Year 7 Physical Education Boys
|No of lessons||6-8|
|When is it happening||Term 2 Year 7|
|What will students learn||
Students will understand how to safely set up and pack away the equipment (tables, nets, balls and bats). Students will also develop the knowledge and understanding of the basic rules of the game (how to start a point, no volleying, one bounce only, how to score points, service rules, no hand on the table).
Students will develop their ability to perform table tennis skills such as correct bat grip, backhand/forehand push, backhand/forehand drive, serving and implementing these into a game. Hand eye co-ordination and reaction time will also improve through various isolated practices.
Students must be able to identify and explain the techniques of a variety of table tennis shots. Students will develop their abilities to perform the table tennis shots such as, forehand / backhand, push, serving, forehand/backhand drive. Students will develop their communication, teamwork and independency skills through a series of different activities. Students will also develop an understanding for attacking their opponent and playing on the front foot and when they need to play defensive and be patient waiting for the best opportunity to win the point.
|Key Knowledge that students should know at the end of 'Topic'||This is the knowledge that students will meet for the first time in this topic||
Explore the origin of table tennis (The game began in the 1880s, when lawn tennis players adapted their game to play indoors during the winter). Develop a further understanding of the health benefits playing table tennis has physically, mentally and socially building on prior knowledge learnt in badminton. How skills can be learnt and transferred into other sports and everyday life, such as independency, resilience, co-ordination, problem solving and working with a partner. Students will acquire and refine table tennis specific skills such as footwork, hand eye co-ordination, reaction time and specific shots to play the game. Students will implement these skills into a competitive environment allowing them to compete in a match. Front foot attacking and defensive patient principles will also be analysed and implemented into table tennis gameplay to see if they can outwit their opponent.
|This is knowledge that students may have met before but will need to deepen their understanding||
Students will recall how to safely set up and pack away the equipment (tables, nets, bats and balls). Students will be required to recall basic rules of the game (scoring points, service rules, no hand on the table, no volleying why and when might you play a certain shot).
Students will develop their ability to perform table tennis skills such as correct grip of the bat, footwork, hand eye co-ordination, reaction time and shot selection.
Students will be able to identify and explain the techniques of a variety of table tennis shots. Students will develop their abilities to perform shots such as, forehand and backhand push shot and drive and serving.
Students will develop their communication, teamwork and independency skills through a series of different activities. Students will also develop an understanding for front foot attacking /defensive patient strategies and how to implement them into gameplay.
If students cannot retrieve the knowledge physically then they should be able to recite how to perform the skill verbally or when the skill may be performed.
|Key Skills that students should be able to demonstrate at the end of 'Topic'||This is the skills that students will meet for the first time in this topic||
Students will undergo a variety of practices focussing on a variety of table tennis shots which will enable them to perform key skills used in the sport such as serving and forehand and backhand play. Students will also implement these skills into a competitive situation. Students will be involved in isolated practices which will force the skill development and partake in a variety of practices. This competition will force the students to work under pressure and develop their skill set to a higher ability. Students will acquire knowledge through participating in practices, watching and performing in demonstrations, using task cards and analysing video footage. Hand eye coordination and forehand and backhand play and techniques will be retrieved from badminton which will be taught earlier on in the year.
|This is skills that students may have met before but will need to develop||
Students will develop skills and techniques of grip, forehand and backhand push, forehand and backhand drive. Students will also discuss and analyse video footage to generate a better understanding of when specific shots should be played.
|Key vocabulary that students should know and understand||
Footwork, hand eye co-ordination, reaction time, teamwork, independency, resilience, forehand, backhand, push, drive, serve, timing
|The Big Question||How is the best way to play in table tennis? Attacking or Defensive? Does it depend on your opponent or should you play the same way every game?|
Key questions that students should be able to answer at the end of the 'Topic'
|What are the teaching points for the forehand push? When would you use this shot?|
|What are the teaching points for the backhand push? When would you use this shot?|
Why is it necessary to consider length / width?How can you manipulate your opponent by using the table?
|What are the teaching points for the forehand / backhand drive? When would you use this shot?|
|How can you score points in table tennis?|
|What is the service rule?|
|Why do we aim for the corners and deep in the table?|
|Is patience important in table tennis? Why?|
|How can good footwork help you to play the correct shot with more accuracy and power?|
|Can you volley the ball in table tennis? What happens if you do?|
|Can you put your hand on the table? What happens if you do?|