Physical Education Curriculum
P.E. Teacher: Mr. Pat Battani
 
JUNIOR KINDERGARTEN
  • Develops and refines gross-motor skills (e.g., hopping, galloping, jumping, running and marching)
  • Uses objects and props to develop spatial awareness and coordination skills (e.g., throw and catch balls and Frisbees, twirl a hula-hoop about the hips)
  • Moves safely in the gym, both in personal and general space
  • Moves the body in a variety of ways, with and without music
  • Responds to changes in tempo and a vareity of musical rhythms through body movement
  • Plays independently and cooperatively in pairs and small groups
  • Demonstrates how to enter into play when a group of children are already involved in play
  • Takes turns with equipment and while participating in activities in which all children do not perform the same tasks simultaneously
KINDERGARTEN
  • Demonstrates movement concepts of location, directionality, levels, pathways, extensions, time, and relationships
  • Demonstrates selected elements of a variety of nonlocomotor skills
  • Demonstrates selected elements of mature walking and running form
  • Demonstrates stability while jumping, walking, starting and stopping movement
  • Demonstrates selected elements of mature form when rolling and throwing (underhand)
  • Demonstrates basic even and uneven rhythmic patterns
  • Develops muscular strength and endurance in simple activities
  • Recognizes varying types of physical activities
  • Recognizes and identifies one of the five components of health-related fitness
  • Identifies that physical activity can lead to increased heart rate, breathing rate, persipiration, etc.
  • Exhibits behaviors which exemplify best effort, cooperation, and compassion with teacher prompting

GRADE 1

  • Demonstrates movement conepts of space awareness, effort, and relationships
  • Demonstrates selected elements of a variety of lcomotor and nonlocomotor skills
  • Demonstrates selected elements of mature form of manipulative skills of roll, underhand throw, two-handed catch and stationary kick
  • Demonstrates a movement pattern (locomotor and axial) to even and uneven rhythms
  • Demonstrates muscular strength, muscular endurance and flexibility while performing simple activities
  • Identifies safety rules and procedures for selected physical activities
  • Identifies three of the five components of health-related fitness
  • Identifies that moderate levels of physical activity increase heart rate, breathing rate, perspiration, etc. and achieves these moderate levels of physical activity
  • Exhibits selected behaviors which exemplify the personal/social character traits of responsibility, best effort, and cooperation

GRADE 2

  • Demonstrates movement concepts of space awareness, effort, and relationships
  • Demonstrates mature form of a variety of locomotor skills
  • Demonstrates selected elements of a variety of nonlocomotor skills
  • Demonstrates selected elements of mature form of manipulative skills of roll, underhand throw, overhand throw, catch, kick, hand dribble and volley
  • Demonstrates self-selected locomotor and axial movement patterns to even and uneven rhythms and compares basic rhythmic patterns
  • Understands safetey rules and procedures for selected physical activities
  • Identifies the five components of health-related fitness
  • Meets the criterion-referenced health-related fitness standards for age and gender (cardiorespiratory, muscular strength and endurance, and flexibility) through the President's Challenge Physical Fitness Test)
  • Sustains moderate to vigorous levels of physical activity that cause increased heart rate, breathing rate, perspiration, etc. and differentiate between moderate and vigorous levels
  • Exhibits selected behaviors which exemplify each of the personal/social character traits of responsibility, best effort, cooperation, compassion, initiative and leadership

GRADE 3

  • Demonstrates movement concepts of space awareness, effort, and relationships
  • Demonstrates mature form of a variety of locomotor and nonlocomotor skills
  • Demonstrates mature form of roll, underhand throw, and overhand throw
  • Demonstrates selected elements of mature form of catch, kick, foot dribble, strike with hand, hand dribble and volley
  • Demonstrates self-selected locomotor and axial movement patterns to even and uneven rhythms in repetition and creates a simple repeating rhythmic sequence by combinbing a variety of movement skills
  • Describes the five components of health-related fitness
  • Meets the criterion-referenced health-related fitness standards for age and gender (cardiorespiratory, muscular strength and endurance, and flexibility through the President's Challenge Physical Fitness Test)
  • Describes the physiological indicators associated with moderate physical activity (e.g., sweating, increased heart rate, increased respiration, palpating pulse) and adjusts participation/effort 
  • Exhibits behaviors which exemplify each of the personal/social character traits of responsibility, best effort, cooperation, compassion, constructive competition, initiative and leadership

GRADE 4

  • Demonstrates movement concepts of space awareness, effort, and relationships
  • Demonstrates selected elements of mature form of a variety of locomotor and nonlocomotor skills
  • Demonstrates selected elements of mature form of roll, underhand throw, overhand throw, catch, kick, foot dribble, strike with hand and short-handled implements, chest pass, bounce pass, hand dribble, and volley (forearm pass)
  • Performs a three-element movement sequence (e.g., rhythmic, aerobic, or tumbling activities)
  • Demonstrates the reversal of rhythmic locomotor patterns and change of direction
  • Creates a repeating rhythmic sequence by combining a variety of mature movement skills
  • Participates in target, invasion, net/wall, and striking/fielding games
  • Understands the five components of health-related fitness
  • Meets the criterion-referenced health-related fitness standards for age and gender (cardiorespiratory, muscular strength and endurance, and flexibility through the President's Challenge Physical Fitness Test)
  • Describes the physiological indicators associated with moderate physical activity (e.g., sweating, increased heart rate, increased respiration, palpating pulse) and adjusts participation/effort 
  • Exhibits behaviors which exemplify each of the personal/social character traits of responsibility, best effort, cooperation, compassion, constructive competition, initiative and leadership

GRADE 5

  • Demonstrates movement concepts of space awareness, effort, and relationships with mature form of fundamental motor skills
  • Demonstrates mature form of a variety of locomotor and nonlocomotor skills
  • Demonstrates mature form of roll, underhand throw, overhand throw, catch, kick, foot dribble, strike with hand and short and long handled implements
  • Demonstrates selected elements of mature form of chest pass, bounce pass, hand dribble, volley (forearm pass, overhead set) and punt
  • Performs a three-element movement sequence (e.g., rhythmic, aerobic, or tumbling activities) with flow
  • Demonstrates a sequence of rhythmic patterns traveling along pathways (i.e., circle, zigzag, straight line)
  • Integrates basic rhythmic formations, positions, and steps into rhythmic activity
  • Participates in target, invasion, net/wall, and striking/fielding games
  • Predicts results for the criterion referenced health-related fitness standards
  • Meets the criterion-referenced health-related fitness standards for age and gender (cardiorespiratory, muscular strength and endurance, and flexibility through the President's Challenge Physical Fitness Test)
  • Measures the physiological indicators associated with moderate physical activity (e.g., sweating, increased heart rate, increased respiration, palpating pulse) and adjusts participation/effort 
  • Exhibits behaviors which exemplify each of the personal/social character traits of responsibility, best effort, cooperation and compassion
  • Apply behaviors which exemplify each of the personal/social character traits of constructive competition, initiative and leadership