National Physical Education Standards — Grade 2


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Refer to S3.E6.2

Recognizes the value of good health balance

S1.E1.2

Skips using a mature pattern.

S1.E10.2

Differentiates among twisting, curling, bending & stretching actions

S1.E11.2

Combines balances and transfers into a 3-part sequence (i.e., dance, gymnastics).

S1.E12.2

Developmentally appropriate/emerging outcomes first appear in Grade 3.

S1.E13.2

Throws underhand using a mature pattern.

S1.E14.2

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

S1.E15.2

Developmentally appropriate/emerging outcomes first appear in Grade 4.

S1.E16.2

Catches a self-tossed or well-thrown large ball with hands, not trapping or cradling against the body.

S1.E17.2a

Dribbles in self-space with preferred hand demonstrating a mature pattern.

S1.E17.2b

Dribbles using the preferred hand while walking in general space

S1.E18.2

Dribbles with the feet in general space with control of ball and body

S1.E19.2

Developmentally appropriate/emerging outcomes first appear in Grade 3.

S1.E2.2a

Runs with a mature pattern.

S1.E2.2b

Travels showing differentiation between jogging and sprinting.

S1.E20.2

Developmentally appropriate/emerging outcomes first appear in Grade 4.

S1.E21.2

Uses a continuous running approach and kicks a moving ball, demonstrating 3 of the 5 critical elements of a mature pattern.

S1.E22.2

Volleys an object upward with consecutive hits.

S1.E24.2

Strikes an object upward with a short-handled implement, using consecutive hits.

S1.E25.2

Strikes a ball off a tee or cone with a bat, using correct grip and side orientation/ proper body orientation.

S1.E26.2

Developmentally appropriate/emerging outcomes first appear in Grade 4.

S1.E27.2a

Jumps a self-turned rope consecutively forward and backward with a mature pattern.

S1.E27.2b

Jumps a long rope 5 times consecutively with student turners

S1.E3.2

Demonstrates 4 of the 5 critical elements for jumping and landing in a horizontal plane using a variety of 1- and 2-foot take-offs and landings

S1.E4.2

Demonstrates 4 of the 5 critical elements for jumping and landing in a vertical plane.

S1.E5.2

Performs a teacherand/or student-designed rhythmic activity with correct response to simple rhythms.

S1.E6.2

Developmentally appropriate/emerging outcomes first appear in Grade 3.

S1.E7.2a

Balances on different bases of support, combining levels and shapes.

S1.E7.2b

Balances in an inverted position* with stillness and supportive base.

S1.E8.2

Transfers weight from feet to different body parts/bases of support for balance and/or travel.a

S1.E9.2

Rolls in different directions with either a narrow or curled body shape.

S2.E1.2

Combines locomotor skills in general space to a rhythm.

S2.E2.2

Combines shapes, levels and pathways into simple travel, dance and gymnastics sequences.2

S2.E3.2

Varies time and force with gradual increases and decreases.

S2.E4.2

Developmentally appropriate/emerging outcomes first appear in Grade 3.

S2.E5.2

Developmentally appropriate/emerging outcomes first appear in Grade 3

S3.E1.2

Describes large-motor and/or manipulative physical activities for participation outside physical education class (e.g., before and after school, at home, at the park, with friends, with the family).

S3.E2.2

Actively engages in physical education class in response to instruction and practice

S3.E3.2a

Uses own body as resistance (e.g., holds body in plank position, animal walks)4 for developing strength.

S3.E3.2b

Identifies physical activities that contribute to fitness.

S3.E4.2

Developmentally appropriate/emerging outcomes first appear i Grade 3.

S3.E5.2

Developmentally appropriate/emerging outcomes first appear i Grade 3.

S3.E6.2

Recognizes the good health balance of good nutrition with physical activity.

S4.E1.2

Practices skills with minimal teacher prompting.

S4.E2.2

Accepts responsibility for class protocols with behavior and performance actions.

S4.E3.2

Accepts specific corrective feedback from the teacher.

S4.E4.2

Works independently with others in partner environments.

S4.E5.2

Recognizes the role of rules and etiquette in teacher-designed physical activities

S4.E6.2a

Works independently and safely in physical education.

S4.E6.2b

Works safely with physical education equipment.

S5.E2.2

Compares physical activities that bring confidence and challenge.

S5.E3.2

Identifies physical activities that provide self-expression (e.g., dance, gymnastics routines, practice tasks/games environment).

S5.E4.2

Developmentally appropriate/emerging outcomes first appear in Grade 3.