Health and physical education / Foundation / Movement and Physical Activity / Understanding movement

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Curriculum content descriptions

Explore how regular physical activity keeps individuals healthy and well (ACPMP010)

Elaborations
  • describing their feelings after participating in different physical activities
  • describing how the body responds to participating in different physical activities
  • sharing the things they enjoy about being physically active
  • identifying how regular physical activity can help keep people healthy
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
  • Personal and social capability Personal and social capability
ScOT terms

Physical fitness

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Year level F-2
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Learning area Health and physical education
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Library Pack: Be Active

This is a teacher guide that uses three picture storybooks to look at healthy lifestyles and exercise. It includes: an introduction and three specific reading activities that involve reading a picture story book and completing follow up learning activities or experiments. The titles of the books and age groups they are ...

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Playing for life activity cards (F-2)

The cards include a variety of games designed to develop the skills of a range of sports and to encourage children to have fun and get active by focusing on skills not drills. The activities are based on the Game Sense approach, with the objective to develop in school-aged children a love of physical activity that will ...

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Classroom warm up activities

This sequence of guided dance warm-up videos is led by The Australian Ballet’s Dance Education Ensemble. The videos are designed to get students moving and encourage safe dance practice in the classroom. The videos are self-explanatory and can be used in sequence or individually as part of movement based activities in dance ...

Teacher resource

Yulunga: giriga

A duck ‘catching’ game was played by little boys and girls at Cape Bedford, Cooktown and the McIvor regions in north Queensland. This game was recorded by Walter Roth in the early 1900s. This is a role-play, running-and-chasing tag game suitable for younger children. The Yulunga: Traditional Indigenous Games resource was ...