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Grade 2 – Movement Competence: Skills, Concepts & Strategies

1 – Movement Skills and Concepts

Grade 2 Overall Expectations:

Perform a variety of static balances with and without equipment, using different body parts at different levels and making different body shapes

Demonstrate the ability to jump, hop, and land safely and in control, taking off from one foot or from two feet

Perform a variety of locomotor movements with and without equipment, travelling in different directions and at different speeds, and using different pathways

Send objects of different shapes and sizes at different levels and in different ways, using different body parts

Receive objects of different shapes and sizes at different level and in various ways, using different body parts

2 – Movement Strategies

Grade 2 Overall Expectations:

Demonstrate an understanding that different physical activities have different components, and apply this understanding as they participate in and explore a variety of individual and small-group activities

Apply a variety of simple tactics to increase their chances of success while participating in and exploring physical activities