Understand & Apply Movements in all directions with others, in a routine or while using an object
Object Manipulation & Control Skills
Football Pass and Catch, Punt and Run, football passing games, handoff tag, and running plays
Soccerball Kick and Punt, Dribble, Throw and Catch and games
Ball & Beanbag Catching and Throwing Overhand & Underhand Skills for Primary grades
Fitness Gram Physical Fitness Testing
Mile run/walk, 2 minute run, and Fitness Gram PACER running laps, curl-up, push up tests
Understanding Fitness Scores and Comparing National Scores to Personal Test Scores, upper grades
Performs controlled stick handling while dribbling, passing & shooting,
Show Royal Pride and cooperate & be a good sport in a floor hockey tournament
Practice movements to music individually, with partners in a circle, line or square formation. Respecting others and social skills are emphasized.
Perform fitness exercises to the beat of the music, or with an exercise video
Create and practice a footwork routine with small groups, applying movement concepts through rhythmic steps.
Gymnastics Static & Dynamic Balance and Apparatus Movements
Jumps, Weight Transfers, Balances, Flexibility Stretching and Maneuvers on Tumbling Mats
Weight Transfer Maneuvers on the following apparatuses: Floor, Balance Beam, Uneven Bars, Stall or Parallel Bars, Vaulting Horse
Calming "animal" poses and deep breathing to relaxing music grades K and 1
Wrestling Skills & Maneuvers
Learn and practice Neutral positions, Takedowns, Breakdowns, Pinning & escapes
Practice balance and weight transfer moves individually or verses a partner
Basketball & Volleyball Team Sports
Practice controlled ball handling skills, and perform sport specific movements like dribbling, passing and shooting during simple games like 21, Horse, and Around the World, etc.
National Physical Education Standards (K-12)
2017 National Standards for Physical Education, developed by SHAPE America and approved by the Minnesota Department of Education. WM Elementary Physical Education Curriculum mirrors the following National Physical Education Standards, and are imbedded in each of the standards based report cards. Physical activity is critical to the development and maintenance of good health. The goal of physical education is to develop physically educated individuals who have the knowledge, skills, and confidence to enjoy a lifetime of healthful physical activity.
A physically educated person: Application. The students will meet the physical education standards...... Standard: Motor Skills. The student will demonstrate competency a variety of motor skills and movement patterns.
Standard: Movement and Performance. The student will apply knowledge of movement concepts, principles, & strategies, and tactics related to movement and performance.
Standard: Physical activity and fitness. The student will demonstrate the knowledge and skills to achieve and maintain a health-enhancing level of physical activity and physical fitness.
Standard: Personal and social behavior. The student will exhibit responsible personal and social behavior that respects self and others.
Standard: Value of physical activity. The student will recognize the value of physical activity for health, enjoyment, challenge, self-expression, and social interaction.