9th – 10th Grade

Content Standards

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

A.  Applies and modifies manipulative skills in the context of movement forms.

B.  Maintains locomotor skills of earlier benchmarks in the context of more specific forms.

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 a increasingly complex situations of selected movement forms (e.g. trap and shoot in soccer)

E.  Understands and applies advanced movement and game strategies.

F.  Applies understanding of critical elements of more advanced skills (e.g. overhand tennis serve)

G.  Understands and independently applies movement principles to analyze and improve performance of self and others.

H.  Continues to expand and apply vocabulary and symbols to movement forms (e.g. transition between offensive and defense)


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

A.  Consistently demonstrates respect for rules, procedures and safe practices in all physical activity settings.

B.  Demonstrates the ability to keep the importance of winning and losing in perspective relative to other established goals of participation.

C.  Recognizes the benefits of cooperation and can identify how it affects progress toward group goals.

D.  Responds to potentially explosive interactions in a controlled fashion (e.g. correctly analyzing the causes of the problem and offering meaningful potential solutions, independent of peer pressure.


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

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

B.  Seeks and selects physical activities from a variety of movement forms based on personal interest and capabilities.

C.  Discusses how maintaining health-related fitness and pursuing physical activity are reciprocal.

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

E.   Continues to set personal health-related fitness goals and designs and implements a personal fitness program.

F.  Uses and interprets principles of training for the purpose of modifying levels of fitness (e.g. frequency, intensity, duration and mode)


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.