Inclusive GamesBook - 1995
Physical education classes include students of all ability levels. If you're looking for effective techniques to ensure that everyone in your class is challenged according to his or her own capabilities, this book is for you!
Inclusive Games is an easy-to-follow, hands-on guide that no preschool, elementary, or middle school physical educator or recreation specialist should be without. The book features more than 50 inclusive games, helpful illustrations, and hundreds of game variations. Inclusive Games shows you how to adapt games so that children of every ability level can practice, play, and improve their movement skills together.
Chapter 1 introduces you to the how and why of inclusive games. It helps you understand the principles of activity selection and modification and shows you how to apply the strategies to games you use or create yourself. This practical text also discusses how to individualize learning experiences for children, making the games beneficial for all.
The remaining chapters present field-tested games, their variations, and possible modifications. The games are organized by developmental level, including preschool activities, primary activities (grades K-3), advanced activities (grades 4-6), and adapted sport activities (grades 6 and above).
Inclusive Games features a game finder grid to help you locate the right game for the right situation. With the game finder, you can easily locate an appropriate game according to its:
-approximate grade level,
-difficulty within the grade level,
-skills required/developed, and
-number of players.
Inclusive Games is the quick reference guide for preschool, elementary, and middle school physical educators looking for games suitable for all their students.