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Level 1: Learning Outcomes

On completion of this area of study, students should be able to

  • experience a variety of land and water based activities
  • achieve a level of technical competence commensurate with individual experiences and potential
  • demonstrate an understanding of the need for safety procedures, both personal and group
  • appreciate the necessity for appropriate personal equipment
  • develop a respect for the natural environment with an understanding of important environmental issues
  • demonstrate responsible personal and social behaviour in adventure activity settings
  • reflect on and evaluate adventure experiences.

GENERAL EQUIPMENT LIST

  

  • Map of school grounds
  • Cones
  • Control cards
  • Tracing paper
  • Time clock
  • Clipboards
  • Sticky labels
  • Planks of wood 2.44m x 100mm x 50 mm
  • 4 lengths of rope (2.5m - 4.25m)
  • 4 rubber tyres (check for exposed wires)
  • Gym mats
  • Hoops
  • Benches

 

CONTENT FRAMEWORK - Level 1

 

 

Objectives Content

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The student will:  

Unit 1

Lesson:

Resource:

  • associate shapes on map with objects on the ground
  • set map and establish direction of travel
  • recognise orienteering symbols
  • Map drawing
  • Map setting
  • Symbol recognition

Unit 2

Lesson:

Resource:

  • orientate map by using the landscape
  • relate features on the landscape to features on the map and vice versa
  • work as a team member to devise a solution to a team challenge
  • Terrain walk
  • Feature identification
  • Team challenge (tank tracks)

Unit 3

Lesson:

Resource:

  • apply safety procedures when undertaking a team challenge
  • identify an effective procedure when undertaking a team challenge
  • recognise the main landscape features necessary to locate the controls
  • Team challenge
  • Star event

Unit 4

Lesson:

Resource:

  • list and discuss elements of the country code
  • identify and demonstrate a procedure for erecting and striking a tent / shelter
  • Develop teamwork and communication skills
  • review the procedure for effective teamwork
  • Country code
  • Erecting a tent / shelter
  • Team challenge (Teamwork walk)

Unit 5

Lesson:

Resource:

  • be able to identify handrail features
  • demonstrate continuous map contact and detailed navigation
  • identify the procedures related to participation in a recognised orienteering event
  • Hand rails
  • Line event
  • Event procedure

Unit 6

Lesson:

Resource:

  • apply orienteering skills to complete a cross country orienteering event.
  • Cross-country and Orienteering event
  • Assessment

Extra Resources

 

Glossary

Sample Student Self-Assessment

Indoor Orienteering

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Last Updated on Tuesday, 16 February 2010 15:46
 

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