What Are Locomotor Skills? - Definition, Instruction & Examples


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What is the best definition of a locomotor skill?

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1. What is the best definition of a non-locomotor skill?

2. All of the following are examples of locomotor skills, EXCEPT _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Our quiz and worksheet is made up of questions designed to test you on your understanding of locomotor skills. Here you'll address subjects such as the definition of a non-locomotor skill and examples of locomotor skills.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this quiz, we'll ask you about:

  • How to best define a locomotor skill
  • The definition of a non-locomotor skill
  • Examples of locomotor skills
  • Some examples of non-locomotor skills
  • A true statement about locomotor and non-locomotor skills

Skills Practiced

  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast the definitions of locomotor skills and non-locomotor skills
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related locomotor skills lesson, like what is and is not an example of such a skill
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about true statements about non-locomotor and locomotor skills

Additional Learning

To learn more about this type of skill, check out our short lesson called What Are Locomotor Skills? - Definition, Instruction & Examples. After reviewing this lesson, you should be ready to:

  • Explain where locomotor and non-locomotor skills are often taught
  • Identify which type of skill helps in cultivating balance
  • Detail which kind of skill is needed to play hopscotch