Students will demonstrate motor skills and movement pattern, and be able to use these skills and patterns in a variety of physical activities.
Enduring Understanding: Repetition of proper technique leads to improvement.
Essential Question: What different ways can the body move given a specific purpose?
The intent of this standard is development of the physical skills needed to enjoy participation in
physical activities. Mastering movement fundamentals establishes a foundation to facilitate continued motor skill acquisition and gives students the capacity for successful and advanced
levels of performance to further the likelihood of participation on a daily basis.
Curricular Outcome: Students will demonstrate competency in motor skills and movement patterns needed to perform a variety of physical activities
Students will demonstrate understanding of rules, strategies, and tactics, and be able to apply these concepts in a variety of games and activities
Enduring Understanding: You must know what your body is doing.
Essential Question: How can I move effectively and efficiently?
The intent of this standard is facilitation of learners’ ability to use cognitive information to understand and enhance motor skill acquisition and performance. It enhances the ability to use the mind to control or direct one’s performance. This includes the application of concepts from disciplines such as motor learning and development, sport psychology and sociobiology, and biomechanics and exercise physiology.
Curricular Outcome: Students will demonstrate understanding of movement concepts, principles, strategies and tactics as they apply to the learning and performance of physical activities.
Student will engage in a physically active lifestyle that helps achieve, maintain a health enhancing level of fitness, and understand why they are important
Enduring Understandings: *Fit people engage in physical activity on a regular basis.
*Fitness is a process, not a product
Essential Questions: *What can I do to be physically active, and why is this important?
*Why is it important to be physically fit and how can I stay fit?
The intent of this standard is the establishment of patterns of regular participation in meaningful physical activity. This standard connects what is done in the physical education class with the lives of students outside the classroom. Although participation within the physical education class is important, what the student does outside the physical education class is crucial to developing an active, healthy lifestyle that has the potential to help prevent a variety of problems among future generations of adults. Students make use of the skills and knowledge learned in physical education class as they engage in regular physical activity outside the physical education class. They demonstrate effective self-management skills that enable them to participate in physical activity on a regular basis. The development of students’ knowledge, skills and willingness to accept responsibility for personal fitness, leading to an active, healthy lifestyle. Students develop higher levels of basic fitness and physical competence as needed for many work situations and active leisure participation. Health-related fitness components include cardio-respiratory endurance, muscular strength and endurance, flexibility and body composition.
Curricular Outcome: Students will participate regularly in physical activity and will incorporate fitness and wellness concepts to achieve and maintain a health- enhancing level of physical fitness.
Students will demonstrate how physical activity provides opportunities for enjoyment, challenge, self-expression and social interaction, and exhibit responsible personal and social behavior that respects self and others.
Enduring Understanding: Responsible behaviors are necessary in order to be a positive influence on others in physical activity.
Essential Question: How do I interact with a group in order to achieve my physical activity goals?
The intent of this standard is the achievement of self-initiated behaviors that promote personal and group success in activity settings. These include safe practices, adherence to rules and procedures, etiquette, cooperation and teamwork, ethical behavior and positive social interaction. Key to this standard is developing respect for individual similarities and differences through positive interaction among participants in physical activity. Similarities and differences include characteristics of culture, ethnicity, motor performance, disabilities, physical characteristics (e.g., strength, size, shape), gender, age, race and socioeconomic status. The student will develop an awareness of the intrinsic values and benefits of participation in physical activity that provides personal meaning. Physical activity provides opportunities for self-expression and social interaction and can be enjoyable, challenging and fun. These benefits develop self-confidence and promote a positive self-image, thereby enticing people to continue participation in activities throughout their life span.
Curricular Outcome: Students will exhibit responsible personal and social behavior that respects self and others in physical activity settings and will choose physical activity for health, enjoyment, challenge, self-expression and/or social interaction to sustain a physically active lifestyle.