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37 Cards in this Set

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air patterns (PERSONAL SPACE)
similiar to general space
-restricted to area of our personal space
roles of body parts in activity
=integrated involvement of various body parts during an action
the body in action
3 basic actions
a. bending
b. stretching
c. twisting
simplifying tasks
the degree of difficulty of a task may need reducing before they can improve
body concepts
(activity orientated)
-what the body or parts of the body are doing
extensions (PERSONAL SPACE)
gestures made near the body or far away from it
extensions (GENERAL SPACE)
refers to the amount of space a movement pattern uses
6 basic directions
refers to an area in relation to our body structure
ex. low level is below hips
refining task
(follows basic task)
-these tasks tell the children how to improve what they are doing
-tend to be closed
relationship concepts
(people/things oriented)
-what the interaction with people and objects is
nonlocomotor activities
occur in our personal space
2 aspects of this activity:
a. supporting
b. transferring
manipulative activities
used to control other objects
2 effort attitudes
a. indulging attitude
b. fighting attitude
4 components of personal space
a. directions
b. extensions
c. air patterns
d. levels
open tasks
a. elicit individual interpretations
b. increase child's responsibility
c. encourage thinking, exploration, and discovery
d. require a flexible approach to skill devpt
e. require good teacher observation skills
effort concepts
(quantity/quality oriented)
-what the movement is like and which dynamics are used
closed tasks
a. elicit uniform responses
b. remove responsibility from children
c. may save time
d. may focus attention on a specific movement concept
movement tasks
tasks that improve the motor performance of children
4 components of body concepts
1. whole body in action
2. activities of the body
3. roles of body parts in activity
4. shapes during activity
air patterns (GENERAL SPACE)
(3 dimensional)
-trace pathways in the air
2 components of relationship concepts
a. people in the environment
b. objects ( + sounds) in the environment
basic tasks
the starting point of each learning sequence in a lesson
-can be open or closed
5 kinds of movement tasks
a. basic tasks
b. refining tasks
c. simplifying tasks
d. extending tasks
e. applying tasks
4 movement concepts
1. body
2. effort
3. spatial
4. relationship
locomotor activities
moving the body from place to place
extending tasks
(opposite of simplifying tasks)
-increases the degree of difficulty
-can be open or closed
floor pathways
refers to a pattern on the floor
4 components of general space
a. levels
b. extensions
c. floor patterns
d. air patterns
spatial concepts
(place/pattern oriented)
-where the movement is and how it moves
4 components of effort conceps
1. time(fast vs. slow)
2. weight(strong vs. light)
3. space(linear vs. flexible)
4. flow (stoppable vs. ongoing)
2 components of spatial concepts
a. personal space
b. general space
applying tasks
after a concept is explored, expanded, and practiced, now it is used and integrated with other known skills
-can be open or closed
supp- stillness
trans- change position
refers to how close to, or how far away from, the floor we are as we move
activities of the body
3 categories
a. locomotor activities
b. nonlocomotor activities
c. manipulative activities
shapes during activity
ex. rounded, elongated, wide, twisted