Health and physical education / Year 1 and 2 / Movement and Physical Activity / Learning through movement

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Curriculum content descriptions

Propose a range of alternatives and test their effectiveness when solving movement challenges (ACPMP031)

Elaborations
  • predicting possible outcomes of alternative actions and deciding which one is likely to be the most effective
  • asking for and responding to feedback from peers or teachers on their performance
  • reflecting on their performance and identifying and demonstrating ways they can perform a skill more successfully
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
  • Personal and social capability Personal and social capability
ScOT terms

Problem solving,  Decision making,  Resilience,  Human movement

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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

Everyone Everyday Program

This resource is a disability awareness program that focuses on the concept of inclusion. The aim of the program is to equip students with the knowledge, skills and confidence to take action to enhance the inclusion of people with disability, especially children, in everyday life. It includes an overview, teacher background ...

Teacher resource

Playing for life activity cards (F-2)

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Teacher resource

MoneySmart: Teaching resources for primary schools

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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 ...