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Level 1:

The themes chosen for level 1 are:

  • travelling
  • travelling and balancing weight
  • weight transference

Learning Outcomes

The student will:

  • understand and perform appropriate actions relating to the themes of travelling, balancing weight and weight transferance
  • demonstrate control of muscular tension and body poise
  • create and perform a short sequence based on the themes of level 1
  • show an ability to link movements and demonstrate an understanding of the basic concepts of space and time.

 

CONTENT FRAMEWORK - Level 1

  1. The learning outcomes for six units have been set (see unit plans).
  2. Teacher selects appropriate tasks from the bank of tasks given and includes the qualitative aspects suggested below.

 

Unit 1

TASKS

QUALITATIVE ASPECT

OBSERVE

LESSON

Tasks to include

Space: general / personal / directions
Time: moving / stopping quick / slow

Correct technique for actions.
Use of directions.

 

Unit 2

TASKS

QUALITATIVE ASPECT

OBSERVE

LESSON

Tasks to include

Space: general / personal / directions
Time: moving / stillness

Muscular tension: to outline shape / to hold stillness.

 

Unit 3

TASKS

QUALITATIVE ASPECT

OBSERVE

LESSON

Tasks to include

Space: general / personal
Time: stillness / moving

Correct muscular tension to hold stillness.
Appropriate speed to link 2 actions.

 

Unit 4

TASKS

QUALITATIVE ASPECT

OBSERVE

LESSON

Tasks to include

Space: changes of direction
Time: fast / slow. Stillness / moving; moving with change of direction in action

Moving fast / slow into and out of actions. Correct muscular tension to maintain weight bearing positions

 

Unit 5

TASKS

QUALITATIVE ASPECT

OBSERVE

LESSON

Tasks to include

Space: changes in direction and use of levels
Time: stillness / moving; fast / slow

Selection of appropriate actions. Imaginative use of levels. Good muscular tension. Appropriate linking of actions. Correct technique.

 

Unit 6

LESSON

Assessment
Student performs sequence
Student/teacher observation

  

RESOURCES

 

Travelling (a)

Travelling (b)

Travelling (c)

Balancing weight (a)

Balancing weight (b)

Weight transference (a)

Weight transference (b)

Warm up & Cool down

Forward roll

Backward roll

Headstand

Handstand

Cartwheel

Jumping

 

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Last Updated on Tuesday, 16 February 2010 16:07
 

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