Physical Education: K-8th Grade

Healthy Active Lifestyle

  • I can identify and apply basic principles of physical fitness

  • I can identify health risk factors that contribute to poor health

  • I can list the benefits of being fit

  • I can distinguish between aerobic and anaerobic exercise

  • I can utilize the principles of fitness

  • I can identify/apply principles of cardiovascular fitness to determine their impact on total fitness

  • I can apply heart rates to fitness programs

  • I can identify/apply principles of nutrition and weight management and its impact on total wellness

  • I can explain how exercise and nutrition affect the body

  • I can identify parts of the food pyramid

  • I can discuss and analyze the types, causes and effects of stress on health

  • I can participate regularly in physical activities for the purpose of improving skill and maintaining good health

  • I can describe healthful benefits that result from regular physical activity

Team and Lifetime Sports

  • I can understand the benefits and what being physically fit means

  • I can identify, demonstrate and apply (fill in sport skill name, ex. basketball) skills and strategies

  • I can identify the rules, scoring and terminology of _________________

  • I can describe offensive and defensive strategies

  • I can practice  various ______________skills needed to participate

  • I can do cardiovascular work weekly to enhance fitness

  • I can apply the rules of ___________________

  • I can evaluate the application of rules

  • I can practice various ____________ drills in individual and small groups to enhance skills

  • I can practice and demonstrate offensive and defensive strategies used in the game

  • I can apply and understand the rules, scoring and terminology for _____________________

  • I can identify the rules, scoring and terminology for _____________

Skill Development

  • I can demonstrate progress toward the mature form of all locomotor (movement) patterns

  • I can demonstrate control when performing loco motor (hop, skip, gallop, run, jump, slide) skills.

  • I can demonstrate control when performing non-loco motor (bending, stretching, balancing on one foot) skills.

  • I can demonstrate control when performing manipulative skills (kicking, throwing, striking).

  • I can demonstrate ways, (forward, sideways directions, fast and slow speeds, straight and curved pathways, over, under, behind,next to, and through), to travel through space without making contact with objects (cones, hoops, etc) or other students.

  • I can adapt a physical skill to the demands of a dynamic, unpredictable environment such as balancing with control on a variety of objects (balance board, large apparatus, skates)

  • I can demonstrate and describe the principles of movement, absorption and application of force (catching, throwing, goaltending).

Learning Skills

  • I can work on improving personal performance in fundamental and selected specialized motor skills such as throwing, catching, running

  • I can use critical elements of fundamental and specialized movement skills to provide feedback to others such as accurately recognizing the critical elements of a throw made by a fellow student and providing positive feedback to that student

  • I can identify and apply characteristics and critical elements of highly skilled perform­ance to develop movement competence or proficiency such as using internal and external information to modify movement during performance.

  • I can identify a health-related goal.

Understanding Physical Activity and Well Being

  • I can experience the opportunity for enjoyment while participating in physical activity

  • I can learn to enjoy practicing activities to increase skill competence

  • I can celebrate personal successes and achievements as well as those of others

  • I can use physical activity as a means of self-expression

  • I can enjoy learning new activities

Health Enhancing Fitness

  • I can identify several activities related to each component of physical fitness such as development of muscular strength

  • I can associate results of fitness testing to personal health status and the ability to perform various activities such as maintaining continuous aerobic activity for a specific time and/or activity and supporting, lifting, and controlling body weight in a variety of activities

  • I can assess physiological indicators of exercise such as pulse rate during and after physical activity

  • I can meet health-related fitness standards

  • I can describe the effects (1-3 effect) that physical activity have on the body, (e.g. faster heartbeat, increased pulse rate,increased breathing rate).

  • I can describe the benefits and exercises for maintaining a health-enhancing level of fitness.

  • I can identify the benefits of fitness programs.