New editions of the successful series of teaching plans to help n-specialist primary teachers to implement the physical education curriculum. Each book contains photocopiable lesson plans, with additional teacher tes, to help teach imaginitively and effectively. Each book covers the National Curriculum requirements for each year, covering games, gymnastic activities and dance in clearly labelled sections. A specially designed music CD is sold separately to accompany the series and delivers musical accompaniment to the dance sections of each book. Leapfrogs are packed with invaluable information on how to teach PE, its value and importance to the school curriculum, in addition to necessary subject kwledge, teaching strategies, progression and achievement, and assessment. New material in the new editions: How to structure a first lesson with a new class; Using 'themes' in PE (including body parts/body shapes/space/partner work/sequences); and Progressing gymnastic activities. The introductory material has been revised, examining the importance of PE in improving the health and wellbeing of children. Also includes a CD of all lesson plans in PDF format for ease of use. These lesson plans are a godsend for those of us with specialism in PE in the primary School. Each covers a whole year from Foundation Stage to Year 6. The Teacher 'Any teacher following Jim Hall's advice on lesson planning will be ensuring that their pupils have a high quality of experience in physical education which should mean instilling in them a love of sport and physical activity for life.' Kate Hoey MP
Jim Hall was for six years the Physical Education inspector for the London Borough of Ealing and is now a self-employed PE advisor, working wih pupils and teachers in schools throughout the UK, and a visiting lecturer at Roehampton University.