Pre K-Grade 2 Locomotor Movements

West Haven Public Schools

Unit Planning Organizer

Revised September 2010

Subject: Physical Education                                                               

Grade: Pre K – 2

Unit: Locomotor Movements                                                            

Pacing: 4 – 12 

Essential Question(s):

  • Why do we need to know all kinds of movements?
  • Why is it important that we do it the right way?

 

Big Idea(s):

  • Locomotor movements are important for life skills
  • Proper locomotor movements will prevent injuries

 

CT State Standards (includes West Haven’s “Priority” GLES’s in BOLD and “Supporting” Standards)

  • 9-1 Demonstrate increasing competence in various locomotor movements
  • 10-3 Follow appropriate safety rules
  • 11-1 Observe and correct improper technique
  • 12-1 Understanding different movements cause different effects on the body

“Unwrapped” Concepts and Skills, and Bloom Levels (BL)

Concepts(Need to Know)

Skills(Able to Do)

BL

 

 

 

 

  • Body Awareness

 

  • Skills: walk, run, jump, skip, gallop, slide, hop

 

  • Safety

 

  • Observe and Correct

 

  • Effects

 

 

 

 

 

  • Develop the 7 locomotor skills

 

  • Develop the 7 locomotor skills

 

 

  • Apply

 

  • Analyze and Evaluate

 

  • Understand

 

 

 

 

2-3

 

2-3

 

 

3

 

4-5

 

2

 Instructional Planning

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Vocabulary/Word Wall

Enrichment/Extension

Interdisciplinary Connections