Name/Title: Catching Self Assessment

Purpose of Event: To assess the student's ability to catch a self tossed ball at different levels and move in different directions to catch.

Suggested Grade Level: 3-5

Materials Needed: 1 tennis ball, task sheet provided below, and 1 pencil per student.

Time Needed to Complete: 30 minutes.

Description of Idea

Students are given the following "catching a self tossed ball" task sheet. They attempt each skill five times in row. After each skill rate they rate their ability to perform the task.

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Throw and Catch Assessment Sheet (PDF File)


Submitted by Jeremy Corona who teaches at Central Elementary School in Lake Bluff, IL. Thanks for contributing to PE Central! Posted on PEC: 8/24/2004.
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