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21 Cards in this Set

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fundamental games knowledge
=knowledge and appreciation are transferable from one games situation to another
=generic term meaning any formal activity in which there is an element of competition, either direct or indirect
what should the focus be on teaching games
focus on developing general games knowledge and appreciation through games playing
what are the beginnings of role playing and offensive/defensive strategies?
peek a boo
hide and go seek
chasing a sibling
=competitive activities in which the individual or group objective is to win using strategies and skills to prevent the opposition from winning
direct competition
ex. football, softball
what is the problem with teaching open skill
too much time spent on specific motor techniques, and not enough time on the understanding
open skills
=skills that are taught out of context of a game environment and have little understanding when or why to use them
indirect competition
ex. track and field, swimming
what are the components of fundamental games knowledge
a. playing area and rules
b. offensive strategies
c. defensive strategies
d. players roles
e. specific game skills
three groups of games
a. low organization games
b. lead up games
c. formal games
lead up games
=combination of elements found in a selected formal games form
low organization games
=simple elements found in many games, no game form specified
components of low organization games
-emphasize locomotor and nonlocomotor skills
-little demand of player roles, strategies, or rules
-little resemblance to formal games
ex. what time is it mr.wolf
formal games
=combination of elements found in a specific formal game
formal games in the elementary school program
=b/c of the established rules, specific skills, and defined player roles, it is not appropriate
which games form the core of the elementary school games program
low organization and lead up games
components of lead up games
-combine nonmanipulative and manipulative skills
-include role playing (offensive/defensive)
-understanding of formal game
components of formal games
-players have to adapt to the demands of that game
-specific skills to be learned
-rules are established and understood
-# players is predetermined
-equipment and playing area are standardized
what happens when the levels of competency differ between teams in formal games
-unequal skills result in some players dominating play
categorization of formal games is done by:
-specific game skills
-the playing area
-players roles
-offensive strategies
-defensive strategies