Term: 1st Term

Week: 1

Class: Basic 2

Age: 8 years

Duration: 45 minutes


Subject: Physical And Health Education

Topic: Moving Our Body Parts

Content: Shooting And Heading 

SPECIFIC OBJECTIVES: At the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to;

– Explain the basic skills in shooting and heading 


  • Soccer ball
  • Illustrations or pictures of soccer players heading and shooting
  • Whiteboard and markers
  • Pencils and notebooks for students


Content Development: Moving Our Body Parts – Shooting and Heading

StepsTimeTeaching MethodTeacher’s Points/ActivitiesPupils’ Activities
Step 110 minsIntroduction – Greet the class.
– Show pictures of soccer players shooting and heading.
– Ask students if they’ve played soccer before and what they know about shooting and heading.
– Respond to greetings.
– Look at the pictures and listen.
Step 210 minsExplanation– Explain what shooting and heading are in soccer.
– Describe how to position the body for shooting and heading.
– Discuss the importance of focusing on the ball.
– Listen attentively.
– Ask questions if needed.
– Observe illustrations.
Step 310 minsDemonstration– Demonstrate how to head and shoot the ball correctly.
– Emphasize using the forehead to hit the ball and using the leg to kick the ball.
– Invite a student to try.
– Watch the demonstration carefully.
– Volunteer to try heading the ball.
Step 55 minsActivity/Game– Organize a small game where students take turns shooting and heading the ball to a target.
– Provide simple rewards for successful shots and headers.
– Participate enthusiastically in the game.
– Practice shooting and heading skills.
Step 65 minsEvaluation – Ask students simple questions about the lesson content and skills.
– Reward correct answers.
– Answer questions individually.
– Listen to classmates’ responses.
Step 75 minsNote Copying– Write the main points of the lesson on the board for students to copy into their notebooks.– Copy the notes into their notebooks.


Moving Our Body Parts – Shooting And Heading


Shooting is kicking the ball into the goal

1. Proper foot placement 

2. Aiming

3. Planting foot position

4. Swinging the leg


Heading is using the forehead to hit the ball. 

1. Focus on the ball

2. Positioning

3. Using the forehead

4. Proper timing

5. Adequate body control


Ask the following questions to evaluate the lesson

  1. What is shooting?
  2. How do you position your body for heading?
  3. Can you use any part of your body to hit the ball while heading?


  • Soccer ball
  • Illustrations of soccer players heading and shooting
  • Whiteboard and markers

Please note that the actual content of the lesson, teaching methods, and pupil activities may vary based on your specific teaching style, curriculum, or available resources. Feel free to customize the lesson note to fit your needs.

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Last Update: August 28, 2023