MEDIUMTERM PLAN: PHYSICAL EDUCATION YEAR: 1
TOPIC: GAMES NUMBER OF LESSONS: 12
DURATION OF LESSONS: 30 Minutes
TRUTH concepts Highlighting Biblical principles and academic concepts underpinning this topic as well as addressing common misconceptions
Biblical Truths: Given that the giftings and talents available for sports involvement are divinely administered and that the body is 'the temple of the Holy Spirit' then it is the spiritual dimension that gives sport its true setting. As a forum is created for discipline, co operation, confidence breeding, encouragement, leadership, loyalty, and integrity, everything is in place for the Christian character to respond to its divine calling and continue to strive towards its goal (Philippians 3:13)
Academic Concepts: Circle games; “Stuck in the mud”; Catch; Racket skills; Feeding and fielding; Attacking, defending and Football skills
Common Misconceptions: We are autonomous, independent beings who may choose to cooperate with each other when it is in our own (self) interest.
WAY of teaching Suggested lessons, activities and resources
1. Circle games
Warm up, finding space 1
Play circle games 2. Stuck in the mud!
Try to avoid a partner Learn attacking and defending skills
Big balls Hoop or crate Cones
Throw and catch a ball Hit targets with a ball Score points in a game
4. Racket skills
Hit a beanbag with a racket Short tennis rackets (one Hit a ball over a net to score each) points Beanbags Small foam balls Nets or skipping ropes
5. Feeding and fielding
Learn how to hold a racket Practise feeding the ball to their partner's racket
6. Attacking & defending and Football skills
Learn about attacking and Beanbags defending Hoops Find out how to mislead their Chalk opponent Learn how to kick a ball properly Learn how to control a ball
Rackets Foam balls Cones
LIFE application Practical application of knowledge and skills in everyday life
By the end of this topic: a) Everyone will be able to: Work to improve basic skills; make simple choices in target games, if they have more time to think; catch and throw in games when they are standing still; play a small part in games and activities in small groups; benefit from further individual and cooperative partner activities; recognize that their body feels different when playing different games; with guidance, watch others and focus on specific actions. b) Most children will be able to: Show awareness of opponents and teammates when playing games; perform basic skills of rolling; striking and kicking with more confidence; apply these skills in a variety of simple games; make choices about appropriate targets, space and equipment; use a variety of simple tactics; describe how their bodies work and feel when playing games; 2
work well with a partner and in a small group to improve their skills. c) Some children will have progressed further and be able to: Make early decisions about the skills and tactics to use when playing games; use the space available to good effect; perform basic techniques of catching, throwing and kicking with a good level of consistency; begin to use these skills thoughtfully in simple competitive games; achieve greater control by anticipating action in a game and reacting quickly; describe the differences in the way their body works in different games; practise to improve their skills, knowing what they need to achieve.