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ERIC Number: ED086701
Record Type: RIE
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Pages: 28
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Physical Education: Student Terminal Goals, Program Goals, and Behavioral Objectives.
Mesa Public Schools, AZ.
This report presents district guidelines and priorities for curriculum and instruction at four grade levels of a physical education program in the Mesa Public Schools, Mesa, Arizona. Five basic terminal goals are stated: a) the student will develop the necessary motor skills for successful participation in a variety of physical activities; b) 100% of the students in a regular physical education class will achieve over the 30th percentile in all aspects of fitness and 80% will achieve over the 50th percentile in all aspects of fitness based on the national norms; c) the student will gain knowledge and understanding about the fundamental principles and rules of physical activities; d) the student will develop and display self-discipline, responsibility, personal control, and leadership; and e) the student will acquire the skill and a desire to participate in physical activities. Specific program goals were established for each terminal goal, and these program goals were attained through behavioral objectives at the primary, intermediate, junior, and high school levels. The report emphasizes that the successful implementation of these goals depends upon budget priorities, district personnel support force, and available facilities. (BRB)
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Authoring Institution: Mesa Public Schools, AZ.