To play an Indigenous Australian game.
- Today we are going to play Battendi.
- Battendi is an Indigenous Australian game from South Australia.
- You will need a ruler, a scrunched-up piece of paper and something to act as a target such as a pencil tin.
- Use the ruler to propel the scrunched-up piece of paper.
- The first part of the game is to see who can propel their piece of paper the furthest.
- The second part of the game is to propel the scrunched-up piece of paper at the target.
- The winner is the player who can hit the target the most times.
- Try standing further away from the target.
How many times did you hit the target?
To mirror the dancer’s movements.
- Today we are going to use our movement skills by dancing to some music.
- The song that we are dancing to is called ‘Can’t Stop the Feeling’.
- During the song you will need to mirror the dancers on the screen.
- Try and copy the moves as best as you can.
- Come up with some moves of your own.
What are some other dance moves that you could try?
To complete the Learning Task.
- Click here to do the Year 2 PE Learning Task.
- The Learning Task will load as a Microsoft Form.
- Students are to enter their name and class onto the Form.
- The Learning Task has questions on catching a ball, hopping, heat rate and balancing.
- Students will also be asked how many star jumps they can do in a minute.
- Students to rate the remote learning PE lessons out of 5 stars.
What other physical activities have you done during remote learning?
To extend my balancing skills.
- Set up your obstacle course.
- You can use anything in your house or classroom.
- Here are some suggestions: cushions, towels, steps and chairs.
- Remember not to go too fast and hold your arms out to help you balance.
- If you are jumping off the end of your course, land in the motorbike position.
- You could even try this outside.
Try and hop along parts of your course. See how fast you can move along your course.
What other balancing challenges can you think of?
To practice underarm throwing by completing a bottle flip.
- For this lesson we are focussing on accuracy rather than distance and speed.
- The underarm throw is used to propel an object a short distance accurately.
- Hold the bottle by the lid.
- Throw the bottle underarm.
- The bottle should complete one rotation and land the right way up.
Try and get two in a row.
Try and stand further away
What is another sport or activity that uses underarm throwing skills? Please complete the short reflection on the following link: https://tinyurl.com/year2PEreflection
To explore how your heart rate varies during exercise.
- Take your resting heart rate by placing your pointer and middle fingers either on the inside or your wrist or on the side of your windpipe just below the jawbone.
- Once you can feel your pulse, count how many beats you feel in 15 seconds.
- Multiply this number by 4 to get your heart rate.
- Do the following activities for one minute, taking your heart rate after each one.
- What other activities could you do to raise your heart rate?
- Do some activities raise your heart rate more than others?
What was your highest heart rate?
To play a game of bocce.
- Find four balls for each person playing. (If you cannot find any then make them out of scrunched up paper).
- Place a small ball (or any small object) in front of you. This will be the target that you are aiming for.
- Take it in turns to throw each of your balls at the target.
- The player whose ball is closest to the target at the end of the game is the winner.
- If you need further instructions on how to play bocce click on the following link: https://www.wikihow.com/Play-Bocce-Ball
- Try and throw the ball with the other hand.
- Place the target further away.
Can you think of other games that use similar skills to bocce?
To create and play a game of hopscotch.
- Find a surface that you can draw on with chalk.
- Draw your hopscotch game with the chalk.
- Find a small object such as a stone and throw it onto the first square.
- Hop through the squares skipping the square with the stone on it.
- On your way back to the start pick up your stone.
- Throw your stone onto the second square and hop through the squares skipping that square.
- Continue playing the game until you have thrown your stone onto every number.
- If you need help with the instructions, click on this link: https://www.wikihow.com/Play-Hopscotch
- Try and throw and catch a ball while playing hopscotch.
- Make your hopscotch go all the way to number 20.
What skills did you need to play hopscotch?
To set myself a fitness challenge.
- See how many sit-ups you can do in a minute.
- See how many star jumps you can do in a minute.
- See how many push-ups you can do in a minute.
- See how many squats you can do in a minute.
- Give yourself a five minute rest and see if you can beat your previous attempts.
Which of the exercises did you find the most challenging?
To attempt to juggle.
- Practice throwing the ball up and catching it in the other hand.
- Pass the ball from your catching hand back to your throwing hand.
- Now try with two balls.
- When one ball is in the air, pass the other ball to your throwing hand.
- Every time that one ball is in the air, pass the other ball from your catching hand to your throwing hand.
- For a challenge, try to juggle with one hand.
- For a challenge, try to juggle with three balls.
What was your best attempt?