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Move, Think, Learn: Physical Literacy Through Games and Sport - Games Play Introductory Level

Move, Think, Learn: Physical Literacy Through Games and Sport - Games Play Introductory Level

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    Move, Think, Learn: Physical Literacy Through Games and Sport—Introductory Level has been designed to support physical educators in their planning of game-play experiences for children ages 9 through12 (grades 4 through 6). This resource facilitates a sequence of learning that will increase learners’ confidence, competence, and motivation to become more skillful game players and to further engage in physical activity and sport. This introductory-level text facilitates the development and advancement of physical literacy by doing the following:
    • Using a variety of sports to guide the tactical learning within each games category
    • Listing games in order of complexity (from least to most complex)
    • Including examples of different skills and equipment that can be applied to challenge individual levels of ability for each game
    • Highlighting the transferability of tactical understandings from one game to another in the description of each game

    Audience

    Physical educators and physical activity leaders of children ages 9 through 12 (grades 4 through 6).

    Table of Contents

    Part A. Introduction
    Purpose
    Physical Literacy
    Resources to Learn More About Physical Literacy
    Teaching Games for Understanding (TGfU)
    Target Games
    Striking/Fielding Games
    Net/Wall Games
    Resources to Learn More About TGfU
    Invasion/Territorial Games
    Racing Games

    Part B. Planning for Teaching and Learning
    Resource Overview
    Move
    Think
    Resources to Learn More About Fundamental Movement Skills
    Learn
    Pedagogical Considerations
    Resources to Learn More About Effective Questioning
    Safety
    References

    Part C. Move, Think, Learn Activities: Target Games
    Summary
    Move 1: Get in the Gold
    Think
    Move 2: In the Zone
    Think
    Move 3: Takeout or Draw
    Think
    Move 4: Threading the Needle
    Think
    Move 5: Guard the Pin
    Think
    Learn 1: Field Course
    Think
    Learn 2: The Closer You Get
    Think

    Part D. Move, Think, Learn Activities: Striking/Fielding Games
    Summary
    Move 1: Base Race
    Think
    Move 2: Catching Crickets
    Think
    Move 3: Strike Time
    Think
    Move 4: Beat the Clock
    Think
    Learn 1: Strike Ball
    Think
    Learn 2: Stay or Go
    Think

    Part E. Move, Think, Learn Activities: Net/Wall Games
    Summary
    Move 1: Team Rally Time
    Think
    Move 2: Space Invaders
    Think
    Move 3: Extreme Recovery
    Think
    Move 4: Place Yourself
    Think
    Move 5: Countdown
    Think
    Learn 1: King’s Ladder
    Think
    Learn 2: Zone In
    Think

    Part F. Move, Think, Learn Activities: Invasion/Territorial Games
    Summary
    Move 1: Footwork Frenzy
    Think
    Move 2: Shark Attack
    Think
    Move 3: Territorial Takeover
    Think
    Move 4: I Think I Can! I Think I Can!
    Think
    Move 5: Scrambled Eggs
    Think
    Learn 1: Take It Back!
    Think
    Learn 2: Stop and Go
    Think

    Part G. Move, Think, Learn Activities: Racing Games
    Summary
    Move 1: I-Tune Shuffle
    Think
    Move 2: To and Fro
    Think
    Move 3: Fox and the Rabbit
    Think
    Move 4: Quick Balancing Act
    Think
    Learn 1: Sprint Racing
    Think
    Learn 2: A Matter of Course
    Think

    About the Author

    Physical & Health Education Canada (PHE Canada) is a national leader and vital contributor in fostering achievement and health among Canadian children and youth by supporting physical and health education and active living initiatives where children live, learn, and play. PHE Canada’s vision is a future wherein all children and youth in Canada live healthy, physically active lives.

    Contributors: Shelley Barthel, Kathy Fowler, Kathleen Whitfield Fletcher, Kendra Macfarlane, Brandy Dewar, Amber Muir, Tricia Zakaria, Stephanie Talsma.