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Grade 6 – Movement Competence: Skills, Concepts & Strategies

Grade 6 Overall Expectations:

Movement Skills and Concepts

Perform smooth transfers of weight in in relation to others and equipment in a variety of situations involving static and dynamic balance

Perform a wide variety of locomotor movements, in combination, at different speeds, in different directions, and using different pathways, while moving around others and/or equipment

Send and receive a variety of objects, adjusting for speed and distance, while applying basic principles of movement

Retain objects in a variety of situations while travelling in different pathways and at different speeds in relation to 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

Try out various web videos of sports activities and training skills for sports that your child enjoys most. Below are a selection of YouTube Videos for various sports and activities.

Describe common features of specific categories of physical activities, and describe strategies 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

  • Discuss how drills and practice help you get better at a sport or activity.