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Learning Resource Type

Classroom Resource

Keep It Up

Subject Area

Physical Education


K, 1, 2


This module introduces students to the basics of volleying and striking through developmental play. Striking with the hand is followed by striking with a short-handled paddle, preparing students to progress toward paddle and racquet activities at the intermediate level.


The student outcomes for this lesson activity include:
-Skill: I will volley the balloon up into their air as many times as I can before it hits the floor.
-Cognitive: I will work with a balloon in my space.
-Fitness: I will actively engage and work to improve my volleying skills.
-Personal & Social Responsibility: I will work safely and follow all rules.

    Physical Education (2019) Grade(s): KG


    Attempt to strike a lightweight object with a paddle or other short-handled implement.

    Physical Education (2019) Grade(s): 1


    Demonstrate striking a lightweight object upward with a short-handled implement.

    Physical Education (2019) Grade(s): 2


    Demonstrate striking a lightweight object upward with a short-handled implement, using consecutive hits.

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    Lesson/Unit Plan

    Resource Provider

    Open PhysEd

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    Open PhysEd


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    Attribution Non-Commercial No Derivatives