Students watched a video of Mike Powell breaking the long jump record that was previously held by Bob Beamon. We broke down the different phases of the long jump and dissected the run-up and jumping technique. Students then put what they learned into practice by practicing their run-ups. Click here to watch a video of professional long jumper explaining the technique.
Finally, students worked on compiling their buddy photos into a presentation to share with the class.
1.) FIELD TRIP: Please make sure to bring your field trip form and money as soon as possible. Please talk to Mr. Hong or Ms. Fei if there are any financial concerns.
2.) SCIENCE: Be ready to present your group research project for Monday. Make sure that you follow the criteria we discussed in class.
3.) SOCIALS: If you have not yet submitted your letter to Mayor Dianne Watts, please do so through her website.
4.) MATH: Finish the triangles worksheet (5.2).
5.) WRITE A RESPONSE: Do some BRAINBLASTING over the weekend and think about what you want to do to visually represent your understanding about the theme(s) in Iqbal.
- Which theme(s) do you want to focus on for your Iqbal project?
- How do you plan on presenting your learning? (at least 3 sentences)
How to Improve your Long Jump Technique