Grade 9 Water Sport Assignment


Hi Girls,

Your first term PE assignment is to investigate and report on a water sport that interests you.

Choose a water sport:

(Try to choose one that you know little about but want to learn more.)

Once you have chosen a water sport that interests you, investigate the following aspects of the sport:

  • What it is
  • History
  • How it’s played
  • Where it’s played
  • Rules and Equipment
  • Tactics and Strategies
  • Big competitions
  • Famous player(s) and/or top teams

Decide how to present what you find in an interesting way.  This assignment can be completed using a number of different media.  Here are some examples of media that you can use:

  • Essay
  • Book
  • Brochure
  • Poster
  • Slideshow
  • Collage
  • Etc.

Please use the rubric below to help you create this assignment.

Ms. Quinn will chat with each of you next week (October 11th) to discuss your assignment.

The FINAL date for submitting your assignment for grading is Tuesday, November 1st, 2011

Criterion A: Use of Knowledge Rubric

Achievement level Descriptor
0 The student does not reach a standard described by any of the descriptors given below.
1-2 The use of terminology is inconsistent, inappropriate or incorrect.Demonstrates a limited knowledge of principles, concepts, strategies, techniques and rules related to the physical education topic or activity.

Sometimes uses this knowledge to analyse and solve problems in familiar situations.

3-4 Uses basic terminology that is sometimes inaccurate or inappropriate.Demonstrates a basic knowledge of principles, concepts, strategies, techniques and rules related to the physical education topic or activity.

Uses this knowledge to analyse and solve problems in familiar situations.

5-6 Uses a range of terminology accurately and appropriately in some situations.Demonstrates a good knowledge of principles, concepts, strategies, techniques and rules related to the physical education topic or activity.

Uses this knowledge to analyse and solve problems in familiar and some unfamiliar situations.

7-8 Uses a wide range of physical education terminology accurately and appropriately in most situations.Demonstrates a thorough knowledge of principles, concepts, strategies, techniques and rules related to the physical education topic or activity.

Uses this knowledge wisely and effectively to analyse and solve problems in familiar and unfamiliar situations.


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