Physical Education in Grade 8

What your child will learn

Get an overview and explanation of what your child will be learning in Physical Education in the Middle School Course Bulletin.

How your child will be evaluated

Students are evaluated by a set of six standards in the Curriculum Framework for Physical Education:

  • Exercise physiology
  • Biomechanical principles
  • Social psychological principles
  • Motor learning principles
  • Physical activity
  • Skillfulness

Read an explanation of all standards (PDF)

How your child will be assesed

Students are evaluated on the six standards.

MCPS Grade 8 Physical Education Curriculum Framework