10.53.712 PHYSICAL EDUCATION STANDARDS FOR KINDERGARTEN
(1) The physical education standards for kindergarten are that each student will be able to:
(a) demonstrate competency in a variety of motor skills and movement patterns by:
(i) performing basic locomotor, nonlocomotor, and manipulative skills; and
(ii) performing locomotor skills in response to teacher-led creative dance.
(b) apply knowledge of concepts, principles, strategies, and tactics related to movement and performance by:
(i) moving in different pathways, general space with different speeds, and in personal space to a rhythm.
(c) demonstrate the knowledge and skills to achieve and maintain a health-enhancing level of physical activity and fitness by:
(i) recognizing that food provides energy for physical activity;
(ii) identifying active play opportunities outside health enhancement class;
(iii) actively participating in health enhancement class;
(iv) recognizing that physical activity causes physical changes; and
(v) practicing warm-ups and cool-downs relative to vigorous physical activity.
(d) exhibit responsible personal and social behavior that respects self and others by:
(i) following directions in group settings;
(ii) acknowledging responsibility for behavior when prompted;
(iii) following instruction and direction when prompted;
(iv) recognizing the established protocol for class activities;
(v) sharing equipment and space with others;
(vi) recognizing differences in ideas, cultures, and body types; and
(vii) following teacher directions for safe participation and proper use of equipment with minimal reminders.
(e) recognize the value of physical activity for health, enjoyment, self-expression, and or social interaction by:
(i) understanding that physical activity is important for good health;
(ii) acknowledging that some physical activities are challenging or difficult; and
(iii) identifying physical activities that result in a positive personal experience while playing with friends.
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.