• GLE-PE910

    Colorado Model Content Standards
    For Physical Education
    9th and 10th Grade Level Expectations
    Standard 1: Students demonstrate competent skills in a variety of physical activities and sports.
    Ninth and Tenth grade students will:
    ● demonstrate a variety of proficient swimming strokes.
    ● use a variety of clubs competently to play a round of golf.
    ● keep a ball going with an opponent several times over the net in a game of tennis.
    ● play a game of volleyball using all the basic skills and strategies of the sport.
    ●perform a variety of dance forms (e.g., folk, country, social, and creative) with
    fluency and in time to accompaniment.
    ● apply biomechanical concepts and principles to analyze and improve performance of
    self and others.
    ● devise and perform a gymnastic routine after explaining the significance of some
    biomechanical principles to the skills involved.
    Standard 2: Students demonstrate competency in physical fitness.
    Ninth and tenth grade students will:
    ● participate in health-enhancing activities that can be pursued in the community.
    ● analyze and evaluate a personal fitness profile.
    ● assess personal fitness status in terms of cardiovascular endurance, muscular strength
    and endurance, flexibility, and body composition.
    ●design and implement a personal fitness program.
    ● participate in a variety of physical activities for enhancing physical fitness.
    ● meet personal fitness goals after a period of training.
    Standard 3: Students demonstrate the knowledge of factors important to participation in physical activity.
    Ninth and Tenth grade students will:
    ● describe and demonstrate the significance of some basic physiological principles to
    the development of a personal fitness program.
    ● identify personal behavior that supports and does not support a healthy lifestyle.
    ● analyze and compare health and fitness benefits derived from various physical
    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.
    Ninth and Tenth grade students will:
    ● slide into a base in a manner that avoids injury to the defensive player.
    ● choose an activity because they enjoy it not because their friends are in it.
    ● volunteer to replay a contested shot in tennis.
    ● walk away from verbal confrontation.
    ● acknowledge good play from an opponent during competition.
    ● listen to all sides before taking action in conflict situations.
    ● discuss the historical roles of games, sports, and dance in the cultural life of a
    ● enjoy the satisfaction of meeting and cooperating with others of diverse backgrounds
    during physical activity.
    ● identify participation factors that contribute to enjoyment and self-expressions.
    ● contribute meaningfully to the achievement of a team.