PHYSICAL EDUCATION LESSON PLAN:
Physical education lesson plan on muscle stretching.
• To demonstrate non-locomotor movement such as stretching while enhancing flexibility of muscles and demonstrating proper breathing techniques.
3rd Grade - 4th Grade - 5th Grade
Materials: Gymnastics mat or pad or gym floor
Students will begin their stretching routine against the wall of the gym and conclude their stretching exercises on a mat or gym floor. Students need to allow at least four  feet of space between each other on the mat. Students will demonstrate four  stretching exercises while breathing properly. Note: Students must hold each stretching position for at least 30 seconds while inhaling and exhaling.
Standing calf stretch: Facing the wall, students will extend both arms out front and press against the wall with both hands flat on the wall.
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