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Grade K

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Grade K At the end of Kindergarten, students should be able to:

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State Goal

Travel in forward and sideways directions using a variety of locomotor patterns. A

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Walk and run using mature form. A

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19

Toss a ball and catch it before it bounces twice. A

1

19

Kick a stationary ball using a smooth continuous running step. A

1

19

Maintain momentary stillness bearing weight on a variety of body parts. A

1

19

Identify and use a variety of relationships with objects. B

2

19

Establish a movement vocabulary such as personal space, level, and speeds. B

2

19

Participate in vigorous physical activity. C

3

20

Recognize that physical activity is good for personal being. C

3

20

Recognize his or her heart beating faster during physical activity. C

4

20

Respond to teacher signals. D

5

21

Demonstrate willingness to join in the activity. D

6

21

Demonstrate cooperation with others in group tasks. D

6

21

Enjoys participation alone and with others. D

6

21

Demonstrate safe actions during activities. D

5

22

Understand the concept of body systems and their functions. E 6

23

Recognize and practices good health habits. E 3

23

Demonstrate skills essential to avoid dangerous situations at school and home. E 5

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Grade 1 At the end of First Grade, students should be able to:

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State Goal

Travel in different pathways using a variety of locomotor patterns. A

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19

Skip and gallop using mature form. A

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19

Toss a ball and catch it before it touches the floor. A

1

19

Kick a moving ball using a smooth continuous running step. A

1

19

Maintain static and dynamic balance on a low beam. A

1

19

Identify and use a variety of relationships with objects. B

2

19

Establish a movement vocabulary such as personal space, space awareness, control, pathways, and distance. B

2

19

Participate in vigorous physical activity. C

3

20

Engage in vigorous physical activity outside the physical education class. C

3

20

Recognize his or her heart beating faster and breathing increases during physical activity. C

4

20

Respond to verbal cues. D

5

21

Demonstrate willingness to join in the activity. D

6

21

Demonstrate cooperation with others in group tasks. D

6

21

Express positive feelings about an activity. D

6

21

Demonstrate safe actions during activities. D

5

22

Understand the concept of body systems and their functions. E 6

23

Recognize and practices good health habits. E 3

23

Demonstrate skills essential to avoid dangerous situations at school and home. E 5

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Grade 2 At the end of Second Grade, students should be able to:

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State Goal

Demonstrate mature form in skipping, hopping, galloping, and sliding. A

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19

Demonstrate motor patterns in combinations such as dribbling while running. A

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19

Receive and send an object with a partner. A

1

19

Strike a ball repeatedly with a paddle. A

1

19

Demonstrate skills of fleeing, chasing, and dodging. A

1

19

Identify and use a variety of relationships with objects. B

2

19

Throw at a target using correct form. B

2

19

Participate in vigorous physical activity. C

3

20

Identify at least one activity associated with each component of health-related fitness. C

3

20

Distinguish between activities that are vigorous and those that are not. C

4

20

Sustain moderate to vigorous physical activity for 10 minutes. C

4

20

Apply rules, procedures, and safe practices with little or no reinforcement. D

5

21

Exhibit cooperative behavior such as taking turns, supportive comments, and assisting others. D

5

21

Resolve conflicts in a socially acceptable way. D

6

21

Demonstrate safe actions during activities. D

5

22

Understand the concept of body systems and their functions. E

6

23

Recognize and practice good health habits. E 3

23

Demonstrate skills essential to avoid dangerous situations at school and home. E 5

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Grade 3 At the end of Third Grade, students should be able to:

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State Goal

Demonstrate mature form in all locomotor and non-locomotor patterns. A

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19

Demonstrate mature form with objects such as balls, jump ropes, hoops, and beanbags. A

1

19

Receive and send an object with a partner or in small groups. A

1

19

Demonstrate a gymnastic sequence. A

1

19

Participate in game activities using skills of fleeing, chasing, and dodging. A

1

19

Identify and use a variety of relationships with objects. B

2

19

Throw at a target using correct form. B

2

19

Participate in vigorous physical activity. C

3

20

Identify activities associated with each component of health-related fitness. C

3

20

Demonstrate an exercise routine using correct warm-up activities. C

4

20

Sustain moderate to vigorous physical activity for 10 minutes. C

4

20

Apply rules, procedures, and safe practices with little or no reinforcement. D

5

21

Exhibit cooperative behavior such as taking turns, supportive comments, and assisting others. D

5

21

Resolve conflicts in a socially acceptable way. D

6

21

Demonstrate safe actions during activities. D

5

22

Understand the concept of body systems and their functions. E 6

23

Identify and practice good health habits. E 3

23

Demonstrate skills essential to avoid dangerous situations at school and home. E 5

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Grade 4 At the end of Fourth Grade, students should be able to:

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State Goal

Demonstrate mature form in all locomotor and non-locomotor patterns. A

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19

Throw, catch, strike, and kick using mature form. A

1

19

Demonstrate some specialized skills for team games and partners. A

1

19

Develop and refine an activity using sequence and smooth transitions. (Gymnastics, rope jumping, dance) A

1

19

Participate in a team game using combined movement skills. A

1

19

Use appropriate practice to improve performance. B

2

19

Analyze and identify critical elements needed in various movement skills. B

2

19

Describe personal, psychological and emotional benefits of participation in physical activities. C

3

20

Identify activities associated with each component of health-related fitness. C

3

20

Interpret the results and understand the importance of fitness testing. C

4

20

Sustain moderate to vigorous physical activity over 15 minutes. C

4

20

Apply rules, procedures, and safe practices with little or no reinforcement. D

5

21

Exhibit cooperative skills while working with a partner or in a small group. D

5

21

Recognize the attributes of other students. D

6

21

Demonstrate safe actions during activities. D

5

22

Understand how body systems work together. E 6

23

Identify and practice good health habits. E 3

23

Identify and communicate ideas about health-related issues. E 3

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Grade 5 At the end of Fifth Grade, students should be able to:

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State Goal

Demonstrate mature form in all locomotor, non-locomotor, and manipulative skills. A

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19

Adapt and combine skills to meet the demands of complex situations. A

1

19

Throw a variety of objects using accuracy and force. A

1

19

Develop and refine an activity using sequence and smooth transitions. (Gymnastics, rope jumping, dance) A

1

19

Participate in a team game using combined movement skills A.

1

19

Identify practice and conditioning as ways to improve performance. B

2

19

Identify the basic strategies needed to improve performance. B

2

19

Describe personal, psychological and emotional benefits of participation in physical activities. C

3

20

Participate daily in some form of physical activity. C

3

20

Interpret the results and understand the importance of fitness testing. C

4

20

Sustain moderate to vigorous physical activity over 15 minutes. C

4

20

Assume responsibility for self. D

5

21

Exhibit cooperative skills while working with a partner or in a small group. D

5

21

Identify own personal strength and weaknesses in respect to physical ability. D

6

21

Use physical activity to express feeling and seek challenging experiences. D

5

22

Understand how body systems work together. E 6

23

Identify and practice good health habits. E 3

23

Identify and communicate ideas about health-related issues. E 3

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Grade 6 At the end of Sixth Grade, students should be able to:

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State Goal

Demonstrate mature form in all locomotor, non-locomotor, and manipulative skills. A

1

19

Adapt and combine skills to meet the demands of complex situations. A

1

19

Demonstrate the basic skills of selected sports. A

1

19

Develop and refine an activity using sequence and smooth transitions. (Gymnastics, rope jumping, dance) A

1

19

Participate in a team game using combined movement skills. A

1

19

Identify practice and conditioning as ways to improve performance. B

2

19

Identify the basic strategies needed to improve performance. B

2

19

Describe personal, psychological and emotional benefits of participation in physical activities. C

3

20

Participate daily in some form of physical activity. C

3

20

Interpret the results and understand the importance of fitness testing. C

4

20

Sustain moderate to vigorous physical activity over 15 minutes. C

4

20

Assume responsibility for self. D

5

21

Exhibit cooperative skills while working with a partner or in a small group. D

5

21

Identify own personal strength and weaknesses in respect to physical ability. D

6

21

Use physical activity to express feeling and seek challenging experiences. D

5

22

Understand how body systems work together. E 6

23

Identify and practice good health habits. E 3

23

Identify and communicate ideas about health-related issues. E 3

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Physical Education Standards By Grade Level 7 - 12

Grade 7 Grade 8 Grade 9 Grade 10 Grade 11 Grade 12

 

Grade 7 At the end of Seventh Grade students should be able to:

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State Goal

Demonstrates competence in modified versions of locomotor skills. A

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Demonstrates competence in modified versions of manipulative skills. A

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19

Demonstrates basic offensive and defensive strategies in team activities. A

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19

Demonstrates competence to participate safely in an activity. A

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19

Identify and distinguish between efficient and inefficient movement patterns. A

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19

Select appropriate practice procedures to learn and master skills and movement patterns. B

2

19

Plan personal physical activity goals. C

3

20

Participate in an individualized physical activity program. C

3

20

Applies principles of practice and conditioning appropriately. C

3

20

Assess physiological indicators of exercise during and after physical activity. C

4

20

Understand and apply basic principles of training to improve physical fitness. C

4

20

Engages in physical activity at the target heart rate for a minimum of 20 minutes. C

4

20

Solves problems by analyzing causes and potential solutions. D

5

21

Plays within the rules of a game or activity. D

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21

Makes choices based on the safety of self and others. D

5

21

Demonstrates cooperative skills during group physical activity. D

6

21

Recognize the social benefits of participation in physical activity. D

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Grade 8 At the end of Eighth Grade, students should be able to:

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State Goal

Demonstrate effective movement patterns in a variety of movement forms. A

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19

Perform selected sport skills using correct form. A

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19

Display safety procedures when participating in activities. A

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19

Apply advanced movement and game strategies. A

2

19

Identify the characteristics of a highly skilled performance. A

2

19

Establish personal physical activity goals. B

3

20

Participate in an individualized physical activity program. B

3

20

Demonstrate an understanding of the value of an active lifestyle. B

3

20

Understand and apply basic principles of training to improve physical fitness. C

4

20

Accurately determines maximal heart rate, resting heart rate, and heart rate reserve. C

4

20

Participates in fitness-enhancing physical activities at school and outside of school. C

4

20

Recognize the influence of peer pressure. D

5

21

Solve problems by analyzing causes and potential solutions. D

5

21

Makes choices based on the safety of self and others. D

5

21

Exhibits appropriate self-control and good sportsmanship during activity. D

5

21

Demonstrates supportive behavior to a teammate or opponent. D

5

21

Identify behaviors that are supportive and inclusive in physical activity. D

6

21

Respects the physical performance limitations of self and others. D

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Grade 9 At the end of Ninth Grade, students should be able to:

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State Goal

Demonstrate some competence in an increasing number of complex movement forms. A

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19

Understand the rules and strategies of a sport or activity and can apply them appropriately A

1

19

Demonstrate appropriate etiquette and ways of interacting with others on the team. A

1

19

Identify and apply characteristics of highly skilled performance. A

2

19

Design appropriate practice sessions to improve performance. A

2

19

Interpret information from fitness tests. B

3

20

Select physical activities based on personal interest, meaning, and fulfillment. B

3

20

Design a personal program to achieve and maintain health-related fitness goals. B

4

20

Provide a correct definition of physical fitness and cite appropriate fitness components. B

4

20

Recognize the value of sport and physical activity in understanding other students. C

5

21

Develop a personal philosophy concerning inclusive participation in physical activity. C

6

21

Use games to interact with others. C

6

21

Identify some popular games from various cultures. C

6

21

Contributes meaningfully to the achievement of a team. D

5

21

Recognizes that enjoyment and challenge as two of the reasons to participate in the activity. D

5

21

Pursue new activities both alone and with others. D

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Grade 10 At the end of Tenth Grade, students should be able to:

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National Standard

State Goal

Demonstrate competency in more complex versions of movement forms. A

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19

Demonstrate understanding of the rules and strategies of a sport or activity and apply them appropriately. A

1

19

Identify and apply characteristics of highly skilled performance. A

2

19

Develops appropriate practice procedures to improve skill and strategy of the activity. A

2

19

Accurately identifies the strengths and weakness of a performance. A

2

19

Locate and arrange opportunities for physical activity. B

3

20

Develop some sound strategies for incorporating physical activity into a comprehensive lifetime activity play. B

3

20

Seek and select health-enhancing activities based on personal interest, meaning, and fulfillment. B

3

20

Interpret information from a fitness test. B

4

20

Design a personal program to achieve and maintain health-related fitness goals. B

4

20

Discuss a minimum of two training principles appropriate for enhancing flexibility, strength, endurance, and cardio respiratory endurance. B

4

20

Apply safe practices, rules, procedures, and etiquette in all physical activity settings. C

5

21

Act independently of peer pressure. C

5

21

Resolve conflict in appropriate ways. C

5

21

Demonstrates an acceptance of the importance of rules and players following them. D

5

22

Recognize the importance of sport and physical activity in understanding multiculturalism. D

6

22

Contributes meaningfully to the achievement of a team D

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Grade 11 At the end of Eleventh Grade, Students should be able to:

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State Goal

Demonstrate proficiency in a few movement forms. A

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19

Display appropriate etiquette and safety in the setting of an activity. A

1

19

Demonstrate an understanding of the rules and strategies of a sport of activity and can apply them correctly. A

1

19

Implement effective practice procedures for proficient performance in a few movement forms. A

2

19

Design a long-term plan for self-improvement in a movement activity. A

2

19

Understand pertinent scientifically based information regarding movement performance. A

2

19

Recognize and understand the significance of physical activity in the maintenance of a healthy lifestyle. B

3

20

Willingly participate in games, sport, dance, outdoor pursuits, and other physical activities. B

3

20

Feel the need to maintain and improve physical fitness, motor skills and, knowledge about physical activity. B

3

20

Design a personal fitness program that encompasses all components of fitness. B

4

20

Participate regularly in health-enhancing fitness activities independent of the state mandates. B

4

20

Use the results of fitness assessments to guide changes in personal program of physical activity. B

4

20

Initiate independent and responsible personal behavior in physical activity settings. C

5

21

Accept responsibility for taking a leadership role and willingly follow as appropriate in order to accomplish group goals. C

5

21

Recognize the influence of participation in physical activity on fostering appreciation of cultural, ethnic, gender, and physical activity. D

6

22

Develop strategies for including persons of diverse backgrounds and abilities in physical activity. D

6

22

Recognize that physical activity can provide opportunities for positive social interaction. D

6

22

Enjoy regular participation in physical activity. D

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Grade 12 At the end of Twelfth Grade, Students should be able to:

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State Goal

Demonstrate proficiency in a few movement forms. A

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19

Demonstrate an understanding of the rules and strategies of a sport or activity and can apply them appropriately. A

1

19

Display appropriate etiquette and ways to interact with others in the physical activity. A

1

19

Display appropriate safety in the setting of the activity. A

1

19

Independently understand and apply advanced discipline- specific information. A

2

19

Understand pertinent scientifically based information regarding movement performance. A

2

19

Recognize elite levels of performance in a physical activity. A

2

19

Recognize the significance of physical activity in the maintenance of a healthy lifestyle. B

3

20

Recognize how and why adult patterns of participation change throughout their life. B

3

20

Assess, achieve, and maintain personal health-related fitness goals. B

4

20

Design a personal fitness program. B

4

20

Correctly identify barriers to regular exercise likely to be encountered following graduation from high school. B

4

20

Initiate responsible behavior, function independently, and positively influence behavior of others. C

5

21

Act as a neutralizer in avoiding conflict or as a mediator in settling conflicts. C

5

21

Accept responsibility for taking a leadership role and willingly follow as appropriate in order to accomplish group goals. C

5

21

Anticipate potentially dangerous consequences and outcomes of participation in physical activity. D

5

21

Recognize the importance of physical activity on fostering appreciation of cultural, ethnic, gender, and physical diversity. D

6

22

Recognize that physical activity can provide opportunities for positive social interaction. D

6

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