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

Student Objectives

  • Provide context for the sport stacking unit
  • Develop class routines
  • Learn the 3-3-3
  • Play games to apply learning of the 3-3-3

Video Outline = Instructor needs to take action

  1. Introduction to Sport Stacking
  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-stack, then 3-stack instruction
  5. Practice | 3-stack | Help students as needed
  6. Set up for 3-3-3, then 3-3-3 instruction
  7. Practice | 3-3-3 | Help students as needed
  8. Lead a stacking game with your class
    Suggested Games:
    Simple Stack Tag
    Rock, Paper, Scissors
    Partner Fitness Challenge
    or choose from 20+ other games
  9. 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.

SHAPE America Standards

S1.E1Performs locomotor skills while maintaining balance.
S2.E3Varies time and force with gradual increases and decreases.
S3.E3Identified physical activities that contribute to fitness.
S4.E4Shares equipment and space with others.
S5.E2Recognizes that challenge in physical activity can lead to success.

Assessment of SHAPE America Standards

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SHAPE Standard

Student Name
Susie Stacker


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