Pre K- Grade 3 Scooters

West Haven Public Schools 

Unit Planning Organizer

Revised September 2010

Subject: Physical Education                                                                                             

Grade: Pre K - 3

Unit: Scooters                                                                                                                    


Essential Question(s):

  • How do I move on the scooter?
  • Why can’t I ride my scooter like a skateboard? 

Big Idea(s):

  • Students will demonstrate movement patterns needed move around on the scooter
  • Students will exhibit responsible personal and social behavior that respects self and others in physical activity settings.

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


  • P.9.3. Apply problem solving skills in movement related activities by solving simple movement challenges involving body parts in isolation or in combination
  • P.10.3. Follow safety and age-appropriate classroom and playground rules and procedures


  • P.9.1. Demonstrate coordination in gross motor and fine motor tasks using control, balance, strength and coordination; and demonstrate progress toward the mature form of selected fundamental motor skills
  • P.13.1. Demonstrate safe behavior for self and toward others by following established class rules, procedures and safe practices with teacher guidance and reinforcement

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

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