Year 7 Physical Education
|No of lessons||6|
|When is it happening||Term 2 Year 7|
|What will students learn||
Students must learn the chopper grip used to hold tennis rackets safely and effectively. Student must also learn how to 'feed' that ball to a peer so that they can support skill acquisition. Students will learn a range of ground shots and the importance of the serve. Students will develop their knowledge of the rules and how to manage a short modified game fairly with a partner.
|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||
Students will learn the chopper grip and how to feed the ball to a peer. Students will develop their knowledge of the importance of the serve and the techniques and rule surrounding the underarm serve. In addition, students will also learn the techniques of the ground shots and volleys. Understand the importance of the 'ready position/split step'. Students will develop their knowledge of the rules of tennis so that they are able to play and manage a modified game against peer
|This is knowledge that students may have met before but will need to deepen their understanding||
Some/most of the students may have seen/played the game of tennis and have an idea of how it is played. They may know that it is played against another person and the ball is returned over the net and played within a court.
|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||
To develop the under arm serve, forehand, backhand, forehand/backhand volley. Be able to feed the ball to a peer to develop their skill acquisition.
|This is skills that students may have met before but will need to develop||
Outside of school or at primary school, some students may have played the game of tennis (or similar net/wall game) and have the ability to play. They may have played against another person, played within a court and are able to return the ball over the net.
|Key vocabulary that students should know and understand||
Under arm serve, forehand, backhand, forehand/backhand volley.
Key questions that students should be able to answer at the end of the 'Topic'
|Does a range of shots help you to outwit your opponent in tennis?|
|Why is the serve the most important shot in tennis?|
|Why is the forehand shot used often in the game?|
|How is the backhand similar/different to the forehand shot?|
|What is a volley?|
|Why is a volley played near the net rather than the back of the court?|
|What is a rally?|
|Why is the ready position used between every shot taken?|