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Investigating gender equality

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LIFE ORIENTATION

Grade 8

PHYSICAL DEVELOPMENT AND MOVEMENT

Module 21

INVESTIGATING GENDER EQUALITY

Activity:

To investigate gender equality in specific sports and to report about it

[LO 4.5]

Research assignment:

  • Compile a list of all the well-known South African sports. Indicate which of these sports are practised mainly by men and which mainly by women. Then select two of these “gender-linked” sports and examine them with regard to the following:

Reasons why this sport is practised mainly by members of a particular gender.

What measure of interest is shown in this particular sport by members of the other gender.

Whether any attempts have already been made to achieve a greater degree of gender equality in these sports, and, if there have been such attempts, which obstacles still exist.

What, in your opinion, should be done in this regard.

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LO 1

Health promotion

The learner will be able to make informed decisions regarding personal, community and environmental health.

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1.3 describes what a healthy lifestyle is in own personal situation, as a way to prevent disease.

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Physical development and movement

The learner will be able to demonstrate an understanding of, and participate in, activities that promote movement and physical development.

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4.1 plans and participates in as adventurous recreational outdoor activity;

4.4 designs and plays target games;

4.5 investigates and reports on gender equity issues in a variety of athletic and sport activities.

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