Health and physical education / Year 5 and 6 / Movement and Physical Activity / Understanding movement

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Curriculum content descriptions

Participate in physical activities from their own and others’ cultures, and examine how involvement creates community connections and intercultural understanding (ACPMP066)

Elaborations
  • researching and participating in different cultural games or physical activities that children in other countries play
  • exploring the place of water-based recreational activities in Australian culture and how communities come together to enjoy water-based activities
  • participating in and investigating the heritage of games that have cultural significance in Australia, and exploring similarities with games of significance to other cultures, such as jump rope and Nang Tong (from Thailand), poison ball and Bola Beracun (from Malaysia), hockey and Lor Kon Krok (from Thailand) and Australian Rules football, lacrosse and Gaelic football
General capabilities
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
  • Intercultural understanding Intercultural understanding
  • Personal and social capability Personal and social capability
ScOT terms

Cultural interaction,  Physical activity

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