Arizona Physical Education Standards
The following is a breakdown of the Strands and Concepts which drive the lessons which your child will be taught this year in PE class. For a more specific look at the standards, please click here.
Strand 1: Demonstrates competency in motor skills and movement patterns needed to perform a variety of physical activities.
Concept 1: Fundamental Movement Skills
Concept 2: Rhythmic Movement
Concept 3: Complex or Specialized Movement Skills
Strand 2: Demonstrates understanding of movement concepts, principles, strategies, and tactics as they apply to the learning and performance of physical activities.
Concept 1: Movement Concepts
Concept 2: Scientific Principles
Concept 3: Strategies and Tactics
Strand 3: Participates regularly in physical activity both during and beyond the structured physical education class.
Concept 1: Physical Activity in a Physical Education Program
Concept 2: Physical Activity Outside the Physical Education Program
Strand 4: Achieves and maintains a health-enhancing level of physical fitness.
Concept 1: Health-Related Fitness
Strand 5: Exhibits responsible personal and social behavior that respects self and others in physical activity settings.
Concept 1: Personal Behavior
Concept 2: Social Behavior
Strand 6: Values physical activity for health, enjoyment, challenge, self-expression, and/or social interaction.
Concept 1: Values Physical Activity