In this unit you will...

  • Know and develop the basic technical and regulatory elements of high jump and hurdle race through continuous practice.
  • Develop physical skills and specific motor skills applied to the practice of track and field, improving your level of skill.
  • Participate, regardless of the skill level achieved, in the proposed activities showing cooperative and respectful attitudes.
  • Accept your own limitations, developing an attitude of personal improvement towards them.
  • Learn the key points to evaluate technical drills such as the hurdle race and the high jump.

Learning resources

Discover how an atypical young athlete, Dick Fosbury, surprised the world in Mexico 68 Olympic Games.

 High jump would never be the same after Fosbury´s flop. 

Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CZsH46Ek2ao

Liu Xiang won China´s first and ever gold medal in track and field in Athens 2004 Olympic Games. 

4 Years later in Beijing 2008, all the country was looking at him…

Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WL_MQHbU8aY

 

Evaluation system

Active participation 20%

Daily note of your participation in class. Do you wear sports clothes to class? Do you give the maximum within your possibilities? Are you respectful with colleagues / material / teachers?

Practical test
50%

You will be recorded by your partners, doing a high jump and a mini hurdle race.

Then, you will choose the best video and send it via email to your teacher

Online learning
30%

Observe and analyze all the learning resources. After that, click on the button below this lines and complete the end of unit task.

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