• Physical Education- Kindergarten
     
    What children will study this year:

    Moves safely in school environments

    • Students will be able to understand everyone has their own personal space.
    • Students need to move safely during physical education and other learning activities

    Demonstrates motor skill

    • Walking, jumping, hopping, galloping, etc. during physical education activities.

    Participates with sportsmanship

    • Students will understand and demonstrate rules and procedures to help them play fair.

    In order to participate safely and successfully, students should have tennis shoes for physical education activities and recess.
    Adaptations and modifications will be made for students on an as needed basis.

    Program and Grade Level Understandings

    Anoka-Hennepin Program Understandings articulate what students should understand and be able to do when they leave the K-12 program in Anoka-Hennepin. The grade level understandings demonstrate what students should understand and be able to do when they leave each grade level. The grade level understandings increase in complexity as students progress through the K-12 program. 

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    PHYSICAL EDUCATION UNITS
    What families can do at home to help:
    It is important that youth of today develop regular exercise habits and activities that will be continued throughout life. In order for our children to become truly fit, these fitness activities must extend beyond the school day. Family and friends can have a major impact on a child's level of physical activity in many different ways. 

    Basic Movement
    Students will be introduced to physical education. In this unit, students will begin to explore a variety of age appropriate
    movement activities to develop gross motor skills. Students will learn the importance of spatial awareness and moving safely among peers. Students will learn routines and rules that will allow for safe and successful participation in physical activities. 
    Unit Information for Families- Academic Standards, what students should know and be able to do, and vocabulary. 

    Object Control
    Students will continue to develop movement skills, routines, rules and spatial awareness. In this unit students will be introduced to a variety of manipulative objects to help develop eye/hand and eye/foot coordination. Students will demonstrate how to make responsible and safe choices and improve on task behavior. 
    Unit Information for Families- Academic Standards, what students should know and be able to do, and vocabulary. 

    Group Activities
    In this unit, students will combine skills learned in trimester 1 and 2 for group activities. Students will learn about teamwork and interacting with others during physical education activities. Students will learn to resolve conflict appropriately. Students will demonstrate how to make responsible and safe choices and improve on task behavior. 
    Unit Information for Families- Academic Standards, what students should know and be able to do, and vocabulary.