Physical Education - 5

In the Physical Education Grade 5 course, students will learn more complex motor skills through throwing, catching, kicking, striking, dancing, swimming, and gymnastics. Students will get creative using new ways to improve their skills and meet their fitness goals. They will understand the importance of overall wellness through creating meal plans and workouts and staying positive by exhibiting teamwork and sportsmanship. This course will also discuss how students can use technology to track their fitness.

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 5

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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