High School Physical Education/Health Syllabus
Teacher: Jeremy Crigler
-Physical Education ½ Credit: to include the content strands of personal wellness, physical fitness, psychomotor learning, and lifetime activity.
-Health ½ credit is to include the content strands of individual well-being, consumer decision, personal wellness, mental wellness, and community services.
-Students need to bring a pocket folder, spiral notebook and pencil to class each day.
-P.E. only: Gym shoes are required to participate; students should wear clothing that is appropriate for physical activity
-Respect: your teacher, classmates and all equipment in gym, locker rooms and classroom.
-Responsibility: be on time, on task and prepared for class every day.
-You are to be dressed and in the gym within the first 5 minutes of class or you will be marked tardy. The consequences for being tardy will follow the school-wide tardy policy.
- When meeting in the classroom you need to be in your seat and working on bell work.
-Always give your best effort!
A Superior 94-100
B Above Average 85-93
C Average 76-84
D Below Average 68-75
F Failing 67 or Below
Tests, Quizzes, Projects and Unit Participation Grade are 80% of overall grade
Class assignments are 20% of overall grade
Unit Participation Grade (test grade): Students can receive 10pts per day and total 50-100 points for the unit of study.
-Points are awarded for wearing gym shoes, participation in all activities (including daily warm up/fitness activities), effort, sportsmanship and attitude.
-If absent/unable to participate or no gym shoes you can make up points by doing a sports report. To complete the sports report, you need to find an article about sports, health or fitness, read it and write one page summarizing the article and explaining what you’ve learned from the article. You will receive full credit once you turn in your summary and the article. If you choose not to do a report you will lose the participation points for that day.
-If a student needs to be excused from participating, they must: Bring a signed and dated note from a parent or guardian with a valid reason (illness/injury). If the student has a serious illness or injury that will keep the student from participating for more than three days a doctor’s note will be required. The instructor will then assign alternative work.
Unit Skill and Written Tests: At the end of each unit, students will take a written test covering the concepts, rules and strategies of that unit of study. A study guide will be provided. Skill tests will also be used to assess the student’s ability to perform a variety of movement concepts and fundamentals.
Class Project (Test Grade):
F.I.T.T. assignment: Based on Fitness Testing results, students will design a personal fitness plan following the FITT principle guidelines (more details for this assignment to follow).
Class worksheets and writing assignments will fall under the class assignment category and are worth 20% of your total grade.
-Lifetime fitness activity assignment: Design a personal lifetime leisure/recreational plan that includes challenging and enjoyable activities
Physical Education Units of Study:
Unit 1: Teamwork and Sportsmanship Unit 6: Badminton
Unit 2: Fitness Unit 7: Volleyball
Unit 3: Soccer Unit 8: Basketball
Unit 4: Frisbee Unit 9: Archery
Unit 5: Floor Hockey
Unit Tests, Quizzes and Projects (worth 80% of overall grade): At the end of each unit, students will take a written test covering the content, concepts, and strategies covered in that unit of study.
Quizzes will be given throughout the unit covering smaller portions of material covered.
Individual and group projects/presentations will count as test/quiz grades (Mental illness research and presentation, Fast food poster project, Drug Research Project and presentation,
Participation and class assignments (worth 20% of overall grade): Students will be graded on various in class assignments. They will also be graded on overall class participation in discussions, as well as, group and individual work.
Personal wellness plan project: apply goal-setting and decision-making skills in developing, implementing and evaluating a personal wellness plan
Health Education Units of Study:
Unit 1: Intro to health Unit 6: CPR and First Aid
Unit 2: Mental Health Unit 7: Human Growth, Development and Reproduction
Unit 3: Social Health Unit 8: Communicable and Non-Communicable Diseases
Unit 4: Nutrition Unit 9: Body Systems
Unit 5: Tobacco, Drugs, Alcohol Unit 10: Safety, Environmental and Community Health