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Physical Education and Health

Competency 1: To perform movement skills in different physical activity settings

Motor Skills

Knowledge

Student constructs knowledge with teacher guidance.

Student applies knowledge by the end of the school year.

 

Student reinvests knowledge.

Elementary
Cycle
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Three
Types of skills1
  1. Locomotor skills
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  1. Moving about an area with and without obstacles
    1. Walks, crawls, skips, moves on all fours
         
    1. Runs, gallops, hops, performs standing long jump 
       
    1. Goes around and through obstacles
      (e.g. goes around cones, through a tunnel)
       
    1. Performs side steps and cross-steps, spins
   
    1. Goes over obstacles
      (e.g. jumps over hurdles)
  1. Moving about on apparatus
    1. Moves through low apparatus
      (e.g. walks along an overturned balance bench)
       
    1. Moves through apparatus of various heights
      (e.g. moves along a horizontal ladder, goes up a climbing wall)
   
    1. Climbs apparatus of various heights
      (e.g. goes up and down wall bars, climbs a rope)
   
  1. Moving about using objects
    1. Moves about using different objects
      (e.g. skates, skis, rolls a cylinder by walking on it)
  1. Running jumps
    1. Performs different running jumps
      (e.g. broad jump, high jump, half twist)
    1. Performs jumps using apparatus or springing apparatus
      (e.g. performs a straddle or split jump using a mini-trampoline)
     
    1. Performs different jumps over an obstacle using springing apparatus
      (e.g. vaults over a vaulting box using a springboard)
   
  1. Jumping rope
    1. Jumps rope (basic jump)
     
    1. Jumps rope in different ways
      (e.g. on one foot, backwards, while moving, with feet crossed)
   
  1. Floor rotations
    1. Performs a tuck forward roll
       
    1. Rolls in different ways
      (e.g. forward straddle roll)
   
    1. Performs complex rotations
      (e.g. cartwheel, round-off)
 
  1. Nonlocomotor skills
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  1. Balanced stances (postures) on the floor and on apparatus
    1. Maintains simple postures using different body parts for support
      (e.g. stork stand, arabesque on one knee)
   
    1. Maintains simple postures on apparatus
      (e.g. stork stand on balance bench, squatting on a fixed cylinder)
     
    1. Maintains complex postures using different body parts for support
      (e.g. headstand, handstand)
   
  1. Rotations on the spot and on apparatus
    1. Turns on his/her own axis on the floor
      (e.g. pivots on one foot, spins)
       
    1. Turns on his/her own axis in the air
      (e.g. does a half twist, full twist)
     
    1. Turns on his/her own axis on apparatus
      (e.g. pivots on a cylinder)
   
  1. Manipulation skills
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  1. Object manipulation
    1. Handles a variety of objects in different ways
      (e.g. moves a ball around his/her body, rolls a hoop)
       
    1. Handles a variety of objects used in specialized activities
      (e.g. circus arts, rhythmic gymnastics)
   
    1. Dribbles with one hand
      1. on the spot and while moving
       
      1. through obstacles
        (e.g. dribbles a ball between cones)
   
    1. Dribbles with feet
      1. on the spot and while moving
     
      1. through obstacles
   
    1. Juggles different patterns, using
      1. one object
       
      1. two objects
     
      1. three objects
     
    1. Juggles different patterns while moving, using
      1. one object
       
      1. two objects
       
      1. three objects
       
  1. Projecting objects without an implement
    1. Throws a variety of objects underhand at a target
      (e.g. throws a beanbag into a container, throws a ball at a bowling pin)
       
    1. Throws a variety of objects overhand at a target
      (e.g. throws a ball at a target on the wall)
     
    1. Strikes or kicks a variety of objects at a target
      (e.g. kicks a ball toward a bowling pin)
   
    1. Throws, strikes or kicks a variety of objects used in specialized activities
      (e.g. track and field, mini-basketball, mini-volleyball, soccer)
   
  1. Projecting objects with an implement
    1. Throws a variety of objects at a target using an implement
      (e.g. uses a stick to throw a ring at a bowling pin)
       
    1. Strikes a variety of objects at a target using an implement
      (e.g. hits a foam ball against a wall using a racket)
   
    1. Throws or strikes an object using an implement for specialized activities
      (e.g. mini-tennis, hockey)
   
  1. Receiving objects with or without an implement
    1. Catches a variety of objects using two hands
      (e.g. catches a ball after throwing it against a wall)
         
    1. Catches a variety of objects using one hand
      (e.g. catches a ball after one bounce on the floor)
       
    1. Catches an object using his/her foot in different ways
      (e.g. deflects, blocks, traps or controls)
   
    1. Catches an object using an implement
      (e.g. throws a ball against a wall and catches it with an intercrosse stick)
   
    1. Catches a variety of objects used in specialized activities
      (e.g. tchoukball, ultimate Frisbee, mini-football)
   

Knowledge

1.  Locomotor, nonlocomotor and manipulation skills draw on the knowledge described in the preceding pages (spatial concept, principles of balance, etc). For example, students must move in different directions, vary their speed, use different grips, adjust their balance, etc.   

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