The overall goals of physical education classes are to develop awareness of the importance of physical activity and to build healthy physical habits. In Grade 4, children move into group activities as they improve their individual skills.
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Motor Skill Development
Demonstrates competency in motor skills and movement patterns needed to perform a variety of physical activities.
Demonstrates understanding of movement concepts, principles, strategies, and tactics as they apply to the learning and performance of physical activities.
Participates regularly in physical activity.
Achieves and maintains a health-enhancing level of physical fitness.
Exhibits responsible personal and social behavior that respects self and others in physical activity settings.
Values Physical Activity
Values physical activity for health, enjoyment, challenge, self-expression, and/or social interaction.