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SWAMPSCOTT HIGH SCHOOL PHYSICAL EDUCATION I Mr. Bush, Mrs. Lavender Quote: Physical Education is a subject which, by the very nature of its content, has the potential to affect how a person will feel every moment of every day for the rest of his or her life.
COURSE DESCRIPTION: Physical Education: Part 1 Graduation requirement, usually taken the first semester of Freshman Year. Throughout the semester, students will be taught skills in a variety of activities classified as lifetime fitness activities, team sports, net games, personal safety, dance, and Project Adventure. This course is designed to promote physical, social, and emotional development of ALL students, regardless of their athletic abilities.
COURSE OBJECTIVES Develop the skills, knowledge, and confidence to participate in health- enhancing physical activity throughout their lives
COURSE OBJECTIVES Increase blood flow through movement to help –stimulate brain function, to aid in academic success –release endorphins, which help alleviate the symptoms of stress, anxiety, and depression –improve student fitness levels
COURSE OBJECTIVES Understand the importance of being physical fit in relation their physical, emotional, and mental well-being
COURSE OBJECTIVES Assess personal fitness levels, and recognize the health consequences associated with low scores in each area evaluated, as well as how to improve them
COURSE OBJECTIVES Provide students and parents with a printout of the fitness results so that they may track their progress or over an extended period of time
COURSE OBJECTIVES CHARACTER: Help students recognize the importance of such social values as respect, effort, honesty, and safety, not only in a classroom setting, but also in all avenues of life
COURSE OBJECTIVES Provide students with an opportunity to practice those values within structured activities.
GRADING: How to keep your “A” 60%= Code of Conduct: Effort / Participation, Honesty/ Fair Play, Respect, Safety, Fun 35% = Being prepared for class 5%= Bonus for standout in Code, ex. effort, helping others, etc. *In general, students who receive A+ are students who not only do everything asked with a great attitude and effort, but also go out of their way to include all students.
PE 1 Procedure 10 minutes from the bell to enter locker room, change and be on the benches ready for class. Travel together to Gymnasium Immediately get into squad lines Attendance is taken Warm-ups Class Activity Debrief and travel to locker rooms
CODE OF CONDUCT The Code of Conduct is a direct reflection on your character. No one, including you, will remember how many P.E. games you won, but everyone will remember the character you exhibited in the process! **The social skills taught through our code are key components for being not only being successful in our class, but also in life!
CODE OF CONDUCT 1.Safety: Physical and Emotional Safety of all Students (You are responsible for yourself and your classmates)
CODE OF CONDUCT 2.Respect: Peers, Teacher, Equipment and surrounding area
CODE OF CONDUCT 3.Effort & Participation **So important in meeting our course objectives **Crucial especially when you are part of a group or team **Recognize the efforts of your classmates, include everyone
CODE OF CONDUCT 4. HONESTY / FAIR PLAY: –No one likes to play with those who cheat –It is ok to be competitive, but never at the expense of your character
CODE OF CONDUCT 5.Positive Attitude: -Keep an open mind, don’t be afraid to try new things. -HAVE FUN!!
Proper Attire for Physical Activity Sneakers, designed for physical activity, and socks Change of clothes appropriate for exercise that also follow our school dress code: (t-shirt, sweatshirt, sweatpants, nylon pants, shorts, etc.) **No spaghetti strap tanks, or pants/shorts below waist ***We will be outdoors most days the next few months. Dress in layers!
Medical Excuses All medical excuses must come from a doctor or school nurse. Alternative assignments assigned
Absence From Class It is your responsibility to speak with the teacher to find out what you missed. Arrangements will then be made for make-up. Over 3 “office” excused absences: make-up work assigned Unexcused absence =NO CREDIT! Must make arrangements with teacher for make-up
Class Tardies First unexcused tardy: verbal warning Second unexcused tardy: meet afterschool with teachers Third unexcused tardy: call home Fourth unexcused tardy: Meeting with administration
NO EXCUSES!!!!!!! The opportunity to exercise and move during the school day is a privilege! We have heard every excuse, if you are here in school, you can move! The benefits to you will be endless!!! Excuses are the nails used to build a house of failure. ~Don Wilder and Bill Rechin
Summary: How much you all enjoy this class is dependent on how well you and your classmates follow the Code of Conduct. The best class experiences have had no connection to the physical abilities of our group, but rather the respect exhibited among classmates.