Academic standards list

Grade 2 — Tennessee Physical Education Standards

Introduction

Academic standards define the expectations for knowledge and skills that students are to learn in a subject by a certain age or at the end of a school grade level. This page contains a list of standards for a specific content area, grade level, and/or course. The list of standards may be structured using categories and sub-categories.

Motor Skills

TSS.PE.K-5
 
Locomotor
      Hop (one foot), gallop, slide, skip
Skips using a mature pattern.
 
      Jog, run
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
 
Dance/Rhythmic Activities
      Dance
Performs a simple, creative dance using locomotor, nonlocomotor, and movement concepts.
 
Nonlocomotor or Educational Gymnastics
      Balance
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.
 
      Combinations (OPTIONAL)
Moves out of a balance using an appropriate weight transfer and/or roll.
 
Manipulative Skills
      Underhand Throw
Throws underhand with a mature pattern.
 
      Overhand Throw
Throws overhand demonstrating side to target using foot opposition.
 
      Catching
Catches underhand (at or below the chest) using a mature pattern (from partner).
 
      Passing & Receiving with implements
Not Applicable
 
      Dribbling with hands
Dribbles in self-space using a mature pattern.
 
Dribbles with preferred hand while walking.
 
      Dribbling with feet
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.
 
      Striking with hand(s)
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.
 
      Striking, long implement
Strikes a ball off a tee with a bat using correct grip and side orientation.
 
      Jumping Rope
Continuously jumps a self-turned rope with a mature pattern.
 
Performs basic jump rope skills.
 

Movement Knowledge & Application

TSS.PE.K-5
 
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).
 
      Effort: speed and force
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.
 
Analysis & Strategies
      Performance Cues
Describes performance cues of locomotor and manipulative skills.
 
      Simple Strategies
Applies simple strategies to chase and flee (tag) activities.
 

Fitness & Physical Activity

TSS.PE.K-5
 
Fitness Knowledge
      Health-related Fitness
Identifies and participates in physical activities that increase heart rate.
 
Physical Activity & Knowledge
      Physical Activity
Identifies personal physical activity choices.
 

Personal & Social Responsibility

TSS.PE.K-5
 
Personal Responsibility
      Personal Responsibility
Participates with minimal prompting.
 
Accepting Feedback
      Feedback
Accepts specific teacher feedback
 
Cooperation
      Working with others
Demonstrates awareness of personal behavior with regard to cooperation and sharing.
 
Procedures & Rules
      Procedures & Rules
Identifies the need for procedures and rules to create a positive learning environment.
 
Safety
      Safety
Recognizes potential personal safety issues.
 

Values Physical Activity

TSS.PE.K-5
 
Appreciation
      Appreciation
Recognizes and participates in physical activity for enjoyment, selfexpression, and/or social interaction.
 
Challenge
      Challenge
Exhibits a willingness to continue practicing challenging experiences.
 
 
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