Check out this very nice Slides presentation to help students learn basic Batting and Fielding skills. Could be utilized in stations or whole class: goo.gl/yyv8x2.
From Nate Koller ⇨ @NateKollerPE and Craig Bleess ⇨ @BleessPE.
Shape National Standards addressed:
Strikes a ball off a tee or cone with a bat using correct grip and side orientation/proper body orientation. (S1.E25.2)
Strikes a ball with a long-handled implement, sending it forward, while using proper grip for the implement (e.g., hockey stick, bat, golf club). Note: Use batting tee or ball tossed by teacher for batting. (S1.E25.3)
Strikes an object with a long- handled implement (e.g., hockey stick, golf club, bat, tennis/badminton racket), while demonstrating three of the five critical elements of a mature pattern for the implement (grip, stance, body orientation, swing plane and follow-through). (S1.E25.4)
Catches a batted ball above the head, at chest/waist level and along the ground using a mature pattern in a non-dynamic environment. (S1.E16.5a)
Strikes a pitched ball with a bat using a mature pattern. (S1.E25.5a)
Combines striking with a long implement (e.g., bat, hockey stick) with receiving and traveling skills in a small-sided game. (S1.E25.5b)