Livingston County Curriculum Document
SUBJECT: Sixth Grade Practical Living/Vocational Studies--Wellness
Big Idea: Psychomotor Skills (Physical Education)
Cognitive information can be used to understand and enhance the development of motor skills such as movement sequences and patterns. Individuals who
understand their bodies and how to perform various movements will be safer and more productive in recreation and work activities. Development of
psychomotor skills contributes to the development of social and cognitive skills.
2.31 Students demonstrate the knowledge and skills they need to remain physically healthy and to accept responsibility for their own physical well-being.
2.34 Students perform physical movements skills effectively in a variety of settings.
2.35 Students demonstrate knowledge and skills that promote physical activity and involvement in physical activity throughout lives.
4.1 Students effectively use interpersonal skills.
Duration Program of Essential Questions Critical Vocabulary Introduced Assessments Resources
(amount of Core Content Studies (POS) (I) (Include dates (Include
time) 4.1 (DOK) Skills and Reinforced for GRADE, field trips
Concepts ( R) GMADE and and books
Mastered Thinklink required to
(M) testing be read)
PL-06-2.1.1 PL-6-PS-S-1 How does movement Locomotor
Students will Students will relate to the games I Non-Locomotor
apply a identify and
combination of motor skill Stationary R
Aug. techniques of refinement (e.g. What ways can I use Technique
locomotor and accuracy, physical activities in Endurance
nonlocomotor technique, my life? Body Composition
skills which are movement) that
Transitional Motor Skills
necessary for the How do I make motor Space, force, & time
improvement of for skill skills an integral part Strategies/Tactics
transitional motor development of my life?
skills (e.g., PL-6-PS-S-2
punting, serving, Students will What are ways to
dribbling): demonstrate a assess your fitness
Locomotor - variety of level?
moving from locomotor and
one place to skills in a
another (e.g., movement
Aug Students will sequences and
identify principles in simple R
of motor skill patterned
movement) that PL-6-PS-S-4
are necessary for Students will
variety of non-
use in games
lead to more