4th Grade PE Learning Targets
Physical Education, 4
ALT: Academic Learning Target
AST: Academic Supporting Target
BSD K-5 Physical Education ALT 1: Physical Skills (Psychomotor)
The physically literate individual demonstrates motor skill competency in a variety of physical activities.
Locomotor - Hopping, galloping, running, sliding, skipping, leaping
AST 1.4.1 Uses various locomotor skills in a variety of small-sided practice tasks, dance and educational gymnastics experiences.
Locomotor - Jogging, running
AST 1.4.2 Runs for distance using a mature pattern.
Locomotor - Jumping & landing, horizontal & vertical plane
AST 1.4.3 Uses jumping & landings specific to dance, educational gymnastics and/or small-sided practice tasks or games.
Locomotor - Dance
AST 1.4.4 Combines locomotor movement patterns to create and perform a rhythmic activity. Applies skill with cultural diversity in mind.
Locomotor - Combinations
AST 1.4.5 Combines traveling with manipulative skills of dribbling, throwing, catching and striking in small- sided practice tasks and games.
Non-Locomotor (Stability) - Balance
AST 1.4.6 Balances on different bases of support on apparatus, demonstrating levels and shapes
Non-Locomotor (Stability) - Weight transfers
AST 1.4.7 Transfers weight from feet to hands, varying speed and using large extensions (e.g., kick, handstand, cartwheel).
Non-Locomotor (Stability) - Weight transfer, rolling
AST 1.4.8 Applies skill in general activity.
Non-Locomotor (Stability) - Curling & stretching; twisting & bending
AST 1.4.9 Moves into and out of balances on apparatus with curling, twisting & stretching actions.
Non-Locomotor (Stability) - Combinations
AST 1.4.10 Combines locomotor skills and movement concepts (levels, shapes, extensions, pathways, force, time, flow) to create and perform a dance with a partner.
Non-Locomotor (Stability) - Balance & weight transfers
AST 1.4.11 Combines traveling with balance and weight transfers to create a gymnastics sequence with and without equipment or apparatus.
Manipulative - Underhand throw
AST 1.4.12 Throws underhand to a large target with accuracy.
Manipulative - Overhand throw
AST 1.4.13 Throws overhand using a mature pattern in non- dynamic environments (closed skills).
AST 1.4.14 Throws overhand to a partner or at a target with accuracy at a reasonable distance.
Manipulative - Passing with hands
AST 1.4.15 Throws to a moving partner with reasonable accuracy in a non-dynamic environment (closed skills).
Manipulative - Catching
AST 1.4.16 Catches a thrown ball above the head, at chest or waist level, and below the waist using a mature pattern in a non- dynamic environment (closed skills).
Manipulative - Dribbling/ball control with hands
AST 1.4.17 Dribbles in self-space with both the preferred and the non-preferred hand using a mature pattern.
AST 1.4.18 Dribbles with control of ball while moving through space using a mature pattern.
Manipulative - Dribbling/ball control with feet
AST 1.4.19 Dribbles with the feet while moving through space with control of ball and body while increasing and decreasing speed.
Manipulative - Passing & receiving with feet
AST 1.4.20 Applies skill from third grade outcome in small-sided practice tasks.
Manipulative - Dribbling in combination
AST 1.4.21 Dribbles with hands or feet in combination with other skills (e.g., passing, receiving, shooting).
Manipulative - Kicking
AST 1.4.22 Kicks along the ground and in the air using mature patterns.
Manipulative - Volley, underhand
AST 1.4.23 Volleys underhand using a mature pattern, in a dynamic environment.
Manipulative - Volley, overhead
AST 1.4.24 Volleys a ball with a 2-hand overhead pattern, sending it upward, using a mature pattern.
Manipulative - Striking, short implement
AST 1.4.25 Strikes an object with a short-handled implement while demonstrating a mature pattern.
AST 1.4.26 Strikes an object with a short-handed implement, alternating hits with a partner over a low net or against a wall.
Manipulative - Striking, long implement
AST 1.4.27 Strikes an object with a long-handled implement (e.g., hockey stick, golf club, bat, tennis racket, badminton racket), while using mature pattern for the implement (grip, stance, body orientation, swing plane and follow- through).
Manipulative - In combination with locomotor
AST 1.4.28 Combines traveling with the manipulative skills of dribbling, throwing, catching and striking in teacher- and/or student-designed small-sided practice- task environments.
Manipulative - Jumping rope
AST 1.4.29 Performs intermediate and advanced jump- rope skills for both long and short ropes.
AST 1.4.30 Creates a jump-rope routine with either a short or long rope.
BSD K-5 Physical Education ALT 2: Fitness & Movement Concepts (Cognitive)
The physically literate individual demonstrates and applies knowledge of a physically active lifestyle and concepts/strategies related to movement and performance.
Movement - Concepts Space
AST 2.4.1 Applies the concept of open spaces to combination skills involving traveling (e.g., dribbling and traveling).
AST 2.4.2 Applies the concept of closing spaces in small-sided practice tasks.
AST 2.4.3 Dribbles in general space with changes in direction and speed.
Movement - Concepts Shapes, pathways, levels
AST 2.4.4 Combines movement concepts with skills in small-sided practice tasks, gymnastics and/or rhythmic environments
Movement - Concepts Speed, direction, force
AST 2.4.5 Applies the movement concepts of speed, endurance and pacing for running.
AST 2.4.6 Applies the concepts of direction and force when striking an object with a short and/or long-handled implement, sending it toward a designated target.
Movement - Concepts Strategies & tactics
AST 2.4.7 Applies simple offensive strategies and tactics in chasing and fleeing activities.
AST 2.4.8 Applies simple defensive strategies/ tactics in chasing and fleeing activities.
AST 2.4.9 Recognizes the types of kicks needed for different games and sports situations.
Physical Activity Knowledge
AST 2.4.10 Analyzes opportunities for participating in physical activity outside physical education class.
Engages in Physical Activity
AST 2.4.11 Actively engages in the activities of physical education class, both teacher- directed and independent.
AST 2.4.12 Identifies the health related components of physical fitness and provides examples of physical activities to enhance those components.
AST 2.4.13 Demonstrates warm- up & cool-down relative to the cardiovascular fitness assessment
Assessment and Program Planning
AST 2.4.14 Completes health- related physical fitness assessments (pre- & post-).
AST 2.4.15 Identifies areas of needed remediation from personal health- related physical fitness test and, with teacher assistance, identifies strategies for progress in those areas.
AST 2.4.16 Discusses the importance of hydration and hydration choices relative to physical activities.
AST 2.4.17 Examines the health benefits of participating in physical activity.
AST 2.4.18 Rates the enjoyment of participating in challenging and mastered physical activities.
BSD K-5 Physical Education ALT 3: Personal & Social Skills (Affective)
The physically literate individual demonstrates responsible, safe, and respectful social skills for self, equipment and others.
AST 3.4.1 Exhibits responsible behavior in independent group situations.
AST 3.4.2 Reflects on personal social behavior in physical activity.
AST 3.4.3 Listens respectfully to corrective feedback from others (e.g., peers, adults).
Working With Others
AST 3.4.4 Praises the movement performance of others both more- and less-skilled.
AST 3.4.5 Accepts players of all skill levels into the physical activity.
Rules & Etiquette
AST 3.4.6 Exhibits etiquette and adherence to rules in a variety of physical activities.
AST 3.4.7 Works safely with peers and equipment in physical activity settings.
Self-Expression & Enjoyment
AST 3.4.8 Ranks the enjoyment of participating in different physical activities.
AST 3.4.9 Describes and compares the positive social interactions when engaged in partner, small-group, and large group physical activities.