February Curriculum Update

P, 1, 2 - have been working on fundamental movement skills and concepts within Educational gymnastics. Students can move throughout space while dodging others, can jump and land on both feet or one foot. They have shown the ability to maintain balance using different body parts alone and with a partner. They have practiced weight transfer from one foot to the other and have used a partner for counter balance. Students have successfully demonstrated balancing obects like beanbags on different body parts while being stationary and while traveling. Students have performed a variety of rolls such as log rolls, egg rolls, partner rolls, forward rolls an dbackward rolls.

3, 4, 5, 6 - Students in these grades have been working on fundamental movement skills and movement concepts within Educational Gymnastics. Students have created and performed a variety of balances and supports alone and with partners doing such things as pyramids and counter balances. They have practiced different tyupes of rolls such as log rolls, forward rolls, and backward rolls. Students will demonstrate fundamental movement skills using two or more movement patterns in a sequence with small apparatus, balance beams, and mats alone or with a group. Students will continue to work on balance activities while transferring weight from hands to feet and perform such skills as cartwheels and roundoffs.