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Physical Education - Grade 7 Beginning Team Sports [Fall 2016]
Core Standards of the Course
Students will achieve a level of competency in motor skills and movement patterns.
Students in grade seven develop a solid foundation in skills and competencies. They are still mastering basic manipulative skills, and are ready to engage in lead-up games and drills that provide a progression toward participation in regulation or advanced play. Students will apply skills in modified games, and may be introduced to regulation rules and game play. Instruction includes an introduction to training principles and activities that can enhance health-related fitness as students pursue personal fitness goals.
Students will apply knowledge to attain efficient movement and performance.
Students will use tactics utilizing space, pathways, shapes, levels, speed, direction, force, and strategy for effective movement in an activity setting. Students will utilize defensive and offensive strategies to gain advantage in a game setting.
Perform skills in an increasingly complex environment (e.g., from dribbling to dribbling on the run, from throwing football from a stationary to a moving target, hitting a stationary hockey puck to hitting a moving puck).
Students will understand the components necessary to maintain a healthy level of fitness to support engagement in physical activity.
Students will identify the components of designing, monitoring, and evaluating physical fitness. They will recognize and apply fitness concepts of personal activities to maintain a lifetime of fitness.
Students will develop cooperative skills and positive personal behavior through communication and respect for self and others.
Students exhibit personal responsibility in a group setting by working well with others, accepting feedback, and understanding how rules and etiquette contribute to a safe and enjoyable environment. Students will review outdoor pursuits and understand how setting is an important factor in ensuring a safe and enjoyable experience.
Students will appraise the personal value of physical activity as a tool for wellness, challenges, and interacting with appropriate social skills with friends and family.
Students understand that physical activity provides the opportunity for enjoyment, challenges, self-expression, and social interaction.
http://www.uen.org - in partnership with Utah State Board of Education (USBE) and Utah System of Higher Education (USHE). Send questions or comments to USBE Specialist - Jodi Kaufman and see the Physical Education website. For general questions about Utah's Core Standards contact the Director - DIANA SUDDRETH .