1. Understand the importance of participating in vigorous physical activities that can assist in developing and maintaining Health-Related Fitness Components (Cardiovascular Endurance, Muscular Strength, Muscular Endurance, Flexibility, and Body Composition). 2. Understand and improve their Skill-Related Fitness Components (Agility, Balance, Coordination, Power, Speed and Reaction Time). 3. Enjoy using their skills and knowledge to establish a healthy lifestyle. 4. Understand how their body works. 5. Improve their communication skills with fellow students and teachers. 6. Improve their team building skills with fellow students and teachers.
While at Chardon Middle School, students will be introduced to a wide variety of cooperative games, physical activities and sports. The curriculum is designed in such a way that students will be introduced to four/five different activities/sports each year. Each nine weeks, 6th and 7th grade students will receive a letter grade of A, B, C, D, or F. 4th and 5th grade students will receive a (S) for Satisfactory or (N) for non-satisfactory based on the following State Standards :
P.E. State Standard 1 Demonstrates competency in a variety of motor skills and movement patterns.
Benchmark 1A Demonstrate movement skills and patterns in a variety of individual performance activities and lifetime physical activities. Skill Performance Test.
Benchmark 1B Demonstrate critical elements of specialized manipulative skills in a variety of settings. Skill Performance Tests.
P.E. State Standard 2 Applies knowledge of concepts, principles, strategies, and tactics related to movement and performance.
Benchmark 2A Apply tactical concepts and performance principles in game-like settings. Skill Performance Test.
Benchmark 2B Demonstrate knowledge of critical elements and bio-mechanical principles for specialized skills. Written Tests.
P.E. State Standard 3 Demonstrates the knowledge and skills to achieve and maintain a health-enhancing level of physical activity and fitness.
Benchmark 3A Develops a plan to meet the recommendation for daily physical activity. State Required Project.
Benchmark 3B Utilize principles and practices to design a personalized health-related fitness plan. State Required Project.
P.E. State Standard 4 Exhibits responsible personal and social behavior that respects self and others. Students must meet or exceed criterion-referenced health-related physical fitness standards.
Benchmark 4A Develop and apply rules, safe practices and procedures in physical activity settings. Cooperation and Behavior.
Benchmark 4B Communicate effectively with others to promote respect and conflict resolution in physical activity settings. Cooperation and Behavior.
P.E. State Standard 5 Recognizes the value of physical activity for health, enjoyment, challenge, self-expression and/or social interaction.
Benchmark 5A Makes a connection between participation in physical activity and physical, emotional and intellectual health. State Required Project.
Benchmark 5B Discusses the positive impact physical activity has on his or her life. State Required Project.
1. Student are expected to dress appropriately for class. This means that 6th and 7th graders must change daily into tennis shoes (not flip flops), shorts or sweat pants, and T-shirt or sweat shirt. Students may borrow clothes for class if they forget theirs at home. If this becomes a trend and happens frequently students may forfeit their 5 daily points. Students who refuse to change for class will lose 5% of their grade. 4th and 5th graders will not be required to change but must wear tennis shoes for P.E.. 2. Parent/Teacher communications must be signed and returned the next day. 3. Chewing gum in class is prohibited. 4. Enter and Exit the Gymnasium through the appropriate doors (Girls - cafeteria door closest to the locker room, Boys - door next to the band room). 5. Use the stairs when entering and exiting the stage area. 6. Arrive on time, change quickly, and go to your attendance spots. 7. Students will abide by all safety rules and use equipment properly and safely. 8. All jewelry should be removed prior to leaving the locker room. Teachers are not responsible for lost or stolen property. 9. ILLNESS/INJURY - parents should inform the teacher in writing of any injury or illness that may affect class participation. A parent's note is good for 2 days. If the illness/injury goes beyond 2 days, a doctor's note is required. Upon returning to school after an illness/injury, it is the student's responsibility to check with the teacher to find out what they missed in class and/or have to make up. 10. Locker Assignment - Students will be assigned a locker for the semester in which to keep their P.E. clothes and belongings. Students must use a school lock. Sharing a locker is not permitted for health reasons. 11. CELL PHONES ARE PROHIBITED FROM BEING USED IN THE LOCKER ROOMS. IF A CELL PHONE IS FOUND BEING USED IN THE LOCKER ROOM, IT WILL BE CONFISCATED AND TURNED INTO THE MAIN OFFICE. 12. Disruptive actions, bullying, and offensive language are not acceptable behavior.
Discipline Plan: 1. Verbal warning 2. Progress Report (note send home to parents) 3. Phone Call home 4. Office Referral "Golden Rod"