that beginning in the year 2002 every student in the school will be required to have 4 periods of Physical Education every week.
2. The School Board needs some ideas and wants to hear from the students how to provide the Physical Education periods. There will not be any state money available to build gymnasiums.
3. Write down all of the student's ideas
4. Through a process of elimination reduce the list to a small number
5. Have each student write which solution they support and give three reasons why.
6. Have students verbally support their choice in a small group, or with the class, or with students from another class.
7. Encourage students to ask and respond to questions.

Could the students support valid suggestions?

Reflection: How successful was this lesson? Did all students benefit? Were there any surprises? What might you do differently another time? Please note any changes that will make this lesson more effective and useful in the future and pass them along to the NHGA. We appreciate your comments.
Thank you.
The authors. *

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