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Elementary K-5 | Physical Education Standards

Standard 1: Motor Skills/Movement Patterns

Students will demonstrate competency in a variety of motor skills and movement patterns.

Standard 2: Concepts and Principles of Activity

Students will apply knowledge of concepts, principles, strategies, and tactics related to movement and performance.

Standard 3: Creating and Maintaining Active Lifestyle

Students will demonstrate the knowledge and skills to achieve and maintain a health-enhancing level of physical activity and fitness.

Standard 4: Personal Responsibility

Students will exhibit responsible personal and social behavior that respects self and others.

Standard 5: Value of Physical Activity

Students will recognize the value of physical activity for health, enjoyment, challenge, self-expression, and social interaction.

Grading Rubric

Physical Education Grading Rubric

Effort

 

1- Not at Standard

2- Approaching Standard

3- At Standard

4 - Above Standard

 

1: Not at standard: 

The student receiving a 1 does not show an adequate level of effort. This student consistently does not pay attention to directions and often does not participate. This student does not seek extra help when he/she needs clarification to understand the instruction and does not complete activities supporting curriculum concepts.

2: Approaching standard: 

The student receiving a 2 demonstrates a fair level of effort most of the time. This student sometimes pays attention to directions and attempts to participate. This student sometimes seeks extra help when he/she needs clarification to understand the instruction but needs direct supervision or a general reminder to complete activities supporting program curriculum concepts.

3: At standard: 

The student receiving a 3 demonstrates a good level of effort most of the time. This student pays attention to directions and is prepared to participate most of the time. This student seeks extra help most of the time when he/she needs clarification to understand the instruction and accurately completes activities supporting curriculum concepts.

4: Exceeds standard: 

The student receiving a 4 demonstrates an excellent level of effort at all times. This student always pays careful attention to directions and is always prepared to participate. This student seeks extra help when he/she needs clarification to understand the instruction and accurately completes activities supporting curriculum concepts. This student moves beyond personal goals and focuses on actively contributing to others and the classroom learning experience.

HOW CAN MY CHILD EARN AN EFFORT GRADE ABOVE THE "AT STANDARD 3 SCORE?"

In my physical education class, to earn any grade above a 3, a student needs to show superior skills in sportsmanship, participation, goal setting, actively using the Baker 8 (at age appropriate level), and always being prepared.

Specifically, and in line with the Lake Washington District Standard the student receiving a 4 demonstrates an excellent level of EFFORT at all times.

 

WHY DID MY CHILD EARN AN EFFORT GRADE at LEVEL 2 or 2.5 "BELOW STANDARD" IN PE?

NO matter how FIT or how ATHLETIC, your child might be, if your child has consistent difficulty following PE expectations/procedures, demonstrating good sportsmanship, and struggles to participate fully and/or to his/her best abilities, then your child is likely earning a 2 or 2.5.

 

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