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Changing fashions in sport and leisure

Context

Learning about history and sport through leisure activities.

Unit aim

To explore how changes in community demographics effect sport and leisure activities.

General overview

This unit involves the students exploring leisure activities in two time periods. This exploration includes the types of activities played and the nature of the community and environment at this time. The student pay a range of these games and consider the differences of these games in relation to the effect they have on their well being.

Key area(s) of learning

Sport Studies – Students will come to understand environmental factors that influence their sport and leisure choices and Mental Health.

PDF icon. Health and Physical Education in the New Zealand Curriculum (1999) (PDF, 688 KB)

Underlying concepts

This unit will enable students to:

  • develop an understanding of how the environment in which they live affects their personal well-being and that of society (health promotion);
  • identify and reflect on factors that influence their choices and behaviours related to physical activity (socio-ecological perspective); and
  • develop an understanding of how sport and leisure contributes to their hauora.

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Learning Outcome

Learning experiences

Assessment opportunities

3D1
  • Identify changes in community and environmental factors, and sport and leisure activities between early 20th century and late 20th century.
Brainstorm then research changes in community and environmental factors between early 20th century and late 20th century.Brainstorm and/or research changes in sport and leisure activities between early 20th century and late 20th century.

Collation of brainstormed ideas.Recording of ideas on student worksheet one.

Word icon. Changing Fashions in Sport and Leisure (Student worksheet 1) (Word, 24 KB)

3A2
  • Participate in a range of sport and leisure activities related to the historical periods and provide links between physical activity and well-being.
Play a range of identified sports and leisure activities.Students relate different activities with their contributions to well being.Students establish a contract to maintain regular enjoyable physical activity.

Recording on self-assessment sheet.

Word icon. Changing Fashions in Sport and Leisure (Student worksheet 2) (Word, 40 KB)

Written personal contract on fitness programme and self-assessed progress.

Possible teaching approaches

Mosston's teaching spectrum. In this activity students move from command style teaching to student-initiated.

Possible lesson sequence:

Word icon. Changing Fashions in Sport and Leisure (Word, 34 KB)

PDF icon. Changing Fashions in Sport and Leisure (PDF, 8 KB)

Students worksheets:

Word icon. Changing Fashions in Sport and Leisure (Student worksheet) (Word, 43 KB)

PDF icon. Changing Fashions in Sport and Leisure (Student worksheet) (PDF, 15 KB)


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