Physical Education
Including instruction and participation in activities designed to promote optimum physical development, skills to maintain lifetime fitness, interpersonal skills, and good sportsmanship.

  • Engage in basic locomotor movements (run, hop, jump, skip).
  • Engage in basic non-locomotor  skills (twisting, stretching, lifting).
  • Work cooperatively.
  • Follows rules and procedures.

First Grade
  • Uses a variety of basic object-control skills.
  • Use body control in balance and weight-bearing activities.
  • Know how to measure heart rate.
  • Understand the importance of rules and safety procedures in physical activities.

Second Grade
  • Demonstrate improvement in using non-locomotor skills and object-control skills.
  • Apply positive behavior management.
  • Understand that God created them to have a life-long physical activity. 

Third Grade
  • Demonstrate mastery of locomotor skills, non-locomotor skills, and object control skills.
  • Use body control in balance and weight bearing activities.
  • Use smooth transitions between sequential motor skills (running into jumping etc).
  • Practice safety and precaution in activities.

Fourth Grade
  • Smooth transition between sequential movement.
  • Behavior management including respect for individual differences.
  • Concepts of space awareness and movement control with a variety of basic skills.
  • Critical elements of a variety of basic movement patters such as throwing.

Fifth Grade
  • Mature form in object control skills (underhand, overhand throws, catch, hand dribble, foot dribble, kick and strike, batting, punt, pass.
  • Use basic sport-specific skills for a variety of physical activities.
  • Respond to feed back to improve performances.
  • Know how to modify activities to be more health-enhancing (walking instead of riding a car).
  • Know how to monitor intensity of exercise. 

Sixth Grade
  • Know terms that describe basic movement concepts and variety of relationships to objects.
  • Use information from a variety of internal and external sources to improve performance.
  • Meet Health-Related fitness standards for appropriate level of a standardized physical fitness test.
  • Participate in moderate to vigorous physical activity in a variety of settings.

Seventh Grade
  • Use intermediate sport-specific skills for individual, dual and team sports.
  • Understand movement form associated with highly skilled physical activities.
  • Understand proper attitudes toward winning and losing.
  • Engage in more advanced activities  that develop and maintain muscular strength and endurance. 

Eighth Grade
  • Use improved intermediate sport-specific skills for individual, dual and team sports.
  • Use basic offensive and defensive strategies in a modified version of a team and individual sport.
  • Understand physical activity as a vehicle for self-expression.
  • Know the difference between inclusive and exclusionary behaviors in activity settings.

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