Robbinsdale Area Schools

PHYSICAL EDUCATION - QUARTER 2 - MS. TORGERSON

 

MLE Parent(s)/Guardian(s),  

The goal of physical education is to develop physically literate individuals who have the knowledge, skills and confidence to enjoy a lifetime of physical activity. To fulfill a lifetime of physical activity, a physically literate individual can:  

  • Demonstrates competence in a variety of motor skills and movement patterns.  

  • Exhibit responsible personal and social behavior that respects self and others

Here’s what we have been up to in the physical education room recently. 

Grades 3rd - 5 Learning Target(s): 

  1. I can have the skills on throwing and catching to play games and activities. 

  2. I can practice positive personal and social behavior that respects self and others in games and activities in the gym.

Concepts students are working on:

  • Throwing & Catching

    • 3rd Grade: Throw overhand within a task that requires force for distance, demonstrating three of the five critical elements

    • 4th Grade: Throw overhand within a task that requires force for distance, demonstrating four of the five critical elements of a maturing pattern, in a throwing and catching game. 

    • 5th Grade: Throw overhand within a task that requires force for distance, using a maturing pattern in throwing and catching game.

  • Team building activities 3-5th Grade: 

    • Working with the class to achieve goals and outcomes. 

    • This also helps build social skills and interactions with others to achieve a goal.

Grades Kindergarten - 2nd Grade Learning Target(s):

  1.  I can have the locomotor skills to move safely and play games and activities in the gym. 

Concepts students are working on:

  • Locomotor skills (running, jumping, hopping, galloping, sliding, leaping, and skipping)

  • Locomotor skills in game play( (e.g. playing games that require them to use locomotor skills and stay safe while having fun)

    • Kindergarten: 

      • Hop, gallop, slide, skip, and run while maintaining balance.

      • Jump and land in the horizontal and vertical plane while maintaining balance

    • 1st Grade: 

      • Working on the Hop, gallop, and slide using a maturing pattern

      • Jump and land in the horizontal plane demonstrating two of the five critical elements, while taking off and landing with two feet. 

    • 2nd Grade: 

      • Practicing the Skip and run using a maturing pattern.  

      • Also the Jump and land in the horizontal plane demonstrating four of the five critical elements, while taking off and landing with two feet. 

It has been a joy watching your child develop their physical, emotional, and social skills through physical education class. Please email me if you have any questions, kari_torgerson@rdale.org

Ms. Torgerson