South Carolina Learning Standards for Physical Education — Grade K


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K-1.1

Travel with control forward and sideways using a variety of locomotor skills (including run, jump, hop, gallop, and slide) and change directions in response to a signal or obstacle.

K-1.2

Move in general space in a controlled manner to avoid contact with people and objects and be able to stop in control on command.

K-1.3

Demonstrate beat awareness by moving to even and uneven rhythms (for example, galloping or sliding to the uneven rhythm of a drum beat or music).

K-1.4

Support body weight on a variety of body parts while maintaining stillness (for example, balancing on two hands and a foot).

K-1.5

Demonstrate controlled traveling, rolling, and balancing actions with or without equipment.

K-1.6

Throw, catch, kick, and strike objects in simple conditions (for example, tossing and catching in personal space, kicking and striking a stationary ball).

K-2.1

Identify fundamental movement skills (for example, hop, jump, gallop, slide, catch, throw, strike).

K-2.2

Identify basic body and space awareness movement concepts (for example, body parts, body shapes, non-locomotor movements such as bend and twist, personal and general space, high and low levels, directions, and pathways).

K-2.3

Identify a variety of spatial relationships with objects (for example, over, under, behind, beside, through).

K-2.4

Identify the physiological effects of moderate physical activity (for example, fast heart rate, rapid breathing, increase body temperature).

K-3.1

Sustain moderate-to-vigorous physical activity for short periods of time.

K-3.2

Engage in sustained physical activity that causes an increased heart rate, and rapid breathing.

K-3.3

Demonstrate muscular strength by supporting body weight for climbing, hanging, and momentarily supporting weight on hands (for example, maintaining a push-up position).

K-3.4

Engage in a variety of physical activities during leisure time (for example, t-ball, riding a bicycle, tag, hide-and-seek).

K-4.1

Share physical-activity space and equipment willingly with others.

K-4.2

Interact positively with others in physical-activity settings (for example, treating others with respect during physical activity regardless of personal differences, including gender, skill level, or ethnicity).

K-4.3

Work independently and with others on physical education tasks.

K-4.4

Participate appropriately as a member of the class by following directions and classroom rules and using safe physical-activity practices.

K-5.1

Participate willingly in individual and group physical activities.

K-5.2

Identify feelings resulting from participation in physical activities (for example, sense of excitement after running a 25 meter dash or completing the fun run).

K-5.3

Demonstrate a willingness to learn new fundamental movement skills and try new games.

K-5.4

Continue to participate/practice in physical activities after being unsuccessful in initial attempts.

K-5.5

Identify his or her likes and dislikes with regard to participating in physical activities.