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BPS Physical Education Standards Book

PE Grade Levels

Grade 08

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Standard 1: Movement Patterns

PED-08.S1 Student demonstrates competency in a variety of motor skills and movement patterns.
  • (DR) Cluster: Dance and Rhythms
    • PED-08.S1.DR.01: Exhibits command of rhythm and timing by creating a movement sequence to music as an individual or in a group.
  • (IG) Cluster: Invasion Games
    • PED-08.S1.IG.01: Throws with a mature pattern for distance or power appropriate to the activity during small-sided game play.
    • PED-08.S1.IG.02: Catches using an implement in a dynamic environment or modified game
    • PED-08.S1.IG.03: Passes and receives with an implement in combination with locomotor patterns of running and change of direction, speed and/or level with competency in invasion games (e.g., lacrosse or hockey [?oor, field, ice]).
    • PED-08.S1.IG.04: Throws a lead pass to a moving partner off a dribble or pass.
    • PED-08.S1.IG.05: Executes at least two of the following to create open space during modified game play: pivot, fake, jab step, screen.
    • PED-08.S1.IG.06: Executes the following offensive skills during small-sided game play: pivot, give and go fakes.
    • PED-08.S1.IG.07: Dribbles with dominant and nonódominant hand using a change of speed and direction in small-sided game play.
    • PED-08.S1.IG.08: Foot-dribbles or dribbles with an implement with control, changing speed and direction during small-sided game play.
    • PED-08.S1.IG.09: Shoots on goal with a |ongóhandled implement for power and accuracy in modified invasion games (e.g., hockey [?oor, field, ice] or lacrosse).
    • PED-08.S1.IG.10: Drop-steps in the direction of the pass during playeróto-player defense.
  • (NW) Cluster: Net and wall games
    • PED-08.S1.NW.01: Executes consistently (at least 70% of the time) a legal underhand serve for serving distance and accuracy for net/wall games such as badminton, volleyball or pickleball.
    • PED-08.S1.NW.02: Strikes, with a mature overarm pattern, in a modified game for net/wall games (e.g., volleyball, handball, badminton or tennis).
    • PED-08.S1.NW.03: Demonstrates the mature form of forehand and backhand strokes with a shortó or |ongóhandled implement with power and accuracy in net games (e.g., pickleball, tennis, badminton or paddle ball).
    • PED-08.S1.NW.04: Transfers weight with correct timing using low to high striking pattern with a Weight transfer long-handled implement on the forehand/backhand side
    • PED-08.S1.NW.05: Forehand - and backhand - vol|ey with a mature form and control using a short-handled implement during modified game play.
    • PED-08.S1.NW.06: Two-hand - volleys with control in a small-sided game
  • (TG) Cluster: Target games
    • PED-08.S1.TG.01: Performs consistently (70% of the time) a mature underhand pattern with accuracy and control for one target game (e.g., bowling or bocci).
    • PED-08.S1.TG.02: Strikes, with an implement, a stationary object for accuracy and power in striking activities (e.g., croquet, shuf?eboard or golf).
  • (FS) Cluster: Field and striking games
    • PED-08.S1.FS.01: Strikes a pitched ball with an implement for power to open space in a variety of small-sided games
    • PED-08.S1.FS.02: Catches, using an implement, from different trajectories and speeds in a catching dynamic environment or modified game play.
  • (OP) Cluster: Outdoor Pursuits
    • PED-08.S1.OP.01: Demonstrates correct technique for basic skills in at least two self-selected Activities might include, but are not limited to recreational boating outdoor activities. (e.g., kayaking, canoeing, sailing, rowing), hiking, backpacking, fishing, orienteering/geocaching, ice skating, skateboarding, snow or water skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing, bouIdering/traversing/climbing, mountain biking, adventure activities and ropes courses
  • (AQ) Cluster: Aquatics
    • PED-08.S1.AQ.01: Preferably taught at elementary or secondary levels. However, availability of Recommended that all water-based swimming instruction be facilities might dictate when swimming and water safety are offered in the performed by a WSI Certified Instructor. Curriculum.
  • (IP) Cluster: Individual-performance activities
    • PED-08.S1.IP.01: Demonstrates correct technique for basic skills in at least two self-selected individual - performance activities.

Standard 2: Movement Concepts

PED-08.S2 Applies knowledge of concepts, principles, strategies and tactics related to movement and performance.
  • (IG) Cluster: Invasion Games
    • PED-08.S2.IG.01: Opens and closes space during small-sided game play by combining creating space with locomotor movements with movement concepts.
    • PED-08.S2.IG.02: Executes at least three of the following offensive tactics to create open spaces - moves to create open space on and off the ball - uses a variety of passes, fakes, and pathways - give and go.
    • PED-08.S2.IG.03: Creates open space by staying spread on offense, cutting and passing quickly, and using fakes off the ball.
    • PED-08.S2.IG.04: Reduces open space on defense by staying on the goal side of the offensive player and reducing the distance to him/her (third-party perspective)
    • PED-08.S2.IG.06: Transitions from offense to defense or defense to offense by recovering Transitions quickly, communicating with teammates and capitalizing on an advantage.
  • (NW) Cluster: Net and wall games
    • PED-08.S2.NW.01: Creates open space in net/wall games with either a long- or short-handled implement by varying force or direction, or by moving opponent from side to side and/or forward and back.
    • PED-08.S2.NW.02: Varies placement, force and timing of return to prevent anticipation by opponent
  • (TG) Cluster: Target games
    • PED-08.S2.TG.01: Varies the speed, force and trajectory of the shot based on location of the object in relation to the target.
  • (FS) Cluster: Field and striking games
    • PED-08.S2.FS.01: Identifies sacrifice situations and attempt to advance a teammate.
    • PED-08.S2.FS.02: Reduces open spaces in the field by working with teammates to maximize coverage.
  • (IP) Cluster: Individual-performance activities
    • PED-08.S2.IP.01: Describes and applies mechanical advantages for a variety of movement patterns.
  • (OP) Cluster: Outdoor Pursuits
    • PED-08.S2.OP.01: Implements safe protocols in self-selected outdoor activities.

Standard 3: Physical Activity

PED-08.S3 Demonstrates the knowledge and skills to achieve and maintain a health-enhancing level of physical activity and fitness.
  • (AK) Cluster: Physical activity knowledge
    • PED-08.S3.AK.01: Identifies the five components of health-related fitness (muscle strength, muscle endurance, flexibility, cardiorespiratory endurance, body composition) and explains the connections between fitness and overall physical and mental health.
  • (AE) Cluster: Engages in physical activity
    • PED-08.S3.AE.01: Participates in physical activity three times a week outside of physical education class.
    • PED-08.S3.AE.02: Participates in a variety of self-selected aerobic fitness activities outside of school (e.g., walking, jogging, biking, skating, dancing andlor swimming).
    • PED-08.S3.AE.03: Plans and implements a program of cross-training to include aerobic, strength endurance and flexibility training.
    • PED-08.S3.AE.04: Identifies and participates in a self-selected lifetime sport, dance, aquatic or outdoor activity outside of the school day. (e.g., sports, parks and recreation leagues, health clubs, walking and biking paths).
  • (FK) Cluster: Fitness knowledge
    • PED-08.S3.FK.01: Participates in moderate to vigorous aerobic and/or muscle- and bone- strengthening physical activity for at least 60 minutes per day at least five times a week.
    • PED-08.S3.FK.02: Compares and contrasts hea|th-re|ated fitness components.
    • PED-08.S3.FK.03: Uses available technology to self-monitor quantity of exercise needed for a minimal health standard and/or optimal functioning based on current fitness level.
    • PED-08.S3.FK.04: Employs a variety of appropriate static and dynamic stretching techniques for all major muscle groups.
    • PED-08.S3.FK.05: Describes the role of flexibility in injury prevention.
    • PED-08.S3.FK.06: Uses the FITT formula (overload principle) in preparing a personal workout.
    • PED-08.S3.FK.07: Designs and implements a warm-up/cool-down regimen for a self-selected physical activity.
    • PED-08.S3.FK.08: Defines how the Borg Rating of Perceived Exertion (RPE) Scale can be used to adjust workout intensity during physical activity.
    • PED-08.S3.FK.09: Explains how body systems interact with one another (e.g., blood transports nutrients from the digestive system, oxygen from the respiratory system) during physical activity.
    • PED-08.S3.FK.10: Identify appropriate exercises to target each major muscle group and demonstrates appropriate technique when using identified resistant training machine and/or free weights.
  • (PP) Cluster: Program Planning
    • PED-08.S3.PP.01: Designs and implements a program of remediation for three areas of weakness based on the results of health-related fitness assessment. (e.g., Presidential Youth Fitness Program/Fitness program).
    • PED-08.S3.PP.02: Designs and implements a program to improve levels of health-related fitness and nutrition.
  • (N) Cluster: Nutrition
    • PED-08.S3.N.01: Describes the relationship between poor nutrition and health risk factors.
  • (SM) Cluster: Stress management
    • PED-08.S3.SM.01: Demonstrates basic movements used in other stress-reducing activities (e.g., yoga and Tai Chi)

Standard 4: Behavior in PE

PED-08.S4 Exhibits responsible personal and social behavior that respects self and others.
  • (PR) Cluster: Personal responsibility
    • PED-08.S4.PR.01: Accepts responsibility for improving one's own levels of physical activity and fitness.
    • PED-08.S4.PR.02: Uses effective self-monitoring skills to incorporate opportunities for physical activity in and outside of school.
  • (AF) Cluster: Accepting feedback
    • PED-08.S4.AF.01: Provides encouragement and feedback to peers without prompting from the teacher.
  • (WO) Cluster: Working with others
    • PED-08.S4.WO.01: Responds appropriately to participantsí ethical and unethical behavior during physical activity by using rules and guidelines for resolving conflicts.
    • PED-08.S4.WO.02: Cooperates with multiple classmates on problem-solving initiatives including adventure activities, large-group initiatives and game play.
  • (RE) Cluster: Rules and etiquette
    • PED-08.S4.RE.01: Applies rules and etiquette by acting as an official for modi?ed physical activities games and creating dance routines within a given set of parameters.
  • (S) Cluster: Safety
    • PED-08.S4.S.01: Independently uses physical activity and fitness equipment appropriately, and identifies, specific safety concerns, precautions, and consequences associated with the activity.
    • PED-08.S4.S.02: Demonstrates competency in performing basic hands only CPR and associated skills.

Standard 5: Fitness Concepts

PED-08.S5 Recognizes the value of physical activity for health, enjoyment, challenge, self-expression and/or social interaction.
  • (H) Cluster: Health
    • PED-08.S5.H.01: Identifies and explains the connection between the five components of health-related fitness (muscle strength, muscle endurance, ?exibility, cardiovascular endurance and body composition) and overall physical and mental health.
    • PED-08.S5.H.02: Analyzes the empowering benefits of being physical active.
  • (CH) Cluster: Challenge
    • PED-08.S5.CH.01: Develops a plan of action and makes appropriate decisions based on that plan when faced with an individual challenge.
  • (SE) Cluster: Self-expression and enjoyment
    • PED-08.S5.SE.01: Discusses how enjoyment could be increased in self-selected physical activities.
    • PED-08.S5.SE.02: Identi?es and participates in an enjoyable activity that prompts individual self-expression.
  • (SI) Cluster: Social Interaction
    • PED-08.S5.SI.01: Demonstrates respect for sell by asking for help and helping others in various physical activities.