ERIC Number: ED374112
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: N/A
Basic Movement Skills (K-3). Curriculum Support Series.
Manitoba Dept. of Education and Training, Winnipeg.
This handbook was designed for those individuals interested in increasing their understanding of basic movement skill development, observation and assessment, and program implementation. The basic movement skills identified in the text are the essential building blocks on which all physical education, active play, recreation, and physical activity are based. Manipulation skills are associated with a child's ability to receive, handle, control, or propel an object with the hands or feet or with an implement. They include: ball rolling, bouncing, catching, underhand throwing, overhand throwing, striking and kicking. Transport skills enable a child to move from one point to another and are initially performed individually and then in combination. They include: running, jumping, hopping, galloping, and skipping. Underlying all movement, balancing abilities, characterized as static (stationary) and dynamic (moving), are necessary to maintain and control body position and posture while at rest or in motion. The main body of the document provides teaching hints, suggested teacher activities, progressions, equipment, and specific characteristics associated with each of three developmental phases--initial, formative, and mature. (LL)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Manitoba Dept. of Education and Training, Winnipeg.
Identifiers - Location: Canada