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Grade 5 – Movement Competence: Skills, Concepts & Strategies

Grade 5 Overall Expectations:

Movement Skills and Concepts

Perform controlled transfers of weight in a variety of situations involving static and dynamic balance, using changes in speed and levels, with and without equipment

Demonstrate the ability to jump in control for height or distance, using a variety of body actions

Explore different combinations of locomotor movements with and without equipment, alone and with others, moving at different speeds and levels, and using different pathways

Send and receive objects using different body parts and equipment, adjusting for speed, while applying basic principles or movement

Retain objects with and without equipment in a variety of situations while moving in different pathways around others and equipment

Movement Strategies

Demonstrate an understanding of the components of physical activities and apply this understanding as they participate in a variety of physical activities

  • Describe common features of specific categories of physical activities, and describe strategies and tactics that they found effective while participating in a variety of physical activities in different categories
  • Discuss with your child what they did in the video, and how they think these drills will help them get better at the sport/activity. What other sports might these drills help them with?
  • Apply a variety of tactical solutions to increase their chances of success as they participate in physical activities