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Unit: Tennis Grade: 5-6 Drill/activity focus: backhand ground stroke Number of students per court: 6 Learning Objectives: 1. Students will be able to hit the ball in specific areas of the court while using a backhand shot. 2. Students will be able to work with others to push each other to do better than each other. 3. Students will be able to understand how to hit the ball in different areas of the court (cross court, down the line, deep) Equipment: Tennis racquet, net, tennis balls, puff balls, hopper Name of activity Time Teaching cues Organization Comments/reminders Master 15 minutes -face the net -racquet in front -move racquet to left side of body (right handed) -6 per court, 3 on each side of the court. -only get 1 shot at a time -can only go up in the
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Unformatted text preview: letters not backwards Explanation of activity: The basic idea of the game is to spell out the word master, the players get letters by hitting certain parts of the court (see diagram). One group stands behind the service line where they will receive a tossed ball from the other group who will be on the other side of the net. After a student attempted their shot and regardless of the results they will return to the back of their competitors. Players can only aim for the next spot/letter until they have successfully hit the letter. Once someone spells master they win the game and this group becomes the tossers/retrievers. Players have the choice to use puff balls or tennis balls based on their skills. Diagram:...
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