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P.E. Curriculum

National P.E. Standards | HFCS P.E. | 4-8 P.E. Activities & Skills





National Standards & Grade-Level Outcomes for K-12 Physical Education

The goal of physical education is to develop physically literate individuals who have the knowledge, skills and confidence to enjoy a lifetime of healthful physical activity. To pursue a lifetime of healthful physical activity, a physically literate individual:

  • Has learned the skills necessary to participate in a variety of physical activities.
  • Knows the implications of and the benefits from involvement in various types of physical activities.
  • Participates regularly in physical activity.
  • Is physically fit.
  • Values physical activity and its contributions to a healthful lifestyle.

Standard 1: The physically literate individual demonstrates competency in a variety of motor skills and movement patterns.

Standard 2: The physically literate individual applies knowledge of concepts, principles, strategies and tactics related to movement and performance.

Standard 3: The physically literate individual demonstrates the knowledge and skills to achieve and maintain a health-enhancing level of physical activity and fitness.

Standard 4: The physically literate individual exhibits responsible personal and social behavior that respects self and others.

Standard 5: The physically literate individual recognizes the value of physical activity for health, enjoyment, challenge, self-expression and/or social interaction.

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Holy Family Catholic School 4-8 P.E. Promotes:


  • personal safety for self and others
  • proper equipment safety use and handling

Healthy Lifestyle

  • promote active participation in lifelong activities
  • promote muscular strength, endurance, agility, flexibility and cardiovascular activities
  • promote balance of nutritionial and health-related fitness

Manipulative Skills

  • use of different objects in personal and general space
  • develop/master skills to strike, throw, field, toss, catch, roll, dribble, kick and creative handling


  • explore floor skills promoting muscular strength, endurance and balance
  • explore mat stunts promoting flexibility, agility and balance
  • develop movement patterns with and without music

Cooperative/Trust/Iniative Games & Activities

  • develop social interaction, problem-solving skills and demonstrate positive attitude
  • promote activities with no winners or losers developing fair play and cooperation
  • promote student-centered team building developing verbal and non-verbal communication skills

Game Skills

  • promote opportunities for team/group activities
  • promote opportunities for partner activities
  • promote opportunities for individual activities

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4-8 P.E. Activities and Skills

Team or Group Activities, Skills & Knowledge Partner or Individual Activities, Skills & Knowledge
Cooperative, Ininative, Team Games & Activities
Flag Football
Floor Hockey
Lead-up Games
Tag Games
Dodging/Evading Games
Pickle Ball
Game Creation
Jump Rope
Nutrition/Healthy Behavior
Quad Roller Skating
Track & Field

Activities and skills include the above, but are not limited to them. Curriculum is covered throughout the 4-8 P.E. career and not on a yearly grade level basis. Anticipated activities, skills and knowledge are subject to change without notice.


4-8 P.E. Units 2018-2019

Unit 1: Soccer
Unit 2: Flag Football
Unit 3:
Unit 4:
Unit 5:
Unit 6:
Unit 7:
Unit 8:
Unit 9:
Unit 10:
Unit 11:
Unit 12:

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