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Level 1: Learning Outcomes

The student will:

  • be able to run at a steady pace suitable to his/her level of fitness for a set length of time
  • enhance his/her ability to jump for distance
  • improve his/her ability to throw for distance using a variety of implements
  • develop an understanding of the principles in relation to running for speed and running for distance, (i.e. pace)
  • be aware of the safety factors associated with athletics when participating and also when handling and using equipment
  • improve their knowledge of relay running and enhance their ability to pass the baton
  • be able to take their own pulse
  • develop an appreciation of athletics.

 

CONTENT FRAMEWORK - Level 1

 

 

UNIT 1

UNIT 2

UNIT 3

UNIT 4

UNIT 5

UNIT 6

 

 

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Additional Resource(s):

Warm up (general overview)

Running drills

Aerobic / anaerobic endurance

Shot putt

Relay activities (a)

Relay activities (b)

Class competition

 

 

 

INTEGRATION

Possible opportunities within each lesson for integration with health related activities e.g.

  • pulse rate and recovery
  • endurance
  • elastic strength

 

UNIT 1 : RUNNING:

  • Reaction
  • Running drills and standing start
  • Activities for speed
  • Relays (sports hall type)

UNIT 2 : RUNNING AND JUMPING:

  • Endurance activities / Bleep test
  • Relate to health and fitness (pulse/recovery)
  • Speed bounce (20 secs +)
  • Jumping drills and games/competition

UNIT 3 : RUNNING AND JUMPING:

  • Relays
  • Standing long jump
  • One step standing long jump onto mats
  • Standing vertical jump
  • One step vertical jump
  • Games to cover jumping activities

UNIT 4 : RUNNING AND JUMPING:

  • Jump drills
  • Standing triple jump - rhythm
  • Introduce technique of baton changing ‘down technique'
  • Relays

UNIT 5 : THROWING AND RUNNING:

  • Introduction to standing shot putt
  • Throwing from standing/sitting positions
  • Variety of implements
  • Games/competition for throwing

UNIT 6 : Class Competition:

  • Competition involving running/throwing/jumping
  • Evaluation of running/throwing/ jumping (re progress, understanding and learning)
  • Groups of 4/6 - complete class involvement
  • Team challenge (sportshall type activities)

 

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Last Updated on Tuesday, 16 February 2010 15:55
 

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