# Lesson Notes By Weeks and Term - Junior Secondary School 1

ATHLETICS (FIELD EVENTS)

SUBJECT: PHYSICAL AND HEALTH EDUCATION

CLASS:  JSS 1

DATE:

TERM: 3rd TERM

REFERENCE BOOKS

1. Essentials of Physical and Health Education for J.S.S 1
2. Physical and Health Education Hand Book for J.S.S 1

WEEK THREE

TOPIC: ATHLETICS (FIELD EVENTS)

CONTENT: Discuss and Shot put

Shot Put

Shot put is a field event that involves the putting of a missile called the shot for a horizontal distance. A competitor is allowed three trials. The put is made from within a circle of 2.135 to a landing sector of 40o

Weight

Female    - 4kg

Male – 7.26kg

The putting circle – 2.135m

The landing sector – 40o

The Discus Throw

Discus is a field event which involves throwing a missile called discus for a horizontal distance. A competitor is allowed three trials. The throwing is made from within a throwing circle of 2.50m to a landing sector of 40o

Specification

The weight

Female – 1 kilo

Male – 2 kilos

The throwing circle – 2.50m in diameter

The landing sector – 40o

EVALUATION QUESTIONS

1. What is shot put?
2. How many trials a competitor is allowed in shot put?

Read pages 24 – 26 Essentials of Physical and Health Education for J.S.S 1 Bk. 1

GENERAL EVALUATION/REVISION QUESTIONS

1. What is the weight of female shot put?
2. The diameter of the shotput circle is ___
3. The shot put landing sector is ____
4. What is the weight of male shot put?

WEEKEND ASSIGNMENT

1. The weight of female shot put is ____ A. 6kg    B. 2kg    C. 8kg    D. 4kg
2. The weight of male discus is ____ A. 4 kilos   B. 2 kilos   C. 5 kilos   D. 3 kilos
3. A competitor is allowed how may trials?     A. 1     B. 2    C. 3   D. 4
4. The diameter of putting circle in shot put is ____ A. 2.135m    B. 3.155m     C. 4.162m     D. 1.124m
5. Discus is a ___________ event.    A. track   B. jumping    C. field     D. none of the above

THEORY

1. Explain the term shot put
2. Draw and label the putting circle and the landing sector inshot put.