Physical Education - 3

In the Physical Education Grade 3 course, students will learn how to keep their bodies healthy and improve their movement skills of throwing, catching, kicking, striking, dancing, swimming, and gymnastics. They will learn that they can have fun while being safe and staying active. Students will also set goals, learn the importance of a balanced diet, and understand what it means to be a good teammate.

Major Topics and Concepts

  • Safety
  • Locomotor movements
  • Underhand and overhand throwing
  • Catching
  • Flexibility
  • Cardiovascular health
  • Strength
  • Nutrition
  • Sportsmanship
  • Teamwork
  • Striking
  • Kicking
  • Dance
  • Gymnastics
  • Swimming
  • Fitness resources
  • Improving movement

Grade Level

  Grade 3

Duration

  Annual

Requirements

Students will need the following materials: printer, cell phone or scanner, notebook, pencils, erasers, scissors, crayons, glue, tape, ruler, printer paper, colored-paper, fitness items, household objects, general art supplies, and outdoor materials.

Prerequisites

  None

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