Curriculum Focus Per Grade

GRADE 1 & 2GRADE 3GRADE 4 & 5
Team, Dual & Individual Sports
Students in grade 1 and 2 explore a variety of manipulative (throwing, catching, striking), locomotor (walking, running, skipping, hopping, galloping, jumping, leaping) and non-locomotor (twisting, balancing, extending) skills as individuals and in partners.
Emphasis is on working in a safe self-spaces while using equipment properly
Third grade game play focuses on the introduction of offense and defense. Students begin to work as teams in competitive environments. Game play includes making lead passes and moving to get open while avoiding a defender. Grade 4 & 5 students combine all manipulative (throwing, catching, striking), locomotor (walking, running, skipping, hopping, galloping, jumping, leaping) and non-locomotor (twisting, balancing, extending) skills in small sided, up to 4 v 4 competitive games, or cooperative activities.
Emphasis is on teamwork, switching from offense to defense and always showing good sportsmanship.
Dance
&
Gymnastics
Students develop locomotor and non locomotor skills in teacher designed activities on gymnastics mats, apparatus, or in response to simple beats and rhythms. Students combine their locomotor and non locomotor skills while cooperating with a partner to create and memorize a leading and following movement sequence.

Partners perform their movement sequences for the teacher or entire class.

Students combine locomotor and non locomotor skills in the creation of a movement sequence, that utilizes matching, mirroring or cannon while cooperating in small groups.
Students perform their movement sequences for the teacher or entire class.
Aquatics N/AStudents focus on water safety and water adjustment such as bobbing, treading water, and floating before developing proper mechanics of swimming strokes such as the front crawl, back crawl, breaststroke and butterfly.

Grade 4 & 5 aquatics lessons focus on refining proper mechanics of the 4 swimming stokes and extend their knowledge of water safety.
Students also enjoy a variety of water tag games, water polo and synchronized swimming and diving activities.
FitnessStudents develop and understanding for the benefits of physical activity, and actively engage in PE class as a means of improving fitness. The major components of health-related fitness are integrated into every lesson. Students regularly work to improve muscular strength, cardiovascular endurance, and flexibility Students participate in twice per year Fitnessgram test of physical fitness.

Students are assessed in the 4 areas of health-related fitness then use results to reflect on areas of needed improvement.

See Also, the age-based fitness standards located under FORMS AND NEWSLETTERS

Students participate in twice per year Fitnessgram test of physical fitness.

Students are assessed in the 4 areas of health-related fitness then use results to reflect on areas of needed improvement.

See Also, the age-based fitness standards located under FORMS AND NEWSLETTERS

 

FOR DETAILED INFORMATION ON S.H.A.P.E STANDARDS PLEASE VISIT:

http://www.shapeamerica.org/standards/pe/

Seasonal Map of Curriculum Activities

FALL WINTERSPRING
SoccerGymnastics Lacrosse
Team HandballVolleyballTrack & Field
Fitness IFloor HockeyGolf
Rackets/BadmintonDanceFrisbee
Cooperative GamesAquaticsRackets/Tennis
Field HockeyBowlingFitness II
FootballJumping Rope
Basketball

Fitnessgram Tests

FOR DETAILED INFORMATION ON THE FITNESSGRAM TEST PLEASE VISIT

http://www.cooperinstitute.org/healthyfitnesszone