National Physical Education Standards — Grade K


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S1.E1.K

Performs locomotor skills (hopping, galloping, running, sliding, skipping) while maintaining balance.

S1.E10.K

Contrasts the actions of curling & stretching

S1.E11.K

Developmentally appropriate/emerging outcomes first appear in Grade 2.

S1.E12.K

Developmentally appropriate/emerging outcomes first appear in Grade 3.

S1.E13.K

Throws underhand with opposite foot forward.

S1.E14.K

Developmentally appropriate/emerging outcomes first appear in Grade 2.

S1.E15.K

Developmentally appropriate/emerging outcomes first appear in Grade 4.

S1.E16.Ka

Drops a ball and catches it before it bounces twice.

S1.E16.Kb

Catches a large ball tossed by a skilled thrower.

S1.E17.K

Dribbles a ball with one hand, attempting the second contact.

S1.E18.K

Taps a ball using the inside of the foot, sending it forward.

S1.E19.K

Developmentally appropriate/emerging outcomes first appear in Grade 3.

S1.E2.K

Developmentally appropriate/emerging outcomes first appear in grade 2.

S1.E20.K

Developmentally appropriate/emerging outcomes first appear in Grade 4.

S1.E21.K

Kicks a stationary ball from a stationary position, demonstrating 2 of the 5 elements of a mature kicking pattern.

S1.E22.K

Volleys a light-weight object (balloon), sending it upward.

S1.E23.K

Developmentally appropriate/emerging outcomes first appear in Grade 4

S1.E24.K

Strikes a lightweight object with a paddle or short-handled racket.

S1.E25.K

Developmentally appropriate/emerging outcomes first appear in Grade 2.

S1.E26.K

Developmentally appropriate/emerging outcomes first appear in Grade 2.

S1.E27.Ka

Executes a single jump with self-turned rope.

S1.E27.Kb

Jumps a long rope with teacher-assisted turning.

S1.E3.K

Performs jumping & landing actions with balance. Note: This outcome applies to both horizontal and vertical jumping & landing

S1.E4.K

Performs jumping & landing actions with balance. Note: This outcome applies to both horizontal and vertical jumping & landing

S1.E5.K

Performs locomotor skills in response to teacher-led creative dance. (S1.E5.K)

S1.E6.K

Developmentally appropriate/emerging outcomes first appear in Grade 3.

S1.E7.Ka

Maintains momentary stillness on different bases of support.

S1.E7.Kb

Forms wide, narrow, curled & twisted body shapes.

S1.E8.K

Developmentally appropriate/emerging outcomes first appear in Grade 1.

S1.E9.K

Rolls sideways in a narrow body shape.

S2.E1.Ka

Differentiates between movement in personal (self-space) and general space.

S2.E1.Kb

Moves in personal space to a rhythm.

S2.E2.K

Travels in 3 different pathways.

S2.E3.K

Travels in general space with different speeds.

S2.E4.K

Developmentally appropriate/emerging outcomes first appear in Grade 3.

S3.E1.K

Identifies active-play opportunities outside physical education class.

S3.E2.K

Actively participates in physical education class.

S3.E3.K

Recognizes that when you move fast, your heart beats faster and you breathe faster.3

S3.E4.K

Developmentally appropriate/emerging outcomes first appear in Grade 3

S3.E5.K

Developmentally appropriate/emerging outcomes first appear in Grade 3

S3.E6.K

Recognizes that food provides energy for physical activity.

S4.E1.K

Follows directions in group settings (e.g., safe behaviors, following rules, taking turns)

S4.E2.K

Acknowledges responsibility for behavior when prompted.

S4.E3.K

Follows instruction/ directions when prompted.

S4.E4.K

Shares equipment and space with others.

S4.E5.K

Recognizes the established protocol for class activities.

S4.E6.K

Follows teacher directions for safe participation and proper use of equipment with minimal reminders.

S5.E1.K

Recognizes that physical activity is important for good health.

S5.E2.K

Acknowledges that some physical activities are challenging/ difficult.

S5.E3.Ka

Identifies physical activities that are enjoyable.

S5.E3.Kb

Discusses the enjoyment of playing with friends.

S5.E4.k

Developmentally appropriate/emerging outcomes first appear in Grade 3