10.53.713 PHYSICAL EDUCATION STANDARDS FOR FIRST GRADE
(1) The physical education standards for first grade are that each student will be able to:
(a) demonstrate competency in a variety of motor skills and movement patterns by:
(i) performing most basic locomotor, nonlocomotor, and manipulative skills using mature patterns;
(ii) combining locomotor and nonlocomotor skills in a teacher-designed dance.
(b) apply knowledge of concepts, principles, strategies, and tactics related to movement and performance by:
(i) moving in self-space; and
(ii) differentiating between fast and slow speeds, strong and light force.
(c) demonstrate the knowledge and skills to achieve and maintain a health-enhancing level of physical activity and fitness by:
(i) differentiating between healthy and unhealthy foods;
(ii) discussing the benefits of being active and exercising or playing;
(iii) actively engaging in health enhancement class;
(iv) understanding that muscles grow stronger with physical activity; and
(v) identifying warm-up and cool-down activities related to vigorous physical activity.
(d) exhibit responsible personal and social behavior that respects self and others by:
(i) accepting personal responsibility by using equipment and space appropriately;
(ii) following the rules or parameters of the learning environment;
(iii) responding appropriately to general feedback from a teacher;
(iv) exhibiting the established protocols for class activities;
(v) working independently with others in a variety of class environments;
(vi) discussing ways to accept others' ideas, cultural diversity, and body types; and
(vii) following teacher directions for safe participation and proper use of equipment without teacher reminders.
(e) recognize the value of physical activity for health, enjoyment, self-expression, and or social interaction by:
(i) identifying physical activity as a component of good health;
(ii) understanding challenges in physical activities can lead to success; and
(iii) describing positive results gained from participating in physical activities with others.
History: Mont. Const. Art. X, sec. 9, 20-2-114, MCA; IMP, Mont. Const. Art. X, sec. 9, 20-2-121, 20-3-106, 20-7-101, MCA; NEW, 2016 MAR p. 1389, Eff. 7/1/17.