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PE2300: Physical Education 7

Course Description


Essential Standards

Standard 1: Students will demonstrate competency in a variety of motor skills and movement patterns.


  • Throw
    • Perform a throw (underhand and overhand) with mature pattern for distance and accuracy during small-sided game play. PE1.1.7
  • Catch
    • Perform a catch with mature pattern with hands or an implement in small-sided game play. PE1.2.7
  • Pass and Receive
    • Perform passing and receiving with hand, foot, or implement with competency (including leading pass) while moving and changing direction and speed in smallsided game play. PE1.3.7
  • Dribble
    • Perform dribbling skills with preferred and nonpreferred hand, foot, or implement with competency while moving and changing direction and speed in smallsided game play. PE1.4.7
  • Strike
    • Perform underhand and overhand striking with competency with and without an implement in small-sided game play. PE1.5.7
  • Forehand and Backhand
    • Perform forehand and backhand strikes with competency using weight transfer and correct timing with a long-handled implement in small-sided game play. PE1.6.7
  • Shoot
    • Perform shooting on goal or target with power and accuracy in small-sided game play. PE1.7.7
  • Serve
    • Perform an underhand and overhand serve with control, weight transfer, and competency in small-sided game play. PE1.8.7
  • Volley
    • Perform forehand- and backhand-volleys with control and competency with and without a short- or long-handled implement in small-sided game play. PE1.9.7
  • Offensive Skills
    • Perform pivots and defensive pressure in small-sided game play. PE1.10.7
  • Defensive Skills
    • Perform defensive positioning while moving without crossing feet in smallsided game play. PE1.11.7
  • Individual Performance Activities
    • Perform correct technique for a variety of skills in one selected individualperformance activity. PE1.12.7
  • Outdoor Pursuits
    • Perform correct technique for a variety of skills in one selected outdoor activity. PE1.13.7

Standard 2: Students will apply knowledge of concepts, principles, strategies, and tactics related to movement and performance.

  • Invasion Games, Offensive Tactics
    • Demonstrate at least two of the following offensive tactics to create open space: move to open space on and off the ball; use a variety of passes, pivots, and fakes; use the width and length of the field or court on offense; create open space by staying spread out on offense; cut and pass quickly. PE2.1.7
  • Invasion Games, Defensive Tactics
    • Demonstrate reducing open space on defense by staying on the goal side of the offensive player. PE2.2.7
  • Invasion Games, Transitions
    • Demonstrate transitions from offense to defense or defense to offense by recovering quickly and communicating with teammates. PE2.3.7
  • Net and Wall Games, Creating Space
    • Create open space in net and wall games by moving opponent from side to side and/or forward and backward. PE2.4.7
  • Net and Wall Games, Tactics and Shots
    • Demonstrate offensive shot based on opponent's location. PE2.5.7
  • Field and Strike, Offensive Tactics
    • Demonstrate a variety of shots to hit to open space. PE2.6.7
  • Field and Strike, Defensive Tactics
    • Select the correct defensive play based on the situation. PE2.7.7
  • Target Games
    • Determine how to vary the speed or trajectory of the shot based on location of the object in relation to the target. PE2.8.7
  • Movement and Rhythm
    • Identify how mechanical advantage (Newton's Laws) can affect movement performance. PE2.9.7
  • Outdoor Pursuits
    • Analyze a situation and make appropriate decisions, based on level of difficulty due to conditions and ability, to ensure safety of self and others. PE2.10.7

Standard 3: Students will demonstrate the knowledge and skills to achieve and maintain a health-enhancing level of physical actiity and fitness.

  • Benefit of Physical Activity
    • Describe how being physically active contributes to mental health. PE3.1.7
  • Engagement in Physical Activity
    • Participate in physical activity two times per week outside of physical education class. PE3.2.7
  • Components of Fitness
    • Identify health-related and skill-related components of fitness for specific physical activities. PE3.3.7
  • Health-Related Fitness
    • Differentiate between muscular strength and muscular endurance. PE3.4.7a
  • Demonstrate difference between dynamic and static stretches. PE3.4.7b
    • Describe when to use dynamic and static stretches. PE3.4.7c
    • Describe relationship between cardiorespiratory endurance activities and intensity (Borg rating). PE3.4.7d
  • FITT Principle
    • Describe the FITT principle for muscular strength, muscular endurance, and flexibility. PE3.5.7
  • Phases of Exercise
    • Design a warm-up or cool-down for a selfselected physical activity. PE3.6.7
  • Engagement in Fitness Activities
    • Participate in a variety of cardiorespiratory endurance, muscular strength, and muscular endurance fitness activities. PE3.7.7
  • Body Systems
    • Describe how muscles pull on bonesto create movement in pairs by relaxing and contracting. PE3.8.7
  • Nutrition
    • Explain why the six essential nutrients (carbohydrates, fats, proteins, vitamins, minerals, water) are needed for physical performance. PE3.9.7a
    • Explain relationship of caloric intake and expenditure to weight management and investigate strategies for balancing calories. PE3.9.7b
  • Goal-Setting
    • Use a SMART goal to improve or maintain two areas of health-related fitness based on fitness assessments. PE3.10.7
  • Physical Activity and Nutrition Log
    • Maintain and reflect on a personal physical activity and hydration log and set goals for improvement. PE3.11.7

Standard 4: Students will exhibit responsible personal and social behavior that respects self and others.

  • Personal Responsibility
    • Exhibit responsible social behaviors by cooperating with classmates, demonstrating inclusive behaviors, and supporting classmates. PE4.1.7
  • Rules and Etiquette
    • Demonstrate knowledge of rules and etiquette by self-officiating physical activities and games. PE4.2.7
  • Receiving and Providing Feedback
    • Demonstrate responsibility by providing and accepting specific corrective feedback to improve performance. PE4.3.7
  • Working with Others
    • Demonstrate cooperative skills by establishing rules and guidelinesfor resolving conflicts. PE4.4.7
  • Safety
    • Independently use physical activity and fitness equipment appropriately and safely. PE4.5.7

Standard 5: Students will recognize the value of physical activity for health, enjoyment, challenge, self-expression, and social interaction.

  • Challenge
    • Use positive strategies when faced with a group challenge. PE5.1.7
  • Self-Expression and Enjoyment
    • Identify why self-selected physical activities create enjoyment. PE5.2.7a
    • Explain the relationship between selfexpression and lifelong enjoymentthrough physical activity. PE5.2.7b
  • Social Interaction
    • Demonstrate importance of social interaction by avoiding trash talk and playing in the spirit of activities and games. PE5.3.7