Limbo Subtraction

Physical education lesson plan on the concept of movement using limbo.



• Student will demonstrate an awareness of personal and general space while moving at different directions and levels, such as high, medium and low.


Suggested Grades:

Kindergarten - 1st Grade - 2nd Grade

Lesson Procedure:

Materials: Gym floor or large open space [field], “limbo” pole, upbeat music CD/tape and player, pencils, measuring tape, notebook paper

Timeline: Daily lesson


Lesson Excerpt:

Instructional Procedures: Students will demonstrate their ability to walk under a "limbo" pole exhibiting three different levels [high, medium and low] after teacher demonstrates each level for students to practice in place. Students will also be required to record their high/medium/low measurements and subtract the differences on notebook paper.

Individual Activity: Students stand at least two feet apart on gym floor.



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