Class Policies


Physical Education Specific Policies

COURSE GOALS AND AIMS:

  • Appreciate and understand the value of physical education and its relationship to a healthy and active lifestyle.
  • Work to an optimal level of physical fitness.
  • Develop the motor skills necessary to participate successfully in a variety of physical activities.
  • Experience enjoyment and satisfaction through physical activity.
  • Develop social skills that demonstrate the importance of teamwork and cooperation in group activities.
  • Show knowledge and understanding in a variety of physical activities and evaluate own and others performances.
  • Demonstrate the ability to critically reflect upon physical activity in both a local and intercultural context.
  • Learn to work with partners and in small groups to achieve a common goal.

     

    DAILY MATERIALS NEEDED:

     

  • TENNIS SHOES (Must tie or Velcro)
    • Also, please aim for shoes that have non-marking soles.
    • No Shoes = NO PARTICIPATION (0 Grade for Participation)
  • APPROPRIATE CLOTHING: Clothing that the student can be physically active in. (Perspiration may/will occur)

     

     

    PHYSICAL EDUCATION UNITS

    (Subject to Change)

     

    Quarter 1:

    Team Building/Cooperative Games, Presidential Fitness Testing, Soccer, Football, Fitness Activities/Games (Outdoor)

     

    Quarter 2:

    Handball, Fitness Activities/Games (Indoor), Basketball, Bowling, Floor Hockey, Presidential Fitness Testing

     

    Quarter 3:

    Volleyball, Badminton, Ultimate Frisbee, Lacrosse, Fitness Activities/Games (Outdoor), Pickle Ball, Presidential Fitness Testing

     

    Quarter 4:

    Baseball/Softball, Presidential Fitness Testing, Yard Games, Disc Golf, Golf, Tennis

     

    HEALTH UNITS

    (Subject to Change)

     

    The health curriculum MAY consist of the following units and topics. (Grade Specific)

  • Introduction to Health and Wellness: Program Introduction, Assessing Health Knowledge, Personal Health and Behavior Inventory, Setting Goals and Personal Health Goal
  • Emotions and Behaviors: Self-Image, Self-Esteem, Dealing with Emotions, Living Your Values, Assertive, Aggressive & Passive Behaviors and Skits
  • Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drugs: Underage Drinking
  • Stress Management: Stress
  • Injury Prevention/Violence: Unintentional Injuries, Leading Killers, Immediate and Long Term Effects, Online Safety and Bullying
  • Physical Activity and Nutrition: Physical Activity and Food Guide Pyramid

     

     

    GRADING/ASSESSMENTS:

    Students will begin each class with 10 points. Students will lose some or all of their 10 points if they’re tardy, don’t have correct shoes, behavior/attitude issues or are absent. Grades will be determined from following categories.

     

    1. Participation and effort
      • Daily Points will be awarded and recorded in grade book

        II.     Weekly Health and/or Individual Workout Log Assignments

      • Health: Students will be assigned health course work on some Thursday and Friday’s through-out the year. Assignments will be posted on the students’ class website (Moodle Page).
      • Individual Workout Logs: Students will be expected to be physically active for at least 30 minutes for a minimum of 2 of the days between Thursdays –Sunday. Students will record their information and answer a few questions each time an Individual Workout Log is assigned. Workout logs can be found on the students’ class website (Moodle Page).

 

CLASS PARTICIPATION:

All students are expected to participate in class every day unless they have a written note from a parent or guardian. To be excused from class for more than two days at a time requires a note from your doctor. Modified activities will be provided for those students who cannot fully participate.

 

Each student is expected to put forth their BEST effort in PHYSICAL EDUCATION in order to earn all their daily points.

 

ATTENDANCE: Students who miss a class will need to complete a Physical Education Make-up form.

*Found at the top of their PE/Health moodle page

 

Option 1:

It is the students’ responsibility to participate in 45 minutes of physical education outside of school, answer the questions that go-along with the form and have an adult sign the form for each class that is missed.

 

  • Students MAY combine absences on to one form. Make-up forms can be found on the students’ class website (Moodle Page)

 

Option 2:

Find an article in a Newspaper or Magazine that talk about a Health Topic. (Example: Nutrition & Fitness) Type or print at least a 5-sentence summary of what the article is about. Please make sure you write in complete sentences.

  • Each article will count for ONE absent made up. This can also be found on the students’ class website (Moodle Page).

CVA General Policies

Attendance:
Tardies: All classes are consistent with the school's policy regarding tardies. 
Absences: You are responsible for making up work missed due to excused absences. You must make arrangements with me immediately upon returning to class. I will not remind you to make up missed assignments. 
Truancies: You will receive a zero for all work due on the day of an unexcused absence.

 

Writing:
Use a dark pencil or a dark blue or black pen for in-class writing. Type all at-home writing assignments.

Grading: 
I grade assignments using points. Quizzes and short assignments are worth between 10 and 50 points. Tests and essays are generally worth 100 points.

  • 90 - 100% = A
  • 80-89%     = B
  • 70 - 79%   = C
  • 60-69%     = D

Electronics:
Please turn off all electronics, including phones, music players, etc., before you enter the classroom. Any cellphone or electronic device on display will be sent immediately to the office, where you may retrieve it at the end of the school day.