What to Expect
*A fun and motivational class
*A class that follows a teaching progression that is based on health and performance fitness. This includes cardiovascular endurance, muscular endurance, muscular strength, flexibility, body composition, speed, reaction time, power, rhythm, coordination, balance, and agility.
Physical Education should be a comfortable and fun class to be involved
*Information! Why are we doing what we are doing? If you donít know why we are doing something ask!
*Written test and homework. I will encourage you to do some fitness on your own at home. You will also have written tests, which will count for 20% of your grade.
and study guides will be provided for you to study from.
scale and grading. Your main grade will come from your participation.
If you are working to the best of your ability, then your grade will
education will give you the opportunity to demonstrate good sportsmanship and
understand the relationship between winning and losing.
Criteria for Participation Grade
I cooperated and participated at the best of my ability, I dressed
out, was on time, sat quietly in my group, waited, and followed the
teacherís instructions. I
did everything I could to help myself and others learn todayís lesson.
I participated at an acceptable level even though it was not my best
effort. I dressed, was on
time, sat quietly in my group, waited, and followed the teacherís
I participated with the rest of the class after being prompted by the
teacher and the other students to listen and/or follow the class rules and
expectations for the day. I
dressed and was on time. I
was visited by the teacher to address continual behavior problems or if I
did not dress and decided to participate.
I participated and dressed. However,
I had a difficult time controlling my behavior and emotions in class
today. These continual
behavior problems reached to the point that the teacher had to remove me
from the dayís activities.
I was sent to the office for the rest of the class period for my
irresponsible behavior, I choose to show disrespect to another student,
teacher or substitute teacher.
R-Right to Learn
*Be a good listener/when I am talking you are not!
*Always try to the best of your ability
*The equipment belongs to all of us-letís take care of it!
*Be kind and courteous to teammates and opponents
*Stop any activity when you hear the signal
*Participate for the entire activity
*We show good SPORTSMANSHIP and ENCOURAGE
*Win without boasting/Lose without blaming
*Exit the gym and be ready to resume classroom activity