Elementary Physical Education
The five model physical education standards include the following content areas: Locomotor Movement, Manipulatives, Movement Concepts, Rhythmic Skills, Combinations of Movement Patterns, Body Management, Fitness Concepts, Aerobic Capacity, Flexibility, Muscular Strength, Body Composition, Group Dynamics, Self Responsibility, Social Interaction, and Assessment.
Standards from all content areas are identified by grade level. Each grade includes framework language, standards, and recommended units of study.
Cooperative tasks and activities are important climate builders, which set the stage for safe and productive activity environments. These lessons include units for K-1, 2-3, and 4-6. These are sample plans provided by California State University, Sacramento's Kinesiology and Physical Education Department.
Each Spring, California requires students in grades 5,7, and 9 to be tested. Visit this section for Healthy Fitness Zones, fitness tests, and District test results.
Sample report card which addresses each of the content areas.