Kansas Education Resource Center


Grade  :  Grade 2
Content Area  :  Physical Education Approved 2005

1 Motor Skills
The student demonstrates competency in motor skills and movement patterns needed to perform a variety of physical activities building from Pre-Kindergarten through Kindergarten.
1.1 The student will demonstrate initial skills of locomotion and balance.
1.1.1 The student demonstrates initial form in galloping, skipping, hopping, and sliding.
1.1.2 The student demonstrates control in traveling, weight bearing, weight shifting, and balancing activities.
1.2 The student will demonstrate rhythmic patterns and manipulative ball skills.
1.2.1 The student combines locomotor patterns in time to music.
1.2.2 The student demonstrates the manipulative skills of throwing, catching, dribbling with hand and foot, kicking, and striking.
1.2.3 The student demonstrates motor patterns in simple combinations.





2 Learning Concepts
The student demonstrates understanding of movement concepts, principles, strategies, and tactics as they apply to the learning and performance of physical activities.
2.1 The student will identify body parts and levels.
2.1.1 The student identifies various body parts and levels in performing physical activities.
2.2 The student will demonstrate movement skills safely and appropriately.
2.2.1 The student applies movement concepts to a variety of basic skills.
2.2.2 The student recognizes appropriate safety practices in general space.
2.3 The student will develop performances as a response to corrective feedback.
2.3.1 The student corrects movement errors in response to corrective feedback.
2.3.2 The student explains that appropriate practice improves performance.





3 Active Participation
The student participates regularly in physical activity.
3.1 The student will be able to participate in a wide variety of non-structured and structured physical activities at moderate to vigorous levels both in and out of physical education.
3.1.1 The student engages in moderate to vigorous physical activity on an intermittent basis.
3.1.2 The student engages in a wide variety of physical activity outside of physical education.
3.1.3 The student participates in a variety of activities that involve manipulation of objects in and outside of physical education class.





4 Physical Fitness
The student achieves and maintains a health-enhancing level of physical fitness.
4.1 The student will understand the need for physical fitness.
4.1.1 The student demonstrates sufficient muscular strength to bear body weight for climbing, hanging, and momentary body support of the hands.
4.1.2 The student participates in a variety of games that increase breathing and heart rate.
4.1.3 The student sustains activity for increasingly longer periods of time while participating in various activities in physical education.
4.1.4 The student recognizes the health related physical fitness components.





5 Personal and Social Behavior
The student exhibits responsible personal and social behavior that respects self and others in physical activity settings.
5.1 The student will demonstrate self-management.
5.1.1 The student follows instructions and class procedures while participating in physical education.
5.1.2 The student works in diverse group settings without interfering with others.
5.1.3 The student uses equipment safely and appropriately.
5.1.4 The student demonstrates cooperation and consideration of others in group activities.
5.1.5 The student demonstrates socially acceptable conflict resolution during class activity.





6 Activity Appreciation
The student values physical activity for health, enjoyment, challenge, self-expression, and/or social interaction.
6.1 The student will appreciate various physical activities.
6.1.1 The student exhibits both verbal and nonverbal indicators of enjoyment.
6.1.2 The student willingly tries new movements and skills.
6.1.3 The student continues to participate when not successful on the first try.