First and Second Grades

First and Second Grade Objectives

Movement Skills 

  • Responds to a variety of commands when using different combinations of shapes, levels, pathways, directions and speeds.  
  • Identifies the basic elements of locomotor and non-locomotor skills.  
  • Can kick stationary and rolling ball.  
  • Demonstrates the ability to quickly change direction and speed.  
  • Demonstrates an overhand throw using hand/foot opposition and correct body alignment.  
  • Knows how to align body and hands to catch a variety of objects.  
  • Demonstrates the ability to show the correct body alignment while striking an object with a hand or short requet.

Physical Activity 

  • Understands one or two components of a health-related fitness assessment.  
  • Demonstrates the ability to understand the concept of pacing during cardiovascular endurance activities.  
  • Identifies activities which promotes muscular strength.  
  • Recognizes changes in heart rate and respiration during physical activity.

Safety, injury prevention, and personal responsibility 

  • Understands the importance of a warm-up and cool-down.  
  • Uses safe practices, rules and procedures.  
  • Demonstrates cooperation with a partner by successfully working together to complete an assigned task. 
  • Resolves conflicts in socially acceptable ways.  
  • Recognizes the benefits that accompany cooperation and sharing.