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Using the State Curriculum: Physical Education, High School

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Physical Education

State Curriculum TOOLKIT

Tools aligned to State Curriculum expectations.

  • Sample Assessments
    Items and annotated student responses as appropriate

Standard 1 Skillfulness

Students will demonstrate the ability to enhance their performance of a variety of physical skills by developing fundamental movement skills, creating original skill combinations, combining skills effectively in skill themes, and applying skills.

Topic

A. Fundamental Movement

Indicator

1. Choose and analyze fundamental movement skills in a variety of physical education activities.

Objectives

a. Demonstrate and differentiate fundamental movement skills, skill combinations, and skill themes while participating in physical activity.

b. Categorize and perform a selection of activities that improve or maintain skill-related components of fitness.

Topic

B. Creative Movement

Indicator

1. Develop and critique creative skill combinations in a variety of physical activities.

Objectives

a. Design, demonstrate, and evaluate a group creative performance sequence that exhibits quality movement based on common themes such as: self expression, rhythmical interpretation, form, or style.

Topic

C. Skill Themes

Indicator

1. Evaluate the performance and strategies used to solve tactical game problems.

Objectives

a. Justify and use different concepts and strategies for each category of strategic games (net/wall, invasion, striking/fielding, and target activities) such as: offensive and defensive strategies or on and off the ball movements.

2009-05-27