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Topic: Types of physical activity  

Physical Education

 Standard 3.  Understands the benefits and costs associated with participation in physical activity
  Level II (Grade 3-6)
   Benchmark 1.Knows about opportunities for participation in physical activities both in and out of school (e.g., recreational leagues, intramural sports, clubs)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows that recreational leagues provide opportunities for participation in physical activities
     2.Knows that intramural sports provide opportunities for participation in physical activities
     3.Knows that sports clubs provide opportunities for participation in physical activities
     4.Knows there are opportunities for physical activity outside of school
   Benchmark 2.Chooses physical activities based on a variety of factors (e.g., personal interests and capabilities, perceived social and physical benefits, challenge and enjoyment)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Chooses physical activities based on personal interests and capabilities
     2.Chooses physical activities based on perceived social and physical benefits
     3.Chooses physical activities based on challenge and enjoyment
   Benchmark 4.Knows how to modify activities to be more health-enhancing (e.g.,walking instead of riding, taking the stairs rather than the elevator)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands that many activities can be modified to be more health-enhancing
     2.Understands that one can walk instead of ride in a car to enhance health
     3.Understands that one can take the stairs instead of the elevator to enhance health
   Benchmark 6.Understands activities that provide personal challenge (e.g., risk-taking, adventure, and competitive activities)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows risk-taking activities that provide personal challenge
     2.Knows adventure activities that provide personal challenge
     3.Knows competitive activities that provide personal challenge
     4.Understands the importance of personal challenge in physical activities
 Standard 4.  Understands how to monitor and maintain a health-enhancing level of physical fitness
  Level II (Grade 3-6)
   Benchmark 9.Participates in moderate to vigorous physical activity in a variety of settings (e.g., gymnastics clubs, community sponsored youth sports)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Participates in moderate to vigorous physical activities outside of school, such as a gymnastics club
     2.Participates in moderate to vigorous physical activities outside of school, such as a community sponsored sport