P.E. Benchmarks

 
Frederick County Physical Education Benchmarks by Content Standards
 
Grade
Standard
Benchmark
Evidence/Assessments
 
Fifth Grade
1
Demonstrate and apply fundamental movement skills in an authentic situation such as catching, throwing, kicking, striking, and/or rolling
Observation and Rubrics
 
2
Identify how Newton’s Laws apply to movement
Written Assessment
 
3
Provide feedback to solve and correct errors in skill performance
Peer or Self Assessment
 
4
Discuss and use the components of the FITT guidelines to develop a short term fitness goal
Written Assessment
 
5
Maintain and/or improve personal fitness results based on the county fitness test.
Fitness Testing
 
6
Identify and apply effort, sportsmanship, and safe practice for self and others during activity
Observation and Checklist
Fourth Grade
1
Demonstrate the fundamental movement skills during an activity such as kicking, striking, and/or rolling
Observation and Rubrics
 
2
Identify how Newton’s Third Law of Action and Reaction affects the movement of an object.
Written Assessment
 
3
Interpret errors in personal skill performance based on corrective feedback
Peer or Self Assessment
 
4
Identify the components of the FITT principle
Written Assessments
 
5
Maintain and/or improve personal fitness results based on the county fitness test.
Fitness Testing
 
6
Identify and apply effort, sportsmanship and safe practice for self and others during activity
Observation and Checklist
Third Grade
1
Use the fundamental skills of catching and throwing
Observation and Rubrics
 
2
Identify how Newton’s Second Law of Force affects the movement of an object
Written Assessment
 
3
Use critical progression cues for object control in a variety of activities
Observation, rubrics, checklists
 
4
Identify fitness components
Written Assessment
 
5
Maintain and/or improve personal fitness results based on the county fitness test.
Fitness Testing
 
6
Identify and apply effort, sportsmanship and safe practice for self and others during activity
 Observation and Checklist



 
Second Grade
1
Show proficiency in all locomotor skills
Observation and Rubric
 
2
Demonstrate dynamic and static balance through symmetrical and asymmetrical shapes.
Observation and Checklist
 
3
Perform progression cues that will enhance fundamental movement skills
Observation, rubrics, checklists
 
4
Identify the effects of exercise on the cardio-respiratory system
Written Assessment
 
5
Identify activities that will improve cardio-respiratory endurance
Written Assessment
 
6
Identify and apply effort, sportsmanship and safe practice for self and others during activity
Observation and Checklist
First Grade
1
Demonstrate proficiency in seven locomotor skills
Observation and Rubric
 
2
Demonstrate dynamic and static balances through movement
Observation and Rubric
 
3
Identify critical cues that will enhance fundamental movement skills
Verbal Assessment and Checklist
 
4
Identify activities that affect the body systems
Written Assessment
 
5
Demonstrate activities that will improve cardio-respiratory endurance
Observation and Checklist
 
6
Demonstrate effort, sportsmanship and safe practice for self and others during activity
Observation
Kindergarten
1
Demonstrate five locomotor skills
Observation and Checklist
 
2
Demonstrate the ability to control speed
Observation and Checklist
 
3
Perform basic motor skills as demonstrated through teacher cues
Observation, Rubrics, Checklists
 
4
Identify the effects that physical activity has on the body systems
Written Assessment
 
5
Demonstrate activities that improve cardio-respiratory endurance through play
Observation, Rubrics, Checklists
 
6
Demonstrate effort, fair play and safe practice for self and others during activity
Observation