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Sixth Grade Physical Education Curriculum Objectives


Sixth Grade Physical Education Objectives

Standard 1 - The physically literate individual demonstrates competency in a variety of motor skills and movement patterns.

Games & Sports

A-Throws with a mature pattern for distance or power appropriate to the practice task.

B-Catches with a mature pattern from a variety of trajectories using different objects in varying practice tasks.

C-Demonstrates the mature striking patterns (ie hand, implements)

Standard 2 - The physically literate individual applies knowledge of concepts, principles, strategies and tactics related to movement and performance.

Creating Space

Creates open space by using locomotor movements (e.g., walking, running, jumping & landing) in combination with movement (e.g., varying pathways; change of speed, direction or pace).

Standard 3 - The physically literate individual demonstrates the knowledge and skills to achieve and maintain a health-enhancing level of physical activity and fitness.

Fitness Knowledge

Identifies major muscles used in selected physical activities.

Standard 4 - The physically literate individual exhibits responsible personal and social behavior that respects self and others.

Working with Others

Cooperates with a small group of classmates during adventure activities, game play or team-building activities.

Accepting Feedback

Demonstrates self-responsibility by implementing specific corrective feedback to improve performance.

Standard 5 - The physically literate individual recognizes the value of physical activity for health, enjoyment, challenge, self-expression and/or social interaction.


Describes how being physically active leads to a healthy body.

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