Objectives

  • Learn the 3-3-3
  • Differentiate movements in personal and general space
  • Exhibit responsible personal and social behavior
  • Recognize challenge in physical activities can lead to success
  • Recognize that when you move fast, your heart beats faster

Equipment

  • One set of Speed Stacks per student
  • Even number of students per color team

Instant Cardio Activity (5-10 Minutes)

Lesson activities are meant to offer movement and reinforce sport stacking techniques. Depending on available time, these can be repeated or combined. Use the suggested activities below or choose from the complete Cardio Activity list

Fetch 12

Simple activity to warm up stackers and review stacking patterns

Teach (10 Minutes)

The 3-Stack

  • One set of three cups in front of stackers, put remaining nine behind.
  • Use the mirror technique for class to follow along with the instructor.
  • Use both hands.
  • Lead with dominant hand.
  • Hands on sides of cups (not tops).
  • Light, soft touch... slide, don’t slam.

The 3-3-3

  • Have stackers set a downstacked 3-3-3 in front of them.
  • Together, upstack each 3 stack then “freeze”, go back to where you started, then together, downstack each 3.
  • Repeat the 3-3-3 several times, calling out cues and keeping stackers together.
  • Have stackers practice. Walk around and check for proper stacking technique. (Using both hands, start on one side and work to the other, go back to the beginning)

Fitness Cardio (5-10 Minutes)

Lesson activities are meant to offer movement and reinforce sport stacking techniques. Depending on available time, these can be repeated or combined. Use the suggested activities below or choose from the complete Cardio Activity list

Triple Up Triple Down Relay

Team-based activity designed for movement and motor skill activation

Cool Down (5-10 Minutes)

Depending on available time, these can be repeated or combined. Use the suggested activities below or choose from the complete Cardio Activity list

Strength and Flexibility Stacking

Individual flexibility and strength / endurance sport stacking activity

Grade Level Progressions for Sport Stacking: 3-3-3

Grade Level Description
K Uses both hands when upstacking and downstacking the 3-3-3.
1 Uses alternating hands when upstacking and downstacking the 3-3-3.
2 Completes the 3-3-3 with a continuous, circular motion when upstacking and downstacking with confidence and competence.

Assessment of 3-3-3

Grade Level Not Yet Getting There Got It Wow
K Student uses 1 hand when upstacking and/or downstacking a 3 stack Student demonstrates the general pattern of the 3-3-3. May sometimes stack out of order. Student consistently uses two hands when upstacking and downstacking each 3 stack and follows correct sequence. Uses alternating hands when upstacking and downstacking the 3-3-3.
1 Student uses 1 hand when upstacking and/or downstacking a 3 stack or any part of the 3-3-3. Student consistently uses two hands when upstacking and downstacking each 3 stack. Stacking lacks fluidity. Uses alternating hands when upstacking and downstacking the 3-3-3. Completes the 3-3-3 with a continuous, circular motion when upstacking and downstacking with competence and confidence.
2 Student uses 1 hand when upstacking and/or downstacking a 3-3-3. Student consistently uses two hands when upstacking and downstacking each 3 stack. Stacking lacks fluidity. Completes the 3-3-3 with a continuous, circular motion when upstacking and downstacking with confidence and competence. Completes the 3-3-3 with a continuous motion and downstacks only the last 3 stack with one hand. Can explain rules of the 3-3-3 and judge another student accurately.

SHAPE America Standards

Standard Description
S1.E1.K-2 Performs locomotor skills while maintaining balance.
S2.E1.K Differentiates between movement in personal and general space.
S3.E3.K Recognizes that when you move fast, your heart beats faster and you breathe faster.
S3.E3.2 Identified physical activities that contribute to fitness.
S4.E4.K Shares equipment and space with others.
S4.E6.2 Works safely and independently with equipment.
S5.E2.K-2 Acknowledges that some activities are challenging, challenge leads to success and can compare activities that bring confidence and challenge.

Assessment of SHAPE America Standards

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SHAPE Standard

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Practicing
1
Developing
2
Proficient
3
Advanced
4
Student Name
Susie Stacker
 
 
 

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