• Tech to play video for students
  • Speed Stacks Sets
  • Equipment for the game(s) you choose
  • Tables (optional)

Student Objectives

  • Review the 3-3-3
  • Learn the 6-stack
  • Play games to apply learning of the 6-stack

Video Outline = Instructor needs to take action

  1. Introduction
  2. Warm up
  3. Distribute Speed Stacks sets to students (students can sit & stack on the floor - tables are optional)
  4. Set up for 3-3-3, then 3-3-3 review
  5. Practice | 3-3-3 | Help students as needed
  6. Activity | Sit-up stacking
  7. Set up for 6-stack, then 6-stack instruction
  8. Practice | 6-stack | Help students as needed
  9. Lead a stacking game with your class
    Suggested Games:
    Fetch 12
    Stackers & Blasters
    Triple Up Triple Down Relay
    or choose from 20+ other games
  10. Wrap up

Assessment Level

Pattern Not Yet Getting There Got It Wow
3-3-3 Student uses 1 hand when upstacking and/or downstacking a 3-3-3. Student demonstrates the general pattern of the 3-3-3. May sometimes stack out of order. 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.
6-Stack Student uses 1 hand when upstacking and/or downstacking a 6 stack. Student uses 2 hands when upstacking and downstacking a 6-stack. Student consistently uses the 3-2-1 method when upstacking and downstacking a 6-stack. Student can upstack and downstack a 6 stack with speed and fluidity.

SHAPE America Standards

S1.E7Balances on different bases of support, demonstrating muscular tension and extension of free body parts.
S2.E1Differentiates between movement in personal and general space.
S3.E2Actively engages in physical education class.
S4.E2Works independently for extended periods of time.
S5.E2Discusses the challenge that comes from learning a new physical activity.

Assessment of SHAPE America Standards

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SHAPE Standard

Student Name
Susie Stacker


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