Illinois Learning Standards

Stage B - Physical Development


19A —

Students who meet the standard can demonstrate physical competency in individual and team sports, creative movement, and leisure and work-related activities.
  1. Recognize the safety factors associated with participating in physical activities.
  2. Discuss cues that enhance the development of selected manipulative skills.
  3. Demonstrate basic locomotor, non-locomotor, and manipulative skills using developmentally appropriate form.
  4. Combine two or more locomotor and/or non-locomotor skills in a sequence.
  5. Demonstrate an awareness of others while moving in general and/or personal space.

19B —

Students who meet the standard can analyze various movement concepts and applications.
  1. Identify personal space.
  2. Demonstrate a combination of two simple weight bearing and/or balance movements or activities.
  3. Distinguish between moving behind, ahead of, next to, near to, over, under, on, through, beside.
  4. Participate in dodging/ fleeing activities in slower speeds without running into others or objects.


Students who meet the standard can demonstrate knowledge of rules, safety and strategies during physical activity.
  1. Apply class rules, procedures, and safety practices.
  2. Choose between safe and unsafe practices/behaviors.
  3. Identify safety procedures when participating in a group physical activity.
  4. Move with an awareness of others in general space.


Students who meet the standard know and can apply the principles and components of health-related fitness.
  1. Identify safe and unsafe exercise practices.
  2. Participate in health-related fitness activities.
  3. Identify activities that help improve health-related fitness.
  4. Identify activities that will change your heart rate.
  5. Discuss changes that take place in the body after physical activity.
  6. List components of health-related fitness.

20B —

Students who meet the standard can assess individual fitness levels.
  1. Recall the immediate effects of exercise on the body.
  2. Match the components of health-related fitness to fitness assessments.
  3. Match Fitnessgram test items to health-related fitness components.
  4. Participate in health related fitness activity.
  5. Identify personal preferences related to physical activity.

20C —

Students who meet the standard can set goals based upon fitness data and develop, implement, and monitor an individual fitness improvement plan.
  1. Set goals based on fitness gram data with teacher guidance.
  2. Participate in teacher directed activities that can develop health-related fitness goals.
  3. Discuss behavioral choices that impact wellness levels.

21A —

Students who meet the standard can demonstrate individual responsibility during group physical activities.
  1. Recall the class procedures followed for participation in physical activity.
  2. Repeat the safety procedures followed when participating in physical activity.
  3. Participate safely in physical activity.
  4. Choose between safe and unsafe practices and/or behavior.
  5. Follow directions when participating in physical activity.
  6. Perform independently when participating in a physical activity.
  7. Complete a task when participating in physical activity.

21B —

Students who meet the standard can demonstrate cooperative skills during structured group physical activity.
  1. Repeat safety practices and/or behaviors when working with a partner during physical activity.
  2. Demonstrate the ability to work cooperatively with a partner or small group during physical activity.
  3. Complete a task when working with a partner or group with some teacher intervention during physical activity.

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