Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills Teaching Resources

PE 3.1

Movement. The student demonstrates competency in fundamental movement patterns and proficiency in a few specialized movement forms. The student is expected to:

  • (1) travel in forward, sideways, and backwards and change direction quickly and safely in dynamic situations;
    • (A) demonstrate proper form and smooth transitions during combinations of fundamental locomotor and body control skills such as running and jumping safely in dynamic situations;
    • (B) demonstrate mature form in jogging, running, and leaping;
    • (C) demonstrate moving in and out of a balanced position with control;
    • (D) demonstrate proper body alignment in lifting, carrying, pushing, and pulling;
    • (E) demonstrate control and appropriate form such as curled position and protection of neck in rolling activities such as forward roll, shoulder roll, and safety rolls;
    • (F) transfer on and off equipment with good body control such as boxes, benches, stacked mats, horizontal bar, and balance beam;
    • (G) clap echoes in a variety of one measure rhythmical patterns;
    • (H) demonstrate various step patterns and combinations of movement in repeatable sequences; and
    • (I) demonstrate key elements in manipulative skills such as underhand throw, overhand throw, catch and kick such as position your side to the target.


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