• State College Area School District

    Physical Education Benchmarks

    First Grade

    PA

    State Standards

     

    NASPE (National) Standards

    Locomotor skills

    10.5.3A

    1, 2 & 4

    Spatial awareness (self space & general space)

     

     

    Running (aerobic vs. anaerobic)

    anaerobic - width of a volleyball court (30s)

    aerobic - 4 min.

     

     

    Skipping (20 meters)

    -Speed Skip

     

     

    Hopping (R and L foot) 10 meters

     

     

    Galloping (leading with the R and L foot)

     

     

    Sliding (to the R and L)

     

     

    Leap 10M

     

     

    Chasing, Fleeing, and Dodging

     

     

    Seal walk 10 meters

     

     

    Bear walk for distance (30 meters)

     

     

    Crab walk for distance (10 meters)

     

     

    Cross Steps

     

     

    Log Roll 2M

     

     

    Forward Roll on Decline Wedge Mat

     

     

    Tripod - 5 Seconds

     

     

    Standing broad jump (body length)

     

     

    Moves in a variety of pathways (straight, curved, zig-zag...)

     

     

    Moves using varying levels (low-medium-high)

     

     

    Jump Rope/Hoop Individual

     

     

    Rope Turning with a Partner

     

     

    Non-locomotor skills

    10.5.3A

    1, 2 & 4

    Balance fifteen seconds on right foot

     

     

    Balance fifteen seconds on left foot

     

     

    Plank 20 seconds

     

     

    Manipulative skills

    10.5.3A

    1, 2 & 4

    Rolling a ball toward a target using dominant hand

    -5 meters ( 10 tries 3-5 inch ball)

     

     

    Underhand toss(DH)  at Hula hoop 5M away (10 tries 3-5 inch ball)

     

     

    Throws a variety of objects overhand at a target

    -5 meters (standard size hula hoop)

     

     

    Dribbles with dominant hand

    -10 meters walking

     

     

    Dribbles with feet

    Figure 8 @ 5M Timed

     

     

    Catches a ball with 2 hands at 5M using a ball of choice

     

     

    Strikes an object using a short handled implement(bumps/minute)

     

     

    Strikes an object using a long handled implement while stationary

     

     

     

     

    Cooperative activity/Ethics-related aspects

    10.4.3F

    1, 2, 4, 5 & 6

    Is respectful and demonstrates self control

     

     

    Health-related fitness

    10.4.3C

    2, 4 & 6

    Muscular Endurance

     

     

    Finding heart rate and carotid pulse

     

     

    Muscular Strength( Push-ups, Squats, plank)

     

     

    CV Fitness 4 minute run

     

     

    Flexibility