Waka Ama : Assessment Guidelines Level 2

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Physical Education Performance Standards For Level 2

Achievement Standard 90436 2.5 Waka Ama

Perform a physical activity to nationally developed performance standards
Credits: 4

Student Instruction Sheet

School/Institution
Student Name
Teacher or Class
Date

Read through all the information given to you before starting this assessment activity. Make sure that you understand what you are being asked to do. Ensure that you know what level of performance will be required to obtain an achieved, merit or excellence grade for this achievement standard.


Achievement Criteria for 2.5

Achievement
Achievement with Merit
Achievement with Excellence
Perform the physical activity to achievement level of the nationally developed performance standards, in an applied setting.
Perform the physical activity to achievement with merit level of the nationally developed performance standards, in an applied setting.
Perform the physical activity to achievement with excellence level of the nationally developed performance standards, in an applied setting.


You are to complete Waka Ama practical training sessions over 4 weeks during class time. Students will undertake training and instruction from paddling club members and teachers. Teachers and instructors will assess students competency at the end of the sessions and award a grade for this practical performance on the assessment schedule

Conditions: Students will be assessed verbally through individual interviews and questioning by the teacher. Students will be assessed practically by paddling instructors and teacher. Final grades will be awarded and verified by teacher

Assessment Schedule - PhysEd 2.5 Waka Ama

Instructions: Students need to attend and actively participate in Paddling sessions and display competencies in outlined areas to gain this achievement standard in an applied setting. Students will be required to undertake a verbal assessment and a practical performance assessment at the end of the unit to display their ability. This will be assessed and verifed by paddling instructions and finally by the teacher.

Guidelines for Assessment

Task
Evidence
Achievement Guidelines
Merit Guidelines
Excellence Guidelines
Equipment

Verbally name parts of a Vaka and describe their role
Verbally name parts of a Vaka and describe in specific detail their role and function
Verbally name parts of a Vaka and describe in specific detail their role and function
Paddling calls

Student follows and uses paddling calls such as
- hip (change)
Student consistently follows and uses paddling calls and understands their meaning
Student consistently leads paddling calls and can accurately decide when to use them
Safety

Student can describe safety issues relevant to paddling
Student can describe safety issues relevant to paddling and can verbally demonstrate safety checks prior to paddling
Student can capsize and re-enter Vaka with assistance
Student can describe safety issues in specific detail that are relevant to paddling and can verbally demonstrate safety checks prior to paddling
Student can capsize and re-enter Vaka without any assistance
Paddling strokes

Can demonstrate strokes in applied settings:

Forward paddle in time
- front arm extended
- elbow locked throughout most of the movement
- reach far forward as possible
- paddle exit from hip

Can consistently demonstrate strokes in applied settings:

Forward paddle in time
- front arm extended
- elbow locked consistently throughout movement
- reach far forward as possible
- some rotation of upper body and torso
- pull water to hip only
- paddle exit from hip

Can consistently and effectively demonstrate strokes in applied settings:

Forward paddle in time
- front arm extended
- elbow always locked throughout movement
- reach far forward as possible
- full rotation of upper body and torso
- use of back muscles rather than arms
- pull water to hip only
- paddle exit from hip
- able to switch legs in sitting position

Able to steer the Vaka from stern


The final judgement of achievement, merit and excellence will be awarded as follows:

  • Achievement: Student must gain Achievement in all areas as judged by instructors and teacher
  • Merit: Student must gain Merit or above in all areas as judged by instructors and teacher
  • Excellence: Student must gain Excellence in all areas as judged by instructors and teacher

Note that this performance must be assessed/verified/signed by the teacher


Signed by Teacher:___________________________________________________ Date:_______________

Sugned by Student:__________________________________________________ Date:_______________


Waka Ama Assessment Guidelines Level 2[1] has been used to develop this page.

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  1. New Zealand Qualifications Authority. (2011). Oe vaka. Retrieved on April 12, 2011, from http://www.nzqa.govt.nz/

NZ/NCEA/Level2/PhysicalEducation/WakaAma/AssessmentGuidelinesL2. (2017). In WikiEducator. Retrieved October 17, 2017, from //wikieducator.org/NZ/NCEA/Level2/PhysicalEducation/WakaAma/AssessmentGuidelinesL2    (zotero)