BPS Physical Education Standards Book

PE Grade Levels

Grade 02


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Standard 1: Movement Patterns

PED-02.S1 Student demonstrates competency in a variety of motor skills and movement patterns.
  • Locomotor Cluster:
    • PED-02.S1.01: Skips using a mature pattern.
    • PED-02.S1.02a: Runs with a mature pattern.
    • PED-02.S1.02b: Travels showing differentiation between jogging and sprinting
    • PED-02.S1.03: Demonstrates four of the five critical elements for jumping and landing in a horizontal plane using a variety of one- and two-foot take-offs and landings
    • PED-02.S1.04: Demonstrates four of the five critical elements for jumping and landing in a vertical plane
    • PED-02.S1.05: Performs a teacher and/or studentdesigned rhythmic activity with correct response to simple rhythms
  • Non Locomotor (stability) Cluster:
    • PED-02.S1.07a: Balances on different bases of support, combining levels and shapes
    • PED-02.S1.07b: Balances in an inverted position with stillness and supportive base.
    • PED-02.S1.08: Transfers weight from feet to different body parts/bases of support for balances and/or travel.
    • PED-02.S1.09: Rolls in different directions with either a narrow or curled body shape.
    • PED-02.S1.10: Differentiates among twisting, curling, bending and stretching actions.
    • PED-02.S1.11: Combines balances and transfers into a three-part sequence (i.e., rhythmic movement, gymnastics).
  • Manipulative Cluster:
    • PED-02.S1.13: Throws underhand using a mature pattern.
    • PED-02.S1.14: Throws overhand demonstrating two of the five critical elements of a mature pattern.
    • PED-02.S1.16: Catches a self-tossed or well thrown large ball with hands, not trapping or cradling against the body.
    • PED-02.S1.17a: Dribbles in self-space with dominant hand demonstrating a mature pattern.
    • PED-02.S1.17b: Dribbles using the dominant hand while walking in general space.
    • PED-02.S1.18: Dribbles with the feet in general space with control of ball and body.
    • PED-02.S1.21: Uses a continuous running approach and kicks a moving ball, demonstrating three of the five critical elements of mature pattern.
    • PED-02.S1.22: Volleys an object upward with consecutive hits.
    • PED-02.S1.24: Strikes an object upward with a shorthandled implement, using consecutive hits
    • PED-02.S1.25: Strikes a ball off a tee or cone with a bat, using correct grip and side-orientation/proper body orientation.
    • PED-02.S1.27a: Jumps a self-turned rope consecutively forward and backward, with a mature pattern.
    • PED-02.S1.27b: Jumps a long rope five times consecutively with skilled turners.

Standard 2: Movement Concepts

PED-02.S2 Applies knowledge of concepts, principles, strategies and tactics related to movement and performance.
    • PED-02.S2.01: Combines locomotor skills in general space to a rhythm.
    • PED-02.S2.02: Combines shapes, levels and pathways into simple travel, rhythmic movement and gymnastics sequences.
    • PED-02.S2.03: Varies time and force with gradual increases and decreases (e.g., teacher control of increase/decrease through use of drum, shaker, tambourine).

Standard 3: Physical Activity

PED-02.S3 Demonstrates the knowledge and skills to achieve and maintain a health-enhancing level of physical activity and fitness.
    • PED-02.S3.01: Describes largemotor and/or manipulative physical activities for participation outside physical education class (e.g., recess, before and after school, at home, at the park, with friends, with the family).
    • PED-02.S3.02: Actively engages in physical education class in response to instruction and practice.
    • PED-02.S3.03a: Recognizes the use of the body as resistance (e.g., holds body in plank position, animal walks) for developing strength. (
    • PED-02.S3.03b: Identifies physical activities that contribute to fitness.
    • PED-02.S3.06: Recognizes the importance of balancing nutrition and physical activity.

Standard 4: Behavior in PE

PED-02.S4 Exhibits responsible personal and social behavior that respects self and others.
    • PED-02.S4.01: Practices skills with minimal teacher prompting.
    • PED-02.S4.02: Accepts responsibility for class protocols with behavior and performance actions.
    • PED-02.S4.03: Accepts specific corrective feedback from the teacher.
    • PED-02.S4.04: Works independently with others in partner environments.
    • PED-02.S4.05: Recognizes the role of rules and etiquette in teacher-designed physical activities.
    • PED-02.S4.06a: Works independently and safely in physical education.
    • PED-02.S4.06b: Works safely with physical education equipment.

Standard 5: Fitness Concepts

PED-02.S5 Recognizes the value of physical activity for health, enjoyment, challenge, self-expression and/or social interaction.
    • PED-02.S5.01: Recognizes the relationship between physical activity and good health.
    • PED-02.S5.02: Compares physical activities that bring confidence and challenge
    • PED-02.S5.03: Identifies physical activities that provide self-expression (e.g., rhythmic activities/dance, gymnastics routines, practice tasks in game environments).