This is what you and your child can expect in On-Site PE (grades K-8):
- Games and activities that incorporate motor and loco-motor skills
- Learning about lifelong fitness (fitness concepts and skills that can be used over the course of a person's life)
- The use of "Sportsmanship"
- Basic sports skills (basketball, volleyball, soccer, football, and hockey)
- Rhythm and dance
- Hand-eye coordination activities
- Games using fine motor skills
- Dodging and fleeing activities/games
- Cooperative games
- Racket sports
- Create-a-game (students will create and teach a game/activity to their peers)
- Use of pedometers (tracking the number of steps an individual has taken over a certain period of time)
The curriculum for Physical Education 1 ( a brief list):
- Personal Growth and Development – The student will read about personal growth and development and then share the similarities or dissimilarities that occur in their lives.
- Ways to handle stress- Read information concerning stress – The student summarizes what they have read and shares ways that they handle stress in their lives.
- The students share activities they do to increase their overall health and wellness. The students will fill out 4 activity logs throughout the semester for a “reality check”. The teacher will give feedback on the logs.
- Elements of fitness – 10 Fitness Facts – Summarize the information given.
- Benefits of physical activity – In your own words, write a one-page reflection about the benefits of physical activity in your personal life.
- Field Study – Attend a sporting event – The student will write about what they experienced, including; Atmosphere, warm-up, game set-up, describe 1 key player/position and the outcome of the game/match/meet. Why did you choose this particular sport/meet/activity? (this assignment is done three times per semester)
- The students will analyze videos of various athletes throwing, catching, running, and other athletic motion/form. The teacher is looking for acknowledgement of correct form and function of these actions.
- Ask the students to participate in a new activity outside of school, and provide a brief overview of the experience.
- The teacher will assess the students on their ability to combine two or more specialized movement forms, such as asking students to demonstrate a discuss throw or a series of dance steps. (submitted through video)
- Specific lessons to allow students to develop a personal health-related fitness program, including personal goals.
- Specific lessons on motor learning and motor development concepts.
- The students analyze the characteristics of sports and physical activities they enjoy and why.
- The students will write a report about a sport that is played in another country. (Not in the United States)
- The students will learn vocabulary that is used primarily in the physical education world.
Please contact Ms. Stubbs at or 503.844.1050.