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Topic: Balance  

Physical Education

 Standard 1.  Uses a variety of basic and advanced movement forms
  Level Pre-K (Grade Pre-K)
   Benchmark 2.Demonstrates a sense of balance (e.g., stands on one foot, walks on a balance beam)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Stands on one foot
     2.Stands on toes
     3.Walks on a broad balance beam
     4.Maintain balance while bending and twisting
  Level I (Grade K-2)
   Benchmark 6.Uses control in balance activities on a variety of body parts (e.g., one foot, one hand and one foot, hands and knees, headstands)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Balances on one foot
     2.Balances on one hand and one foot
     3.Balances on hands and knees
     4.Balances in a headstand
   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
  Level II (Grade 3-6)
   Benchmark 4.Uses mature form in balance activities on a variety of apparatuses (e.g., balance board, large apparatus, skates)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Uses mature form on a balance board
     2.Uses mature form in balancing on a large apparatus
     3.Uses mature form in balancing on skates