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Topic: Rhythm 

Physical Education

 Standard 1.  Uses a variety of basic and advanced movement forms
  Level Pre-K (Grade Pre-K)
   Benchmark 5.Coordinates movement with a tempo or rhythm (e.g., marching to music, dancing)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Moves in rhythm to simple pattern
     2.Marches and dances to music
     3.Responds to changes in tempo
  Level I (Grade K-2)
   Benchmark 4.Uses simple combinations of fundamental movement skills (e.g., locomotor, non-locomotor, object control, body control, and rhythmical skills)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Uses combinations that include two or more movement skills, including locomotor, non-locomotor, object control, body control, or rhythmical skills
   Benchmark 7.Uses control in travel activities on a variety of body parts (e.g., travels in backward direction and changes direction quickly and safely, without falling; changes speeds and directions in response to various rhythms; combines traveling patterns to music)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Travels in backward direction and changes direction quickly and safely, without falling
     2.Changes speeds and directions in response to various rhythms
     3.Combines traveling patterns to music
   Benchmark 9.Uses locomotor skills in rhythmical patterns (e.g., even, uneven, fast, and slow)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Uses locomotor skills in even patterns
     2.Uses locomotor skills in uneven patterns
     3.Uses locomotor skills in fast patterns
     4.Uses locomotor skills in slow patterns
  Level II (Grade 3-6)
   Benchmark 3.Uses mature form and appropriate sequence in combinations of fundamental locomotor, object control, and rhythmical skills that are components of selected modified games, sports, and dances (e.g., combining steps to perform certain dances; combining running, stopping, throwing, shooting, kicking for sideline soccer)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Uses mature form in combinations of fundamental locomotor, object control, and rhythmical skills
     2.Uses appropriate sequence in combinations of fundamental locomotor, object control, and rhythmical skills
     3.Uses mature form and appropriate sequences when combining steps to perform certain dances
     4.Uses mature form and appropriate sequence when combining running, stopping, throwing, shooting, kicking for sideline soccer
  Level III (Grade 7-8)
   Benchmark 2.Uses intermediate sport-specific skills for dance and rhythmical activities
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Uses intermediate sport specific skills for dance activities
     2.Uses intermediate sport specific skills for rhythmical activities