D.E130

Eight Ways That Humans Travel on Their Feet

Eight Ways That Humans Travel on Their Feet

Students will identify and perform the eight basic ways that humans travel on their feet: walk, gallop, slide, skip, hop, jump, leap, and run. This assessment could also be used with first and second graders.

This assessment does not have a Student Booklet.

This item has not been field-tested by Michigan teachers.


This is an analytic rubric. The column on the left shows the dimension that is being measured in the student’s performance. The levels across the top row indicate the performance level in the dimensions. Occasionally all dimensions and performance levels are exemplified by multiple students in a single recording.

Teacher Scoring Rubric

  • Dimension
  • Performance of the Eight Movements

  • Travels in a Straight Pathway

  • On Task

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Student only performed one to three of the eight locomotor movements successfully.

    N/A at this time.
  • Student performed four or five of the eight locomotor movements successfully.

    N/A at this time.
  • Student performed six or seven of the eight locomotor movements successfully.

    N/A at this time.
  • Student performed all eight locomotor movements successfully.

    N/A at this time.
  • Student did not travel in a straight pathway.

    N/A at this time.
  • Student occasionally traveled in a straight pathway.

    N/A at this time.
  • Student usually traveled in a straight pathway.

    N/A at this time.
  • Student consistently traveled in a straight pathway.

    N/A at this time.
  • Student was rarely on task.

    N/A at this time.
  • Student was occasionally on task.

    N/A at this time.
  • Student was often on task.

    N/A at this time.
  • Student was consistently on task.

    N/A at this time.
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