11th – 12th Grade

Content Standards


1.  Students will demonstrate an understanding of expressive and effective movements.     

A.    Demonstrates proficiency in manipulative skills in one or more movement forms (e.g., volleyball spike).

B.    Maintains locomotor skills of earlier benchmarks in the context of more specific movement forms (basketball lay-up).

C.    Continues to utilize body management skills in the context of a variety of movement forms.

D.    Adapts and combines skills to the demands of an increasingly complex situations of selected movement forms (pick and roll).

E.    Understands, identifies, and applies strategies in increasingly complex games and sports (e.g., develop strategies).

F.     Analyzes and applies critical elements to refine performances in more advanced skills (e.g., self-correction).

G.    Applies biomechanical information to modify performance to achieve proficiency (e.g., lever length).

H.    Continues to expand and apply vocabulary and symbols to movement forms (e.g., perceived exertion).


2.  Students will demonstrate an understanding of fitness for a lifetime.    

A.    Continues to maintain a consistent pattern of participation in games, sports, outdoor pursuits, and/or other physical activities that contribute to a physically active lifestyle.

B.    Understands that preferences for activity participation patterns change throughout life and develops and explores strategies to deal with those changes.

C.    Discusses the long-term physiological, psychological, and social benefits of physical activity on the individual and society.

D.    Continues to achieve or demonstrate improvement toward the health-related criterion based fitness standards.

E.    Demonstrates the skills and knowledge to monitor and adjust activity levels to omit personal fitness needs (e.g., motivation, lifelong).

F.     Develops a personal fitness plan that reflects knowledge and application of principles of fitness training (e.g., frequency, intensity).


3.  Students will demonstrate an understanding of self-management and social responsibility.          

A.    Anticipates and assess safety concerns and consistently demonstrates respect for rules, procedures and safe practices in all physical activity settings.

B.    Identifies and demonstrates aspects of broad-based sportsmanship.

C.    Accepts the responsibility for taking a leadership role and willingly follows as appropriate to accomplish group goals.

D.    Demonstrates use of mediation skills to diffuse potential conflicts arising in physical activity settings (e.g., plan to achieve positive results).

E.    Values the potential of physical activity to foster appreciation for diversity by demonstrating inclusion.

F.     Participates in sports and activities of other cultures.

G.    Understands factors that contribute to their personal satisfaction in physical activities and begins to choose and pursue those activities in both school and non-school settings.



Developmental Standards


4.         Students will demonstrate competency in performance and apply knowledge of many movement  concepts and forms.

5.               Students will maintain a healthy level of fitness and participate in a physical active lifestyle.

6.               Students will demonstrate responsible, personal, and social behavior in physical activity settings.