• Rosa Parks Community School

    Physical Education and Health

     

              All students grades K-7 are required to take one full year of Physical Education and one semester of Health Education. The Physical Education program aims to develop and assist in the growth of future scholars. We are determined to create a better and prosperous realm throughout intercultural understand and respect. The Physical Education curriculum attempts to stimulate communication and collaboration through optimal skill development, developing and maintaining physical fitness and rules and strategies of activities. Students are educated on academic achievement, cultural awareness, community service and pride as well as promotion of a healthier lifestyle.

     

    Physical Education Objectives:

     

    K-2nd

     

    Students will be able to:

    • Develop and refine basic gross motor skills

    • Demonstrate levels, direction, ranges and pathways in a controlled and applied setting.

    • Develop a fitness goal and monitor how it might affect one’s overall wellness

    • Explain how healthy food choices relate to personal wellness

    • Manipulate objects with different parts of the body during skill practice

    • Demonstrate basic activity and safety rules and explain how they contribute to stationary movement in a safe environment

    3rd-5th

    Students will be able to:

    • Explain how the correction of movement errors in response to teacher/peer feedback will improve movement in games, activities or dance

    • Demonstrate a synchronized group rhythmic activity that engages students in moderate to vigorous physical activity

    • Develop health-related fitness goals based on the assessment of one’s personal fitness- level and track progress using health/fitness indicators

    • Identify which factors might play a role in determining one’s personal fitness level

    • Explain and demonstrate how to dribble and shoot an object for a goal in a variety of games, sports, and activities

    • Explain and demonstrate passing and receiving of an object showing accuracy while moving safely in relation to boundaries in games, sports, and activities

    • Demonstrate controlled static balances in a variety of shapes and levels, including upright and inverted positions, using different body parts

    6th-7th

    Students will be able to:

    • Define the differences between skill and health related fitness and explain how the respective components can be enhanced through practice / training

    • Identify the short and long term benefits of regular physical activity and how they may change during one’s lifetime

    • Demonstrate a planned movement sequence that incorporates feedback from teachers and peers

    • Identify, describe, and celebrate the influence that different world cultures have on games, sport, and dance

    • Analyze and assess personal behavior including communication, respect of others’ ideas, decision making, and attention to safety during cooperative activities

    • Analyze individual and team effectiveness strategies in achieving a goal and assess performance utilizing critical thinking skills and make recommendations for improvement

    • Demonstrate and fairly enforce various rules during game play exhibiting appropriate sportsmanship

    • Define appropriate fitness training strategies and exercises needed to participate successfully and efficiently in individual / dual activities

     

     

    Sport Offerings

    Soccer

    Cooperative Games

    Relays

    Football

    Basketball

    Volleyball

    Speedball

    Floor Hockey

    Handball

    Baseball/Softball

    Fitness

    Lifelong Activities

     

    Grading (K to 7th)

     

    Grades will be based on points earned from participation, attitude, physical education uniform, and tests. Please keep in mind that poor spelling and grammar on written work will lower your grade.

     

    Participation- 25%

    P.E. Uniform- 10%

    Effort – 25%

    Tests- 40%

     

    1. Student should be in their assigned squad spot and ready to get started

    2. It is recommended students come to class with the following materials: pencils and a notebook

    3. Students should come dressed to Physical Education with the appropriate uniform (grey or navy blue sweat pants and a grey or navy blue t-shirt) *Purple Rosa Parks T-Shirt is acceptable

    4. Students lose 5 points each time they are unprepared for gym for either no P.E. uniform or no sneakers

    5. Students lose 5 points each time they do not actively participate in activities with or without P.E. uniform

    6. Students will receive a zero for any assigned classwork that they chose not to complete

       

     

     

    Classroom Rules

     

    1. Students are expected to be courteous and respectful to all classmates, teachers, and guests

    2. No food or drinks in class

    3. Horseplay is prohibited

    4. Working on assignments for another class is not permitted

    5. Cell phones are not permitted and will be taken away and given to the principal

       

    Health

    Grades (K-2nd)

    Students will be able to:

    • Explain what being “well” means and identify self-care practices that support wellness

    • Explain why some foods are healthier to eat than others

    • Summarize strategies to prevent the spread of common diseases and health conditions

    Grades (3rd-4th)

    Students will be able to:

    • Explain the physical, social, emotional, and mental dimensions of personal wellness and how they interact.

    • Create a healthy meal based on nutritional content, value, calories, and cost

    • Justify how the use of universal precautions, sanitation and waste disposal, proper food handling and storage, and environmental controls prevent diseases and health conditions

    Grades (5th-7th)

    Students will be able to:

    • Describe how effective decision making strategies can impact choices made by individuals or groups in regard to personal wellness

    • Evaluate the impact that public health strategies have on the prevention of certain diseases and health conditions

    • Compare and contrast how the effects of alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs vary in different people

    • Evaluate the ramifications (HIV/AIDS, STIs, HPV, and Pregnancy) of sexual activity during adolescence and how they relate to choices regarding sexual behavior

    • Demonstrate sensitivity and respect when discussing topics regarding sexual identity, gender roles, and sexual orientation

    Course Offerings:

    Personal health and physical activity

    Growth and development

    Mental and emotional health

    Communicable and chronic diseases

    Environmental health

    Alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs

    Nutrition

    Family and social health

    Consumer and community health

    Injury prevention

     

    Grading (5th-7th)

     

    Grades will be based on points earned from homework, classwork, projects, quizzes, test, and class/group participation. Please keep in mind that poor spelling and grammar on written work will lower your grade.

     

    Homework- 10%

    Classwork- 10%

    Projects – 10%

    Quizzes- 20%

    Tests- 40%

    Class/group participation- 10%

     

    1. Student should be in their assigned seat and ready to work

    2. It is recommended students come to class with the following materials: pencils, a pen (blue or black), and a notebook

    3. All assignments are due on the DUE DATE; no exceptions

    4. Students are responsible for getting any missed notes or assignments that were given during their absence

    5. If you miss a test and make-up day will be assigned to you

    6. Students will receive a zero for any classwork that is not completed

     

    Classroom Rules

     

    1. Students are expected to be courteous and respectful to all classmates, teachers, and guests

    2. No food or drinks in class

    3. Working on assignments for another class is not permitted

    4. Cell phones are not permitted and will be taken away and given to the principal

       

     

    *Please check Parent Portal weekly to see how your child is doing