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ERIC Number: ED019995
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1956
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PHYSICAL EDUCATION ACTIVITIES FOR THE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL.
SMALLEY, JEANNETTE
PHYSICAL EDUCATION ACTIVITIES FOR USE IN GRADES ONE THROUGH SIX ARE ENUMERATED AND DESCRIBED IN THIS MANUAL. UNITS OF THE MANUAL WHICH ARE CONCERNED WITH SIDEWALK GAMES, SCHOOLROOM GAMES, BALL GAMES FOR GRADES ONE AND TWO, STUNTS AND STUNT GAMES, AND GAMES OF LOW ORGANIZATION ARE PRESENTED IN A FORMAT WHICH CONSISTS OF (1) A LISTING OF CRITERIA BY WHICH THE APPROPRIATENESS OF A GIVEN GAME MAY BE EVALUATED, (2) SUGGESTIONS FOR CLASS ORGANIZATION, (3) SUGGESTIONS FOR CHOOSING, PRESENTING, AND SUPERVISING GAMES, AND (4) DESCRIPTIONS OF SPECIFIC GAMES CATEGORIZED ACCORDING TO THEIR SUITABILITY FOR THE VARIOUS GRADE LEVELS, THE DEGREE OF ACTIVITY INVOLVED, AND THE NECESSARY NUMBER OF PLAYERS. THE TEAM GAMES OF SOCCER AND SPEEDBALL, SOFTBALL, VOLLEYBALL, AND BASKETBALL ARE PRESENTED IN UNITS WHICH INCLUDE THE GAME RULES AND SUGGESTED PRELIMINARY ACTIVITIES FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF PLAYING SKILLS. ADDITIONAL UNITS ARE DEVOTED TO (1) RELAYS AND (2) RHYTHMS, SINGING GAMES, AND FOLK DANCES. THE CONCLUDING UNIT IS PRESENTED IN WORKBOOK FORMAT AND CONSISTS OF QUESTIONS AND EXERCISES CONCERNED WITH THE ORGANIZATION OF AN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL PHYSICAL EDUCATION PROGRAM. BLANK PAGES ARE PROVIDED AT THE END OF EACH UNIT FOR THE ACCUMULATION OF SUPPLEMENTARY MATERIALS. THIS BOOK IS PUBLISHED BY THE NATIONAL PRESS, 850 HANSEN WAY, PALO ALTO, CALIFORNIA. (JS)
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