Changing fashions in sport and leisure

Tagged with:

  • Physical activity
  • Sport Studies
  • Movement concepts and motor skills
  • Healthy Communities and Environments
  • Hauora
  • Attitudes and values
  • Socio-ecological perspective
  • Years 5–8

Explore how changes in community demographics affect sport and leisure activities by researching and playing games from different time periods.

Sport studies — Resource collection

This resource is part of the Sport studies resource collection.

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Boys playing soccer.

Context

Learning about history and sport through leisure activities.

Unit aim

To explore how changes in community demographics affect sport and leisure activities.

General overview

Ākonga explore leisure activities in two time periods. This exploration includes the types of activities played, the nature of the community, and the environment at this time. Ākonga play a range of games from different periods in history and consider the differences of these games in relation to the effect they have on their well being.

Key area(s) of learning

Sport studies, mental health 

Ākonga will come to understand environmental factors that influence their sport and leisure choices, and wellbeing.

Underlying concepts

This unit will enable ākonga to:

  • develop an understanding of how the environment in which they live affects their personal wellbeing and that of society (health promotion)
  • identify and reflect on factors that influence their choices and behaviours related to physical activity (socio-ecological perspective)
  • develop an understanding of how sport and leisure contributes to their (hauora).
AO Learning Outcome Learning experiences Assessment opportunities
3D1 Identify changes in community and environmental factors, and sport and leisure activities between the early 20th century and now..

Brainstorm then research changes in community and environmental factors between the early 20th century and now.

Brainstorm and/or research changes in sport and leisure activities between early 20th century and now.

Collation of brainstormed ideas.Recording of ideas on ākonga resource one. 
3A2 Participate in a range of sport and leisure activities related to the historical periods and provide links between physical activity and well-being. Play a range of identified sports and leisure activities. Ākonga relate different activities with their contributions to well being. Ākonga establish a contract to maintain regular enjoyable physical activity. Recording on self-assessment sheet. Written personal contract on fitness programme and self-assessed progress.

 

Possible teaching approaches

Mosston's teaching spectrum; in this unit ākonga move from command style teaching to ākonga-initiated learning.