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Physical Education Objectives

COMPETENCIES and Suggested Objectives: Wink

1. Demonstrate competency in motor skills and movement patterns needed to perform a variety of physical activities. (GM, FM)

a. Demonstrate proficiency in team-oriented skills.
b. Improve upon a variety of advanced manipulative skills.


2. Demonstrate understanding of movement concepts, principles, strategies, and tactics as they apply to the learning and performance of physical activities. (C, L, F, AP, P)

a. Analyze peer performance on specific movement skills.
b. Determine offensive and defensive strategies while participating in team and individual sports.
c. Use the outcomes of strategic decisions to encourage the improvement of personal performance.


3. Exhibit a physically active lifestyle. (GM, FM, L, C, AP)

a. Participate in a variety of movement skill-related activities, which encourages a lifetime of physical fitness.
b. Select activities that promote a physically active lifestyle by determining the health and fitness benefits of team, dual, individual, and lifetime activities.
c. Create a plan to maximize success in a variety of activities (i.e., picnic, camping trip, flag football, picking up litter, etc.).


4. Achieve and maintain a health-enhancing level of physical fitness. (C, L, GM, AP)

a. Develop and participate in an appropriate physical fitness program to improve personal fitness over an extended period of time.
b. Maintain the five health related fitness components (i.e., aerobic fitness, muscular strength, muscular endurance, flexibility, body composition) to live a healthy lifestyle through the development of a fitness plan.

5. Exhibit responsible personal and social behavior that respects self and others in physical activity settings. (C, S, P, GM, FM, AP)

a. Engage in physical activities that encourage self-motivation and goal setting.
b. Cooperate with peers personally and socially through physical activities.
c. Acknowledge differences in peer abilities while working together to achieve physical activity goals.
d. Develop an awareness of different cultures while respecting similarities and differences.
e. Identify the effects of age on lifelong physical activity preferences and participation.


6. Value physical activity for health, enjoyment, challenge, self-expression, and/or social interaction. (S, AP, GM, L, P)

a. Interact with peers in a fun and challenging environment while participating in group-related physical activities.
b. Recognize that participation in physical activity can provide opportunities for positive social interaction.
c. Understand the value and benefits of physical activity which lead to a healthier lifestyle.