This Self-Learning Module (SLM) is prepared so that you, our dear learners, can continue your studies and learn while at home. Activities, questions, directions, exercises, and discussions are carefully stated for you to understand each lesson.
Each SLM is composed of different parts. Each part shall guide you step-by-step as you discover and understand the lesson prepared for you.
Pre-tests are provided to measure your prior knowledge on lessons in each SLM. This will tell you if you need to proceed on completing this module or if you need to ask your facilitator or your teacher’s assistance for better understanding of the lesson. At the end of each module, you need to answer the post-test to self-check your learning. Answer keys are provided for each activity and test. We trust that you will be honest in using these.
Please use this module with care. Do not put unnecessary marks on any part of this SLM. Use a separate sheet of paper in answering the exercises and tests. And read the instructions carefully before performing each task.
If you have any questions in using this SLM or any difficulty in answering the tasks in this module, do not hesitate to consult your teacher or facilitator.
This module was designed and written for you to know the nature/background of target games and striking or fielding games and the mechanics on how to play these games. These traditional Filipino games or indigenous games in the Philippines (known as Laro ng Lahi) are games commonly played by children. You will also learn the different safety precautions before and during games. It is here to help you value the importance of games to our health and what emotions do you feel when you play games. The scope of this module permits it to be used in many different learning situations. The language used recognizes the diverse vocabulary level of students. The lessons are arranged to follow the standard sequence of the course. But the order in which you read them can be changed to correspond with the textbook you are now using.
The module is divided into four lessons, namely:
- Lesson 1 – Introduction to Invasion Games
- Lesson 2 – Nature and Background of Agawan Base
- Lesson 3 – Improving Fitness Through Agawan Base
- Lesson 4 – Making “Agawan Base” a Part of Life
After going through this module, you are expected to:
1. assess regularly participation in physical activities based on the Philippines physical activity pyramid;
2. observe safety precautions;
3. execute the different skills involved in the game;
4. display joy of effort, respect for others and fair play during participation in physical activities.