Class: Primary 1

Term: 1st Term

Week: 4

Age: 6 years

Duration: 45 minutes


Subject: Basic Science and Technology 

Curriculum Theme: Physical & Health Education 

Topic: Moving our body parts.

Content: Throwing and Catching

Specific Objectives:

By the end of the lesson, the pupils should be able to:

  1. Demonstrate throwing and catching of objects
  2. Identify safety rules in throwing and catching
  3. Identify techniques in throwing and catching

Instructional Materials:

  • Balls
  • Soft objects (e.g., softball)
  • Chalkboard or whiteboard
  • Chalk or markers


Content Development: Moving Our Body Parts – Throwing and Catching

ContentTimeTeaching MethodTeacher’s Points/ActivitiesPupils’ Activities
Step 1: Introduction to Throwing and Catching5 minsDiscussionExplain the concept of throwing and catching to the pupils.Listen attentively and ask questions if needed.
Step 2: Safety Rules10 minsDiscussionDiscuss safety rules for throwing and catching.Participate in the discussion and provide input on safety rules.
Step 3: Throwing Techniques5 minsDemonstrationDemonstrate different throwing techniques (e.g., overhand, underhand).Observe the teacher’s demonstration and try out the techniques.
Step 4: Catching Techniques5 minsDemonstrationDemonstrate proper catching techniques (e.g., using both hands, keeping eyes on the object).Practice catching objects using the demonstrated techniques.
Step 5: Practice10 minsActivityAllow pupils to practice throwing and catching with partners.Pair up and practice throwing and catching objects.
Evaluation5 minsQuestioningAsk questions to assess pupils’ understanding of throwing and catching.Answer the questions asked by the teacher.
Note Copying5 minsCopyingCopy the important note provided by the teacher.Copy the note into your notebook.


Moving Our Body Parts – Throwing and Catching


Throwing refers to the basic skill of propelling objects through the air using the hand or arm.


catching refers to the skill of receiving or grabbing objects that are thrown or tossed towards an individual.

Safety rules in throwing and catching:

  • Always coose objects that are safe for throwing and catching, such as soft balls or foam toys.
  • Make sure the throwing and catching area is clear of obstacles.
  • Ensure that there is proper adult supervision during throwing and catching activities.
  • During throwing and catching activities, always maintain a safe distance between participants.


  • What are the two techniques for throwing demonstrated in class?
  • Why is it important to keep your eyes on the object when catching?
  • Name one safety rule for throwing and catching.

Teaching Aids

  • Balls
  • Soft objects (e.g., soft balls)
  • Chalkboard or whiteboard
  • Chalk or markers

Note to Teachers:

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

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Last Update: August 28, 2023