Phone: (228) 435-1421
Degrees and Certifications:
Certified in English and Physical Education Master's Degree from AIU
2014-2015 Course Syllabus for Physical Education Term 1
1. Demonstrate competency in motor skills and movement patterns needed to perform a variety of physical activities. (GM, FM, C) a. Demonstrate competency*of movement skills while participating in team and individual sports.
b. Utilize knowledge of previously experienced skills and strategies during a variety of non-traditional sports and game activities.
c. Create and practice a rhythmic activity.
2. Demonstrate understanding of movement concepts, principles, strategies, and tactics as they apply to the learning and performance of physical activities. (C, GM, FM, S) a. Create and modify activities that provide practice of selected skills to help improve physical performance.
b. Critique personal and peer’s skill performance.
c. Identify the basic training principles (i.e., FITT*, Warm-up/Work-Out/Cool Down, specificity, overload, intensity).
3. Exhibit a physically active lifestyle. (F, L, C) a. Participate in physical activities based on individual interests or capabilities.
b. Explore different lifelong physical activities.
4. Achieve and maintain a health-enhancing level of physical fitness. (F, L, C, GM, FM) a. Participate in fitness assessment and developmentally appropriate health-related activities for the purpose of improving skill performance and physical fitness.
b. Design a personal fitness plan*.
c. Engage in physical activity at an increased heart rate for a minimum of 20 minutes at least three times per week.
5. Exhibit responsible personal and social behavior that respects self and others in physical activity settings. (S, P) a. Follow rules and regulations and respect others.
b. Understand the importance of safety for self and others, as well as proper use of equipment during physical activities.
c. Work cooperatively with others regardless of personal differences.
d. Use positive peer interaction to enhance personal physical activity.
6. Value physical activity for health, enjoyment, challenge, self-expression, and/or social interaction. (S, P, L, AP) a. Use the physical activity setting as an opportunity to improve social skills (i.e., self expression, social interaction, etc.).
b. Analyze physical fitness experiences regarding social, emotional, and health benefits.
Tests and Grades
Tests: 90% daily participation grade
10% nine week test
Note: Students are expected to participate daily unless a note from parent is provided
Retesting: If needed.
Homework/Assignments/Projects: In Physical Education there will be
no written homework or assignments unless a student has been in ISS or
Course Requirements: Participating and achieving basic skills in the following activities this year: Football, Basketball, Soccer, Tennis/Badminton, Track/Cross Country, Golf, Baseball/Softball, Table Tennis and Introduction to Weight Lifting.
Important Dates: Midterm progress report: Sep. 10 Common Term Assessment: Oct.6-Oct. 10 Report Cards: Oct. 20
Students are expected to come to class with proper clothing attire and footwear to participate in the daily activities. Students are graded on performance and sportsmanship. If a student can not participate she will need to have a parent note or a doctor’s excuse. Students receive 20 points daily, 100 points weekly. Students can have point deducted daily based on their willingness to participate and attitude during class.