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Health and Physical Education
Grade 8: Fundamental Movement Skills
Achievement
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Overall Expectations
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•apply a variety of movement skills in combination and in sequence (locomotion/ travelling, manipulation, and stability) in physical activities (e.g., dance) and formal games (e.g., badminton, soccer);
 
 
 
 
•apply the principles of movement while refining movement skills (e.g., dribbling a ball quickly and slowly in basketball). 
 
 
 
 
Specific Expectations
       
Locomotion/Travelling Skills        
•apply locomotion/travelling, manipulation, and stability skills in combination and in sequence in specific physical activities (e.g., in volleyball: moving into a ready position to contact the ball);         
Manipulation Skills        
•throw, pass, or shoot an object (e.g., a ball) to a partner or a target while being defended;        
•shoot an object at a target (e.g., a basket or a goal) for distance and accuracy;        
•hit an object (e.g., a ball or badminton bird) using the hand or a piece of equipment, using backhand and forehand motions;        
•dribble a ball, using the dominant hand or foot, in different directions and at different speeds, while being defended;        
•perform movement skills in sequence (e.g., shoot or pass a ball from a dribble);         
Stability Skills        
•balance in control while moving on and off equipment (e.g., step aerobics);        
•perform rolls and balances in sequence (e.g., consecutive straddle rolls to a front support balance);        
•perform rotations on equipment (e.g., front roll on a bench).         
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 Expectations: Copyright The Queen's Printer for Ontario, 1998.  Format: Copyright B.Phillips, 1998.