• Tarwater Physical Education Curriculum
    OPEN—Online Phys Ed Network.
    Our PE Curriculum is based on the AZ PE/Health State Standards. Below is a list of skills/activities that your child will learn throughout their PE years here at Tarwater.

    Movement Skills and Spatial Awareness (introduced K-2, reviewed 3-6)
    Locomotor Skills—walk, jog, skip, gallop, slide, dodge, hop, climb, leap, jump

    Pathways—straight, curved, zigzag

    Manipulative Skills— throwing, catching, collecting, kicking, dribbling, volleying, striking

    Non-manipulative Skills—turning, twisting, rolling, balancing, transferring weight, jumping and landing, stretching, curling, bending, shaking, swaying



    Cup Stacking, Fitness activities, Nutrition lessons, Jump Rope, Team Building, Fit Stixx

    Sport Units (3-6)
    Lacrosse, Soccer, Basketball, Tennis, Volleyball, Hockey, Kickball, Bowling, Disability sports,

    Health Related Fitness (3-6)—Cardiovascular Endurance, Flexibility, Muscular Strength and Endurance, Body Composition


    Skill Related Fitness—Agility, Balance, Coordination, Power, Reaction Time, Speed

    Fitness Testing (assessed in the Spring 3-6th grade only)
    Fitnessgram Assessment

    F.I.T.T. Principle (frequency, intensity, time and type) - 5-6th grade only
    Heart Rate 3-6 students learn how to take their HR and how to figure their Target Heart Rate