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ERIC Number: ED100587
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1974-Jun
Pages: 11
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Physical Education Through Movement in the City.
Munz, Lorraine
The product of a Special Studies Institute, this teacher developed resource guide for the emotionally handicapped (K-6) presents concepts and activities relative to physical education in the urban out-of-doors. Focus is on adapting physical education to an urban environment, utilizing city resources and instilling skills necessary to cope with urban living. Concepts and activity suggestions accompany 10 general activity area descriptions which are described as follows: (1) Parachute Play (an activity exploring the wind, grass, cement, litter, and sounds of the city); (2) Perceptual Motor Development (activities designed to develop gross and fine motor coordination, spatial relationships, balance, laterality, body imagery, etc.); (3) Where, What, How, and How Better Can You Move; (4) Creative Movement (activities designed to stimulate imaginative movement); (5) Games, Relays, Hunts; (6) Object Handling Skills (activities designed around balls, tires, wands, to promote throwing, catching, striking, and kicking skills); (7) Individual Sports (activities include urban modifications of golf, casting, track, and field sports); (8) Map, Compass, and Orienteering (activities designed to teach compass skills via urban hikes); (9) Bicycling; and (10) Campcraft Skills (pitching and striking tents). (JC)
Not available separately, see RC 008 273
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: N/A
Sponsor: N/A
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Note: For related documents, see RC 008 273-281