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Middle School Physical Education

Middle School Physical Education

Physical Education Content Assessments

There has been a shift at the national, state and local levels concerning how and what is taught in Physical Education. The Next Generation Sunshine State Standards are grade level specific and are a guide for rigorous instruction.

  • Assessment is important in these content areas for the following reasons:
  • Align curriculum content with the Next Generation Sunshine State Standards.
  • Ensure that instruction is equitable and consistent for all students.
  • Provide a developmentally appropriate progression of the content taught in Physical Education.
  • Provide data that will assist teachers in developing instructional lessons that will better address student’s strengths and needs.
  • Prepare students to more successfully address the rigors of the Elementary, Middle School, and Secondary Education curricula.
  • Assist students in developing higher levels of competence, thus increasing the opportunity for students to experience success throughout their educational years and beyond.
  • Ensure that students are college and career ready.
  • Ensure that students develop 21st Century skills.
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