Colorado Model Content Standards
    For Physical Education
    2nd Grade Level Expectations
    Standard 1: Students demonstrate competent skills in a variety of physical activities and sports.
    Second grade students will:
    ● combine various traveling patterns in time to the music.
    ● demonstrate skills of chasing, fleeing, and dodging to avoid or catch others.
    ● move feet into a high level by placing the weight on the hands and landing with
    ● throw a ball hard demonstrating an overhand technique, a side orientation, and
    ● continuously dribble a ball, using the hands or feet, without losing control.
    ● strike a ball repeatedly with a paddle.
    ● consistently strike a ball with a bat from a tee or cone, using a correct grip and side
    ● repeatedly jump a self-turned rope.
    ● skip, hop, gallop, and slide, using mature motor patterns.
    ● participate in a wide variety of activities that involve locomotion, non-locomotion,
    and the manipulation of various objects.
    Standard 2: Students demonstrate competency in physical fitness.
    Second grade students will:
    ● move each joint through a full range of motion
    Standard 3: Students demonstrate the knowledge of factors important to               
    participation in physical activity.
    Second grade students will:
    ● demonstrate safety while participating in physical activity.
    ● Recognize similar movement concepts in a variety of skills.
    The following Physical Education expectations exceed the Colorado Model Content
    Standards. As a result of participating in a quality Physical Education, it would be
    reasonable to expect that the student would be able to perform the following.
    Second grade students will:
    ● appreciate the benefits that accompany cooperation and sharing.
    ● accept the feelings resulting from challenges, successes, and failures in physical