For students to understand the importance of physical fitness, to remain

         physically active for life, and to be healthy individuals.


                      PHYSICAL EDUCATION STANDARDS: 


    1. Demonstrates competency in motor skills and movement patterns needed to perform a variety of physical activities.
    2. Demonstrates understanding of movement concepts, principles, strategies, and tactics as they apply to the learning and performance of physical activities.
    3. Participates regularly in physical activity.
    4. Achieves and maintains a health-enhancing level of physical fitness.
    5. Exhibits responsible personal and social behavior that respects self and others in physical activity settings.
    6. Values physical activity for health, enjoyment, challenge, self-expression, and/or social interaction.


                      GENERAL EXPECTATIONS:


           - Be on time for class

           - To be prepared to perform in all activities in class

           - Improve Fitness level.

           - To be physically active

           - Understand basic rules of various sports and practice the skills required

              in these games

           - Show positive personal conduct, sportsmanship, etc.

           - Display respect for self and others

           - Follow directions and rules of activities in class

           - No swearing, name calling, teasing, etc.

           - Pay attention


                      STUDENT RESPONSIBILITIES:


            - Students must have appropriate attire or they will not be permitted to

              participate. Appropriate attire includes the following: t-shirt, shorts,

              sweatshirt, sweatpants, socks and tennis shoes.

    • Tennis shoes should be clean and non-marking.
    • NO Tennis shoes = NO participation!




                      GRADING AND GRADING SCALE:


             - Grading will be based on the following: dressed for class, participation in

               warm-up and all class activities, skills demonstrations or tests, and                                       

               written quizzes or tests.


                                        - Grading Scale:


                                                          93 - 100 = A

                                                          90 - 92 = A-

                                                          89 - 87 = B+

                                                          86 - 83 = B

                                                          82 - 80 = B-

                                                          79 - 77 = C+

                                                          76 - 73 = C

                                                          72 - 70 = C-

                                                          69 - 67 = D+

                                                          66 - 63 = D

                                                          62 - 60 = D-

                                                               < 60 = F







          - Daily performance testing points are awarded each class day

    • Any class time missed can be made up within 2 weeks of absence through written work.
    • See Ms. Urban for worksheets prior to or following an absence.




           - Disruptive behavior or horse play will not be tolerated.

           - Behavior problems will lead to the following:

           - verbal warning

           - loss of daily points and a write - up

           - kicked out of class


           ** any further behavior problems could lead to a removal from class