Work Sample : Jules

Activity : Fundamental Movement Skills

    Fundamental Movement Skills - Jules : Grade Commentary

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Jules has demonstrated an adequate level of competence in the fundamental movement skill of overarm throwing but has not demonstrated the ability to catch a ball on the full. In preparing to throw the ball, Jules takes a small step forward with the opposite foot and focuses on the target but does not stand side-on, or follow through with the movement. The target is consistently reached but there is little rotation of the shoulder and hips, and the throws lack power. 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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