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  1. 1. Physical Education through English Justification
  2. 2. Justification Why teach P.E. through English?
  3. 3. <ul><li>MOTIVATION : Students generally look forward to and enjoy PE and hopefully this enthusiasm will then be associated with English learning </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>ENVIRONMENT : Children who may be struggling in a more “academic” environment can often shine in PE; it allows for differentiation in language and physical abilities. </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>LINK : PE can be linked with other subjects in the curriculum. </li></ul>
  6. 6. SOME EXAMPLES Science Human body Being healthy Forces and Motions Spatial awareness Positional language Counting skills Tempo Rhythm Body percussion Games and dances from around the world Games we use to play Dances from past eras P.E. Maths Music Geography History
  7. 7. <ul><li>TOTAL PHYSICAL RESPONSE : we can teach and reinforce the vocabulary from other subjects taught in English providing opportunities for a TFR to the vocabulary learnt in another subject area. </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>VOCABULARY AND LANGUAGE : Children learn and use the vocabulary and language related directly or indirectly to PE (apparatus, instructions, verbs, etc.). </li></ul>Bend over Catch Bounce Mat Stretch kneel Goggles Referee Net Runner