Hop (one foot), gallop, slide, skip
Skips using a mature pattern.
Jogs and runs using a mature pattern.
Jump & land for distance (horizontal)
Jumps and lands with two feet using 3 of 4 critical elements
Jump & land for height (vertical)
Jumps using 4 of 5 critical elements
Performs a simple, creative dance using locomotor, nonlocomotor, and movement concepts.
Nonlocomotor or Educational Gymnastics
Maintains stillness on various bases of support at different levels.
Weight Transfer & Rolling (OPTIONAL)
Performs a forward roll or shoulder roll while maintaining a curled body shape.
Moves out of a balance using an appropriate weight transfer and/or roll.
Throws underhand with a mature pattern.
Throws overhand demonstrating side to target using foot opposition.
Catches underhand (at or below the chest) using a mature pattern (from partner).
Passing & Receiving with implements
Dribbles in self-space using a mature pattern.
Dribbles with preferred hand while walking.
Dribbles with feet while walking, keeping control of the ball.
Kicking (force or distance)
Kicks a ball with a running approach using a mature pattern.
Passing & Receiving with feet
Passes a ball with inside of foot to stationary partner.
Consecutively strikes an object with an open palm.
Striking, short implement
Strikes an object with a shorthandled implement sending it forward using an underhand pattern.
Strikes a ball off a tee with a bat using correct grip and side orientation.
Continuously jumps a self-turned rope with a mature pattern.
Performs basic jump rope skills.
Movement Knowledge & Applicatiton
Space Awareness (location)
Explains the importance of self-space while moving.
Travels using various locomotor skills in general space.
Space Awareness (pathways, levels, directions
Explains the use of different pathways.
Demonstrates and applies all three pathways (straight, curvy, zigzag).
Explains the use of speeds and forces.
Demonstrates various speeds and forces.
Relationships (body shapes, with objects, with people)
Explains symmetrical and non-symmetrical body shapes.
Demonstrates symmetrical and non-symmetrical body shapes.
Uses relationships and body shapes in simple dance and/or gymnastics sequences.
Movement Principles (base of support, muscle tension, ready position)
Explains the need for muscular tension to maintain balance.
Applies the concept of muscular tension while balancing on various bases of support.
Describes performance cues of locomotor and manipulative skills.
Applies simple strategies to chase and flee (tag) activities.