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(1) The physical education standards for second grade 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 in mature patterns; and

(ii) performing rhythmic activity with correct response to simple rhythms.

(b) apply knowledge of concepts, principles, strategies, and tactics related to movement and performance by:

(i) identifying games, sports, or dances performed in other cultures; and

(ii) combining locomotor skills in general space to rhythm or beat.

(c) demonstrate the knowledge and skills needed to achieve and maintain a health-enhancing level of physical activity and fitness by:

(i) recognizing the balance of good nutrition with physical activity;

(ii) describing physical activities outside health enhancement class;

(iii) actively engaging in health enhancement class in response to instruction and practice;

(iv) identifying physical activities which contribute to developing strength and fitness; and

(v) describing 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) practicing skills with minimal teacher prompting;

(ii) accepting responsibility for class protocols with behavior and performance actions;

(iii) accepting specific corrective feedback from a teacher;

(iv) recognizing the role of rules and etiquette in teacher-designed physical activities;

(v) working independently with others in partner environments;

(vi) recognizing ways to accept others' ideas, cultural diversity, and body types during games and physical activities; and

(vii) working independently and safely in physical activity settings.

(e) recognize the value of physical activity for health, enjoyment, self-expression, and or social interaction by:

(i) describing the value of "good health balance";

(ii) comparing physical activities that bring confidence and challenges; and

(iii) discussing 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.

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