Milam, Connie

GRADE 7
Content Standard 7.1: Motor Learning
The student applies correct techniques to a variety of locomotor, nonlocomotor and
manipulative skills in various movement experiences.
Performance Standards
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The student will:
7.1.1 Set goals in movement skill development and monitor his or her own improvement.
7.1.2 Apply locomotor, nonlocomotor and manipulative skills to aquatics, combatives,
tumbling, gymnastics, dance, individual and dual sports, and outdoor education
activities.
7.1.3 Create and demonstrate an individual/dual game, activity or sport, with rules and
scoring options.
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Content Standard 7.2: Biomechanics
The student analyzes examples of movement performance, using scientific principles to
learn or improve movement skills.
Performance Standard
The student will:
7.2.1 Describe the effects of spin on an object and how this knowledge can help one learn
or improve a movement skill.
Content Standard 7.3: Exercise Physiology
The student creates an individualized health-related and/or performance-related fitness
plan based on his or her needs and interests.
Performance Standard
The student will:
7.3.1 Explain the FITT guidelines and the principles of overload, progression and
specificity in physical conditioning.
Content Standard 7.4: Growth and Development
The student identifies age-appropriate and/or developmentally appropriate movement
activities.
Performance Standard
The student will:
7.4.1 Evaluate the ways that personal growth and development during the pre-teen years
affect individual performance on state-mandated tests.
Content Standard 7.5: Psychology
The student explains how physical activity provides opportunities for enjoyment,
development of self-esteem, assumption of responsibility and development of
confidence.
Performance Standard
The student will:
7.5.1 Demonstrate risk-taking skills by participating in individual/dual movement or
adventure activities.
Content Standard 7.6: Aesthetics
The student creates a physical performance that demonstrates elements of movement
that are aesthetically pleasing to him or her.
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Performance Standard
The student will:
7.6.1 Create and critique an individual/dual movement routine.
Content Standard 7.7: Sociology
The student demonstrates appropriate interpersonal skills through movement-related
experiences.
Performance Standard
The student will:
7.7.1 Demonstrate collaborative problem-solving techniques in outdoor education
activities, such as adventure-based experiences and orienteering.
Content Standard 7.8: Historical Perspectives
The student explores and analyzes the relationships among movement activities, their
cultures of origin and the ways they have changed over time.
Performance Standards
The student will:
7.8.1 Compare the physical activities, games and sports of medieval times with those of
today.
7.8.2 Select an occupation from medieval times and compare its physical requirements with
those of the same or a similar occupation of today (e.g., farming, construction).