Course Description

  • This course is designed to give students the opportunity to learn through a comprehensive sequentially planned Physical Education program in accordance with the Kansas/National Physical Education Standards. The emphasis is on moving through space and time. Students will learn to demonstrate the qualities of movement (space, time, force, flow, levels, directions, and pathways) as they perform a variety of fundamental locomotor (running, hopping, skipping, jumping, leading, sliding, galloping) and nonlocomotor (bending, twisting, turning, rocking, swaying, balancing, stretching, pushing, and pulling) skills. Students will learn to manipulate objects with purposeful movement (throwing, catching, striking, kicking, bouncing, and rolling).  Students will participate in a variety of fitness development activities, as well as, safety rules for self and others.  Activities of instruction include social skills, fitness, movement qualities, and manipulatives.