kindergarten standards - health and fitness

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Kindergarten Standards - Health & Fitness

These are from the Washington State Learning Standards


Scores listed on the report card are a summary of the learning standards listed below. 

(1) The student acquires the knowledge and skills necessary to maintain an active life: Movement, physical fitness, and nutrition.

  • (1.1) Develops motor skills and movement concepts as developmentally appropriate.
    • (1.1.1) Demonstrates mature form in locomotor skills that contribute to movement proficiency.
    • (1.1.2) Demonstrates mature form in non-locomotor skills that contribute to movement proficiency.
    • (1.1.3) Demonstrates mature form in manipulative skills that contribute to movement proficiency.
    • (1.1.4) Demonstrates balance and rhythmic movement skills in traditional and non-traditional activities.
    • (1.1.5) Recognizes movement concepts.
  • (1.2) Acquires the knowledge and skills to safely participate in a variety of developmentally appropriate physical activities.
    • (1.2.1) Understands safety rules and procedures in a variety of physical activities necessary to maintain a safe-learning environment. 
    • (1.2.2) Applies social skills necessary for effective participation in physical activities.
    • (1.2.3) Recognizes strategies necessary for effective participation in physical activities.
  • (1.5) Understands relationship of nutrition and food nutrients to body composition and physical performance.
    • (1.5.1) Recognizes how the body’s function is affected by food consumption.

(2) The student acquires the knowledge and skills necessary to maintain a healthy life: Recognizes dimensions of health, recognizes stages of growth and development, reduces health risks, and lives safely.

  • (2.1) Understands foundations of health.
    • (2.1.1) Understands dimensions and indicators of health (emotional, physical, intellectual, and social). 
  • (2.2) Understands stages of growth and development.
    • (2.2.1) Recognizes the structure and function of body systems (circulatory, respiratory, skeletal, muscular, digestive, and nervous). 
  • (2.3) Understands the concepts of prevention and control of disease.
    • (2.3.1) Recognizes how to prevent or reduce the risk of contracting a communicable disease.
    • (2.3.2) Recognizes how to prevent or reduce the risks of non-communicable disease.
  • (2.4) Acquires skills to live safely and reduce health risks.
    • (2.4.1) Recognizes abusive and risky situations and identifies safe behaviors to prevent injury to self and others at home, school, and in the community.
    • (2.4.2) Recognizes emergency situations and demonstrates skills to respond appropriately and safely.
    • (2.4.3) Recognizes negative and positive effects of stress and stress management techniques. 

(3) The student analyzes and evaluates the impact of real-life influences on health. 

  • (3.1) Understands how family, culture, and environmental factors affect personal health.
    • (3.1.1) Understands how family factors affect health.
  • (3.2) Evaluates health and fitness information.
    • (3.2.1) Recognizes reliable sources of health and fitness information.
    • (3.3) Evaluates the impact of social skills on health
    • (3.3.1) Understands that social skills are necessary to promote health and safety.
  • (3.4) Understands the impact of emotions on health.
    • (3.4.1) Understands emotions and how they affect self and others.
  • (3.5) Applies decision-making skills related to the promotion of health.
    • (3.5.1) Identifies decision-making skills. 

(4) The student effectively analyzes personal information to develop individualized health and fitness plans.

  • (4.1) Analyzes personal health and fitness information.
    • (4.1.1) Recognizes daily health and fitness habits.