P.E. & Health

 

PHYSICAL EDUCATION AND HEALTH

 

PHYSICAL EDUCATION SCHEDULE

Students follow a Week One/Week Two schedule for Physical Education and Health.  During one week, students will have physical education twice.  The following week, students will have Health once and Physical Education once.  Kindergarten students do not receive Health instruction and only have Physical Education once a week. 

PROPER DRESS

Sneakers that tie are required for physical education class.   Students will not be allowed to participate if they are wearing inappropriate footwear.  If a student frequently forgets sneakers, it will affect his/her participation grade.  Examples of inappropriate footwear are:  Dress shoes, boots, shoes with a heel, sandals, and flipflops. 

PHYSICAL EDUCATION CURRICULUM

RI Physical Education Standards

K-2 ACTIVITIES:   locomotor skills (run, skip, gallop, etc.), nonlocomotor skills (bend, twist, stretch, etc.), throwing, catching, dribbling (hand and foot), kicking, parachute, striking balloons, balancing wands, concepts of personal space and moving safely without bumping into anybody, dodging during tag games, scooters, activities integrating other subject areas, climbing wall, cooperative games, dance

3-6 ACTIVITIES:  leadup and fitness games related to sport skills:  football, soccer, basketball, volleyball, climbing wall, floor hockey, tennis, frisbee, wiffle ball.  Within these units, skills learned in K-2 will be expanded upon in relation to a particular sport. 

Each Physical Education period, students may earn a Physical Education Good Work Award.  There are three ways to earn an award:  Listening and Behavior, Trying Your Best, and Good Sportsmanship/Cooperation.  Student of the Month Awards can also be earned. 

HEALTH CURRICULUM

RI Health Education Standards

3-5 students often are assigned Homework which does count toward their quarterly grade.  All Homework assignments should be written in their planner and are found in the Life Skills section.