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         Physical Education Class Format

     Students at all grade levels will participate in 40 minute Physical Education  classes 2 times a week. 

     Each class period is divided into four parts:

     

         1) Warm-up (3-5 minutes)           

                The purpose of the warm-up is to prepare the students for the intensity of physical activity or exertion by increasing their blood flow the major muscles groups.

         2) Fitness Activity (5-7 minutes)

                The purpose of the fitness activity is to involve the students in a vigorous activity to improve their physical fitness.  Students will learn the components of fitness   and the value of life long fitness and wellness.

        3) Instructional Activity (15-25 minutes)

                The purpose of the instructional activity is to teach the students valuable skills necessary to participate in physical activity, as well as, to provide them the opportunity to practice these skills.

        4) Closing Activity (3-5 minutes)

                The purpose of the closing activity is to provide the student with  a cumulating activity that reflects the instructional activity in a fun and relaxing manner.

     
     
     

    children playing image Curriculum for Grades Kindergarten, First and Second

    ·            Pathways

    ·            Spatial Awareness

    ·            Directionality

    ·            Body Part Identification

    ·            Personal  General Space

    ·            Levels

    ·            Manipulatives

    ·            Hand Eye Coordination

    ·            Eye Foot Coordination

    ·            Hand Object Coordination

    ·            Various Equipment

    ·            Large and Small Group Games and Activities

    ·            Integration with Math, Social Studies, Language Arts, Science and Health

    ·            Holidays Activities and Events

    ·            CooperativeLearning

    ·            Assessment

          ·    Fundamental Skills for  Individual and Team Sports

     

     

    kids exercising image  Curriculum for Grades Third, Fourth and Fifth

    (In addition to Kindergarten-2 curriculum offerings)

    ·            Bone and Muscle Identification

    ·            Nutrition

    ·            Personal  and General Space

    ·            Manipulatives

    ·            Hand Eye Coordination

    ·            Eye Foot Coordination

    ·            Hand Object Coordination

    ·            Various Equipment

    ·            Large and Small Group Games and Activities

    ·            Integration with Math, Social Studies, Language Arts, Science and Health

    ·            Holidays Activities and Events

    ·            Cooperative Learning

    ·            Assessment

    ·            Physical Fitness Concepts and Testing

    ·            Lifelong Wellness

    ·            Lead Up Skills for Individual and Team Sport