September 28, 2016
4th 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 or no reminders
  • Give examples of various levels of responsibility
  • Provide feedback and use partner feedback to improve personal performance
  • Understand how appropriate practice positively influences performance outcomes
  • Evaluate personal responsibility
  • Demonstrate good team player skills
  • Work independently and on-task for short periods of time
  • Demonstrate appropriate conflict resolution with little or no teacher intervention

Physical Development

  • Cardiorespiratory endurance, muscular strength, and flexibility
  • Concepts of health related fitness and positive lifestyle choices
  • Locomotor, throwing, catching, kicking, punting, volleying, dribbling, striking, and balancing
  • Skill and concept based games
  • Educational gymnastics