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The Giant Swing

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Lesson Purpose :

  1. To challenge oneself to swing from a 'giant' height. 

  2. Listen and follow instructions.

  3. Put on the necessary equipment (harness, helmet, protective glasses) without adult intervention.

  4. To work as part of a team.

 

Time Needed :

2 hours for a class sized group

 

Year Levels:

Year 5 upwards

 

Instructor :
All Instructors will meet the requirements of the Education Queensland Curriculum Activity Risk Assessment Guidelines (CARAs)

 

General Comments :

A very safe but thrilling ride. Allows everyone in the group to support the individual.

 

Australian Curriculum
During the course of this activity it may be possible to target a number of the "Content Descriptions" across year levels five upwards. 

 

 

Year 5/6

Health and Physical Education

Personal, social and community health

Being healthy, safe and active

  • Plan and practise strategies to promote health, safety and wellbeing.

Communicating and interacting for health and wellbeing

  • Practise skills to establish and manage relationships. 
  • Examine the influence of emotional responses on behaviour and relationships

Contributing to healthy and active communities

  • Explore how participation in outdoor activities supports personal and community healath and wellbeing and creates connections to the natural and built environment. 

Movement and physical activity

Moving our body 

  • Practise specialised movement skills and apply them in a variety of movement sequences and situations. 
  • Propose and apply movement concepts and strategies with and without equipment. 

Understanding movement 

  • Participate in physical activities designed to enhance fitness, and discuss the impact regular participation can have on health and wellbeing. 
  • Manipulate and modify the elements of effort, space, time, objects and people to perform movement sequences.

Learning through movement 

  • Participate positively in groups and teams by encouraging others and negotiating roles and responsibilities.
  • Apply critical and creative thinking processes in order to generate and assess solutions to movement challenges.
  • Demonstrate ethical behaviour and fair play that aligns with the rules when participating in a range of physical activities.


 

Year 7/8 

Health and Physical Education

Personal, social and community health

Being healthy, safe and active

  • Investigate and select strategies to promote health, safety and wellbeing. 

Communicating and interacting for health and wellbeing

  • Investigate the benefits of relationships and examine their impact on their own and others' health and wellbeing. 
  • Analyse factors that influence emotions, and develop strategies to demonstrate empathy and sensitivity.

Contributing to healthy and active communities

  • Plan and implement strategies for connecting to natural and built environments to promote the health and wellbeing of their communities. 

Movement and physical activity

Moving our body 

  • Use feedback to improve body control and coordination when performing specialised movement skills in a variety of situations.
  • Practise, apply and transfer movement concepts and strategies with and without equipment.

Understanding movement 

  • Participate in physical activities that develop health-related and skill-related fitness components, and create and monitor personal fitness plans. 
  • Demonstrate and explain how the elements of effort, space, time, objects and people can enhance movement sequences.

Learning through movement 

  • Practise and apply personal and social skills when undertaking a range of roles in physical activities.
  • Evaluate and justify reasons for decisions and choices of action when solving movement challenges.
 
 
 

Year 9/10

Health and Physical Education
Personal, social and community health

Being healthy, safe and active

  • Propose, practise and evaluate responses in situations where external influences may impact on their ability to make healthy and safe choices. 

Communicating and interacting for health and wellbeing

  • Investigate how empathy and ethical decision making contribute to respectful relationships. 
  • Evaluate situations and propose appropriate emotional responses and then reflect on possible outcomes of different responses.

Contributing to healthy and active communities

  • Plan and evaluate new and creative interventions that promote their own and others; connection to community and natural and built environments. 
Movement and physical activity

Moving our body 

  • Perform and refine specialised movement skills in challenging movement situations through providing and applying feedback. 
  • Develop, implement and evaluate movement concepts and strategies for successful outcomes with and without equipment.

Understanding movement 

  • Analyse the impact of effort, space, time, objects and people when composing and performing movement sequences.

Learning through movement 

  • Devise, implement and refine strategies demonstrating leadership and collaboration skills when working in groups or teams. 
  • Transfer understanding from previous movement experiences to create solutions to movement challenges.

  

 

Year 11/12

Physical Education

Acquiring

  • Demonstrate through physical responses an understanding of safety, rules, learned and rehearsed skills, tactics and strategies.
  • Identify, describe, recall and comprehend facts, definitions, terminology and principles as they relate to various contexts through the study, observation of, and engagement in, physical activity.

Applying

  • Apply and integrate information in the performance of physical responses.
  • Analyse and apply performance strategies as individuals, and in groups and teams.
  • Select, interpret, analyse and manipulate information related to the focus areas and performance in physical activities.

Evaluating

  • Modify physical responses based on informed reflective decision making in varying physical performance environments.
  • Initiate change and demonstrate solutions in team and group physical performance.
  • Evaluate, predict and justify probable and possible outcomes of actions, plans and decisions.
  • Make decisions about strategies to communicate ideas.

Attitudes and Values

  • Experience the enjoyment, challenge, self-expression and social interaction that is possible through engagement and informed performance in physical activity.
  • Recognise the aspects of involvement in physical activity that provide personal enjoyment and satisfaction.
  • Acknowledge the range of values and attitudes surounding performance in physical activities.
  • Develop personal esteem through involvement in physical activity.
  • Value collaborative and shared learning in physical activity.
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Last reviewed 11 February 2020
Last updated 11 February 2020