PHYSICAL EDUCATION 1
Simple game activities play an important role in a child's development of physical skills and of attitudes toward physical activity. Cooperative activities and games promote active participation opportunities for students to apply and practice the concepts and skills they are learning. Children in grades 1 explore and experience individual and dual activities using running, jumping, and throwing skills to develop stamina, strength, and co-ordination. Students develop the ability to aim and project an object toward a target by participating in a variety of target activities.
PHYSICAL EDUCATION 2
Game activities play an important role in the development of a child's physical skills and attitudes toward physical activities, and provide experience in working cooperatively. Students begin to develop activity-specific motor skills including retaining possession of an object, sending and receiving objects using a variety of body parts and implements, and demonstrating a body-space awareness. Children continue to participate individually and with partners in running, jumping, and throwing activities to develop stamina, strength, and coordination. Personal fitness and coordination will be improved through a planned activity that includes walking, jogging, running, aerobics, and rope jumping.
PHYSICAL EDUCATION 3
Game activities play an important role in the development of a child's physical skills and attitudes toward physical activities, and provide experience in working cooperatively. Students begin to develop activity-specific motor skills and more refined game rules, use a variety of equipment, and learn various scoring systems. Appropriate competition with self and others is introduced. Children continue to participate individually and with partners in running, jumping, and throwing activities to develop stamina, strength, and co-ordination. Personal fitness and coordination will be enhanced through a planned program that includes walking, jogging, running, aerobics, and rope jumping.
PHYSICAL EDUCATION 4
Students demonstrate game skills and an understanding of terminology, etiquette, and rules. The value of teamwork is emphasized during problem-solving activities, which are used to develop game strategies. Safety of self and others is continually reinforced. Learning to run, jump, and throw correctly is the basis for many individual and dual activities. Students practice the correct techniques to safely handle equipment and to develop manipulative skills related to target activities, athletics (track and field), juggling, and skipping.
PHYSICAL EDUCATION 5
Students select and combine locomotor and non-locomotor skills in sequences using a variety of equipment. Through game activities, students learn co-operation, etiquette, fair play, and an understanding of rules and strategies. Students continue to participate in running, jumping, and throwing activities to develop strength, coordination, and stamina. These qualities will enhance their performance when participating in individual and dual activities.