September 28, 2016
3rd Grade — PE

The K–8 physical education program at Prospect Sierra is built around the premise that all students benefit from experiences that develop their physical and emotional health. Our guiding philosophy is “Fitness for Life,” and our program is designed to provide students with a strong knowledge base and foster an appreciation of movement and exercise.

Social and Community Practice

  • Follow class expectations with few reminders
  • Help others
  • Encourage others
  • Take care and use equipment safely
  • Give examples of various levels of responsibility
  • Work well in small groups
  • Provide feedback and use partner feedback to improve personal performance
  • Evaluate personal responsibility

Physical Development

  • Cardiorespiratory endurance, muscular strength, and flexibility
  • Concepts of health related fitness and positive lifestyle choices
  • Locomotor, ball, manipulation of objects, and balancing
  • Skill and concept based games
  • Educational gymnastics