Indiana Learning Standards - Physical Education — Grade 8


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8.1.1

Combine and refine fundamental techniques in games and sports and work towards achieving competence in increasingly complex physical activity contexts.

8.1.2

Create rhythmic movement patterns demonstrating an understanding of steady beat, tempo, and phrasing of music to maintain and improve fitness.

8.2.1

Explore basic physics principles (action-reaction, trajectory, levers, linear velocity) that are utilized in specific sport activities.

8.2.2

Analyze an athletes performance of a sport skill, using technology, and provide suggestions for improving the performance.

8.2.3

Describe strategies used in a net/wall game situation.

8.3.1

Choose health-enhancing physical activities for leisure time.

8.3.2

Participate in a variety of activities based upon likes, dislikes, fitness needs, environment, and availability of resources.

8.3.3

Locate and participate in new activities available in the community.

8.3.4

Choose activities based upon skill level and individual physical needs.

8.4.1

Participate in a personal health-related physical fitness program.

8.4.2

Assess fitness levels and develop a personal exercise program that will maintain or improve all fitness components.

8.5.1

Develop leadership and followership skills and personal choice in physical activity settings.

8.5.2

Perform safely and follow class rules of conduct and game rules.

8.5.3

Recognize and correct unsafe situations related to participation in physical activities.

8.5.4

Demonstrate a positive attitude toward self and peers through physical activity.

8.5.5

Value others during physical activity.

8.5.6

Resolve conflicts and accept decisions or judgments in socially acceptable ways.

8.6.1

Exhibit winning and losing gracefully within the physical activity context.

8.6.2

Engage in challenging new physical activities.

8.6.3

Engage in independent and interactive physical activity.