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Female student
Game modifications
Learning area:Health and physical educationLevel: Years 5 and 6

Description

Nature of the assessment task

Students will participate in modified games sessions and, using the provided worksheet, reflect on the games from two aspects: positive health implications and safety issues. Their assessment task will be to create a Sport Health and Safety brochure, outlining health and safety guidelines for selected games.

The success criteria for the completed assessment task are:

  • a knowledge of general health benefits achievable from participation in specific games
  • an ability to identify modifications to enhance the level of participation in physical activity
  • an ability to identify appropriate strategies to improve game safety
  • appropriate use of language features
  • an ability to use presentation skills to produce an effective informative brochure.

State and Territory Curriculum Connections

Australian Capital Territory

Activities leading up to the assessment task involve the students in aspects of Essential Learning Achievement ELA 13.

The actual assessment task focuses on the Early Adolescence band ELA13 (Health and physical education): 13EA.1, 13.EA.7 and 13.EA.9.

In addition the task may involve aspects of ELA10- (English).

New South Wales

Activities leading up to the assessment task involve the students in aspects of Personal development, Health and Physical education (PDHPE) and English.

The actual assessment task focuses on Stage 3 Personal development, Health and Physical education: Active lifestyle AL3.6; Games and sports GS3.8; Communicating COS3.1 and Moving MOS3.4, and Stage 3 English: Writing WS3.10, WS3.11 and WS3.12.

Northern Territory

Activities leading up to the assessment task involve learners in elements of Promoting individual and community health; and Participating in physical activity and movement.

The actual task focuses on Band 3 Health and Physical Education: : Promoting individual and community health 3.1 and Participating in physical activity and movement 3.2.

In addition, the task reflects aspects of the EsseNTial Learning Inner Learner 4 and Cross Curricula Perspectives Literacy.

Queensland

Activities leading up to the assessment task involve the students in aspects of Ways of working; Knowledge and understanding (Physical activity).

The actual task focuses on Health and physical education Essential Learnings by the end of year 5: Ways of working; Knowledge and understanding (Physical activity); and English Essential Learnings by the end of year 5: Knowledge and understanding (Writing and shaping).

South Australia

Activities leading up to the assessment task involve the students in aspects of Physical activity and participation; Personal and social development; and Health of individuals and communities.

The actual assessment task focuses on Standard 3 Health and Physical Education: Physical activity and participation 3.2; Health of individuals and communities 3.7; and Standard 3 English: Texts and contexts 3.4; Language 3.8; Strategies 3.12.

In addition, the task and activities reflect aspects of the Essential Learnings of Futures, Thinking and Communication.

Tasmania

Activities leading up to the assessment task involve the students in aspects of Skills and concepts for movement and physical activity.

The actual assessment task focuses on Standard 3 Health and wellbeing: Skills and concepts for movement and physical activity (Fitness concepts, Group and team skills); and Standard 3 English: Writing and representing.

In addition, the task and activities reflect the Essential Learnings of Thinking, Communicating, Personal futures and Social responsibility.

Victoria

Activities leading up to the assessment task involve the students in aspects of Health and Physical Education: Movement and physical activity, and Health knowledge and promotion; Interpersonal Development: Working in teams; Communication: Listening, viewing and responding.

The actual assessment task focuses on the standards for Level 4 Health and Physical Education: Movement and physical activity, and Health knowledge and promotion; Communication: Presenting.

Use of the student rubric provides students with an opportunity to manage their own learning. (Personal Learning: Managing personal learning.)

Western Australia

Activities leading up to the assessment task Knowledge and understandings; Self–management skills; Interpersonal skills; and Skills for physical activity.

The actual assessment task focuses on Level 3 Health and Physical education: Knowledge and understandings KU3; Skills for physical activity SPA3; Self-management skills SMS3; and Level 3 English: Writing W3.1, W3.2, W3.3 and W3.4.

In addition, the task and activities reflect aspects of the Curriculum Council's Overarching Outcomes 1, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9, 11, 12 and 13.