National Physical Education Standards — Grade 1


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S1.E1.1

Hops, gallops, jogs and slides using a mature pattern.

S1.E10.1

Demonstrates twisting, curling, bending & stretching actions.

S1.E11.1

Developmentally appropriate/emerging outcomes first appear in Grade 2.

S1.E12.1

Developmentally appropriate/emerging outcomes first appear in Grade 3.

S1.E13.1

Throws underhand, demonstrating 2 of the 5 critical elements of a mature pattern.

S1.E14.1

Developmentally appropriate/emerging outcomes first appear in Grade 2.

S1.E15.1

Developmentally appropriate/emerging outcomes first appear in Grade 4.

S1.E16.1a

Catches a soft object from a self-toss before it bounces.

S1.E16.1b

Catches various sizes of balls self-tossed or tossed by a skilled thrower.

S1.E17.1

Dribbles continuously in self-space using the preferred hand.

S1.E18.1

Taps or dribbles a ball using the inside of the foot while walking in general space.

S1.E19.1

Developmentally appropriate/emerging outcomes first appear in Grade 3.

S1.E2.1

Developmentally appropriate/emerging outcomes first appear in grade 2.

S1.E20.1

Developmentally appropriate/emerging outcomes first appear in Grade 4.

S1.E21.1

Approaches a stationary ball and kicks it forward, demonstrating 2 of the 5 critical elements of a mature pattern.

S1.E22.1

Volleys an object with an open palm, sending it upward.

S1.E23.1

Developmentally appropriate/emerging outcomes first appear in Grade 4.

S1.E24.1

Strikes a ball with a short-handled implement, sending it upward.

S1.E25.1

Developmentally appropriate/emerging outcomes first appear in Grade 2.

S1.E26.1

Developmentally appropriate/emerging outcomes first appear in Grade 4.

S1.E27.1a

Jumps forward or backward consecutively using a selfturned rope

S1.E27.1b

Jumps a long rope up to 5 times consecutively with teacher-assisted turning.

S1.E3.1

Demonstrates 2 of the 5 critical elements for jumping and landing in a horizontal plane using 2-foot take-offs and landings.

S1.E4.1

Demonstrates 2 of the 5 critical elements for jumping and landing in a vertical plane.

S1.E5.1

Combines locomotor and nonlocomotor skills in a teacher-designed dance.

S1.E6.1

Developmentally appropriate/emerging outcomes first appear in Grade 3.

S1.E7.1

Maintains stillness on different bases of support with different body shapes.

S1.E8.1

Transfers weight from one body part to another in selfspace in dance and gymnastics environments.

S1.E9.1

Rolls with either a narrow or curled body shape.

S2.E1.1

Moves in self-space and general space in response to designated beats/ rhythms. (

S2.E2.1a

Travels demonstrating low, middle and high levels.

S2.E2.1b

Travels demonstrating a variety of relationships with objects (e.g., over, under, around, through)

S2.E3.1a

Differentiates between fast and slow speeds

S2.E3.1b

Differentiates between strong and light force.

S2.E4.1

Developmentally appropriate/emerging outcomes first appear in Grade 3.

S2.E5.1

Developmentally appropriate/emerging outcomes first appear in Grade 3

S3.E1.1

Discusses the benefits of being active and exercising and/ or playing.

S3.E2.1

Actively engages in physical education class.

S3.E3.1

Identifies the heart as a muscle that grows stronger with exercise, play and physical activity.

S3.E4.1

Developmentally appropriate/emerging outcomes first appear in Grade 3.

S3.E5.1

Developmentally appropriate/emerging outcomes first appear in Grade 3

S3.E6.1

Differentiates between healthy and unhealthy foods.

S4.E1.1

Accepts personal responsibility by using equipment and space appropriately.

S4.E2.1

Follows the rules & parameters of the learning environment.

S4.E3.1

Responds appropriately to general feedback from the teacher

S4.E4.1

Works independently with others in a variety of class environments (e.g., small and large groups)

S4.E5.1

Exhibits the established protocols for class activities.

S4.E6.1

Follows teacher directions for safe participation and proper use of equipment without teacher reminders.

S5.E1.1

Identifies physical activity as a component of good health

S5.E2.1

Recognizes that challenge in physical activities can lead to success.

S5.E3.1a

Describes positive feelings that result from participating in physical activities.

S5.E3.1b

Discusses personal reasons (i.e., the why) for enjoying physical activities.

S5.E4.1

Developmentally appropriate/emerging outcomes first appear in Grade 3.