As children grow and increase their physical abilities, physical education teaches them not only how to participate in physical activities within groups, but to develop lifelong interest in both team and individual sports. In Grade 5, children learn more about how their bodies work and apply this knowledge in physical activities.
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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.