Work Sample : Ali

Activity : Fundamental Movement Skills

    Fundamental Movement Skills - Ali : Grade Commentary

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Ali has demonstrated an adequate level of competence in the fundamental movement skills of overarm throwing and catching. The target has been consistently reached but no preparation phase is evident and the body position is only slightly side-on. A short backward, downward arc is evident but there is little follow-through of the action. In catching, Ali moves his hands to meet the ball and bends his elbows to absorb the force. This work sample demonstrates characteristics of work typically produced by a student performing at grade C standard at the end of Stage 2.

Grade C

The student has a sound knowledge and understanding of the main areas of content and has achieved an adequate level of competence in the processes and skills.

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Foundation Statement strands

The following strands are covered in this activity:

  • Fundamental Movement and Physical Activity
    Students apply movement skills in dance, gymnastics, games and sports, and practise manipulative skills in a range of minor games. They perform movement sequences with consistency and control and demonstrate cooperation, effort and practice in physical activity. Students demonstrate proficiency in the fundamental movement skills of static balance, sprint run, vertical jump, catch, hop, side gallop, skip and overarm throw through practice and application in different games and sports. They participate in physical activity and investigate how it contributes to a healthy and active lifestyle.
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