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Level 2: Learning Outcomes

The student will: 

  • learn how to execute a 'crouch start' correctly and develop an understanding of why it is used and the rules governing it
  • enhance his/her ability to jump for distance and/or height through an understanding of jumping
  • improve his/her ability to throw for distance using a variety of implements
  • develop his/her ability to run over obstacles
  • develop an understanding of the principles in relation to:
    • running for speed
    • jumping for distance and height
    • throwing implements for distance
  • apply the safety procedures associated with:
    • participation
    • handling and using equipment
    • fitness requirements for athletics events, including warm up and cool down
  • display knowledge of:
    • the rules of individual athletic events
    • the rules in relation to measurement of particular events
  • set personal challenges.

 

CONTENT FRAMEWORK - Level 2

 

 

UNIT 1

UNIT 2

UNIT 3

UNIT 4

UNIT 5

UNIT 6

 

 

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Additional Resource(s):

Starting

The crouch start

Heading the ball

Throwing events

Throwing activities (a)

Throwing activities (b)

Appendix 5 (i)

Long Jump (a)

Long Jump (b)

Long Jump (c)

Long Jump (d)

Overall Score Sheet (sample)

Event rules

 

 

INTEGRATION

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

  • pulse rate and recovery
  • endurance
  • elastic strength
  • flexibility

 

UNIT 1 : RUNNING AND JUMPING:

  • Running drills
  • Crouch start
  • Jumping drills

UNIT 2 : THROWING AND JUMPING:

  • Aerobic warm up
  • High jump - scissors jump
  • Throwing drills
  • Beach ball team competition

UNIT 3 : THROWING:

  • Development of overarm throwing technique

UNIT 4 : RUNNING OVER LOW OBSTACLES:

  • Use of hurdles grid
  • Crouch start
  • Linear relay

UNIT 5 : RUNNING AND JUMPING:

  • Development of one of the jumping events

UNIT 6 : Competition:

  • Assessment of running, jumping and throwing in group challenge

 

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Last Updated on Tuesday, 16 February 2010 15:57
 

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