Shifting Gears Lesson 3 of 6

Lesson Goals

By the end of the lesson, students will be able to

  • Demonstrate the use of the ABC Safety Check and
  • Proper helmet fit.

Students will also be able to ride through a bike obstacle course using a bike or balance bike while demonstrating the following skills:

  • Ride consistently in a straight line without swerving,
  • Follow directions of traffic signs,
  • Know the proper hand signals,
  • Use the “power pedal” to start, and
  • Use brakes to slow and stop.

For Lesson 3, refer to pages 10 - 13 in Lesson Plans 1 - 6.


Bike Riding Assessment Checklist

Lesson 3 Obstacle Course

Stop and Yield Signs

Video: How to Use Hand Signals