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Health and Physical Education

Years 7 and 8

Above satisfactory

Demonstration and discussion: Adapting skills

Summary of task

Students researched and experienced playing a number of different games from other cultures and explored the similarities and differences in terms of movement skills and strategies required to be successful in each game.

Students were asked to play sepak takraw, demonstrate their skills, describe how the skills and strategies of the game are similar to other games they have played and suggest how the game could be adapted for other players.

This assessment task relates to the focus area: games and sports.

Achievement standard

By the end of Year 8, students evaluate strategies and resources to manage changes and transitions and investigate their impact on identities. Students evaluate the impact on wellbeing of relationships and valuing diversity. They analyse factors that influence emotional responses. They investigate strategies and practices that enhance their own, others’ and community health, safety and wellbeing. They investigate and apply movement concepts and select strategies to achieve movement and fitness outcomes. They examine the cultural and historical significance of physical activities and examine how connecting to the environment can enhance health and wellbeing.

Students apply personal and social skills to establish and maintain respectful relationships and promote safety, fair play and inclusivity. They demonstrate skills to make informed decisions, and propose and implement actions that promote their own and others’ health, safety and wellbeing. Students demonstrate control and accuracy when performing specialised movement sequences and skills. They apply movement concepts and refine strategies to suit different movement situations. They apply the elements of movement to compose and perform movement sequences.

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