Hop (one foot), gallop, slide, skip
Uses various locomotor skills in a variety of small-sided games/practice tasks, dance, and/or educational gymnastics experiences.
Uses appropriate speed in chase, flee, and dodge activities.
Jump & land for distance (horizontal)
Combines jumping and landing with traveling
Jump & land for height (vertical)
Combines traveling with jumping and landing.
Performs a cultural dance on beat with correct pattern.
Nonlocomotor or Educational Gymnastics
Balances with a partner demonstrating counterbalance, muscular tension, and extension of free body parts.
Weight Transfer & Rolling (OPTIONAL)
Uses transfers of weight or rolling as a transitional movement in a sequence.
Performs a forward roll or shoulder roll using momentum to come to a standing position.
Combines traveling, balance and weight transfers/rolls to create and perform an educational gymnastics sequence.
Throws underhand to a partner or target with accuracy.
Throws overhand to a partner or target with accuracy.
Catches an object at various levels and locations around the body (from partner).
Passing & Receiving with implements
Passing and receiving with a partner while stationary with accuracy.
Dribbles with preferred hand using mature pattern while jogging.
Dribbles while increasing and decreasing speeds.
Dribbles with feet using mature pattern while jogging.
Dribbles with feet while increasing and decreasing speeds.
Kicking (force or distance)
Kicks a ball with a running approach for accuracy.
Kicks a moving ball with a running approach.
Passing & Receiving with feet
Passes and receives the ball with the insides/outsides of the feet to a moving partner.
Strikes an object in partner or small-sided practice tasks.
Overhead volleys a ball with two hands, body positioned under the ball, and contact made with finger pads sending it upward.
Striking, short implement
Strikes an object with a shorthandled implement sending it forward using a forehand pattern with side to target and implement back in preparation.
Strikes an object with a longhandled implement with proper grip, body orientation, and swing plane.
Performs a simple jump rope routine with short or long rope.
Movement Knowledge & Applicatiton
Space Awareness (location)
Compares and contrasts open and closed spaces.
Applies the concept of open space to combination skills (e.g., traveling and dribbling).
Space Awareness (pathways, levels, directions
Compares and contrasts use of pathways, levels, and directions.
Uses pathways, levels, and directions in a variety of smallsided games/practice tasks, dance, and/or educational gymnastics experiences.
Compares and contrasts use of speeds and forces within movement.
Uses speeds and forces in a variety of smallsided games/practice tasks, dance, and/or educational gymnastics experiences.
Relationships (body shapes, with objects, with people)
Compares and contrasts relationships in movement.
Uses relationships in a variety of smallsided games/practice tasks, dance, and/or educational gymnastics experiences.
Movement Principles (base of support, muscle tension, ready position)
Explains how movement principles are used in a variety of dance and/or educational gymnastic experiences.
Applies movement principles in a variety of dance and/or educational gymnastics experiences.
Explains how to correctly perform a skill.
Designs and implements simple strategies in game-like activities.
Exhibits responsible behavior in group settings.
Reflects on personal behavior in group settings.
Listens respectfully to corrective feedback from teachers and peers.
Interacts positively with others regardless of personal differences.
Adheres to specific rules to promote fair play in small-sided games.
Applies safety principles in all physical activities.