Courses of Study: Physical Education

Physical Education, Grade 2, 2009

1.) Demonstrate leaping and jumping skills by transferring and absorbing body weight in different ways.

Examples: leaping and absorbing weight on one foot, jumping and absorbing weight on two feet

2.) Demonstrate movements that combine shapes, levels, and pathways into simple sequences.

3.) Apply body management skills on the floor and on apparatus while performing simple individual and partner stunts.

4.) Demonstrate correct form while hopping, galloping, jumping, and sliding.

5.) Demonstrate ball moving skills by passing, dribbling a ball with dominant hand, kicking a slow moving ball, and throwing underhand with one arm.

6.) Display basic rope-jumping skills.

Examples: demonstrating a double side swing with a jump, demonstrating a side straddle, swinging a long rope with a partner

7.) Demonstrate simple folk, line, and mixer dances.

Examples: rhythm stick routines, ribbon dance routines, polka

8.) Utilize combinations of the fundamental movement skills of chasing, fleeing, and dodging.

9.) Identify cue words and terms associated with hopping, galloping, jumping, and sliding.

10.) Explain ways to resolve conflicts during physical activity in a school-approved manner.

Examples: walking away, speaking in a calm voice

11.) Demonstrate safety rules for physical education activities, including games that require implements and tag games that have designated boundaries.

12.) Describe the immediate effect of physical activity on heart rate, breathing rate, and perspiration.

Example: heart beat, breathing rate, amount of sweat increasing or decreasing according to intensity of activity

13.) Explain how physical activity affects overall health, including the heart, lungs, and muscular system.

14.) Explain ways in which food intake affects body composition and physical performance.