Physical Education - 4

In the Physical Education Grade 4 course, students will advance their motor skills in how to throw, catch, kick, strike, dance, swim, and do gymnastics. They will learn components of fitness such as flexibility, strength training, cardiovascular health, and nutrition. Students will create manageable goals and develop teamwork and sportsmanship. They will improve their skills through practice and learn the importance of creating a healthy lifestyle through fitness and nutrition.

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 4

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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