Physical Education Department

Physical Education Department

CUSD GRADUATION REQUIREMENT

Physical Education.... 20.0 credits

9th Grade - Required Enrollment (y)

Physical Education Course Descriptions

 

COURSE TITLE

COURSE DESCRIPTION

TERM

GRADE

A-G REQ

CREDITS

PE 9

Objectives of the 9th grade curriculum are to develop movement skills and movement knowledge; to develop a positive self-image; and to develop social skills by working in a team setting. The curriculum adheres to the state framework guidelines where students work within the emphasis of fitness; team sports. The curriculum includes: volleyball, track & field, ultimate Frisbee, basketball, field games, dance, street hockey, indoor games, flag football, softball and physical fitness concepts. Students are graded on the following criteria: effort/participation, enthusiasm/leadership/sportsmanship, movement skill development & understanding, knowledge of rules/strategies/etc.

Year

9

(Req)

 

Physical Education credit

PE 10

Objectives of the 10th grade curriculum are concerned with social etiquette; effective movement; and the pursuit of individual and carry-over activities. The emphasis is on self-improvement through knowledge and positive aspects of sport and fitness. The curriculum includes fitness concepts, tennis, golf, volleyball, pickleball, badminton, basketball, field games, street hockey, dance and softball. Students are graded on the following criteria: effort, participation, enthusiasm, leadership, sportsmanship, movement, skill development, understanding/knowledge of rules, strategies, and fitness.

Year

10

(Req)

 

Physical Education credit

PE 11-12

Students will participate daily in activities as an extension of the 9th and 10th grade progression. There will be opportunities in various activities with emphasis on group and individual choice and carry-over activities. Students are graded on the following criteria: effort, participation, enthusiasm, leadership, sportsmanship, movement, skill development, understanding/knowledge of rules, strategies, and fitness.

Year

12

 

Physical Education credit

PERSONAL FITNESS

 

Prerequisite: A grade "C" or better in 10th grade physical education and/or teacher recommendation

This course is structured for students to develop and a program of regular exercise (with a mandatory cardiovascular component). Body sculpting, nutrition, flexibility, weight maintenance, power development, and jogging are included. Self-discipline is a key to success.

Year

11-12

10th grade with teacher approval

 

Elective credit

SPORTS CONDITIONING

Student will participate daily in a strengthening and conditioning workout. The environment will be closely supervised, progress recorded and close communication maintained with the respective coaches. The environment will be intense in nature with the ultimate goal being to develop each student to their physical peak.

Year

11-12

10th grade with teacher approval

 

Elective credit

SPORTS MEDICINE

This class provides an introduction to the field of athletic training. Learn basic anatomy and physiology, prevention and assessment of athletic injuries, immediate and temporary care of injuries, training room and office management practices, procedures, standards and ethics. Class meets at Pleasant Valley High School.

Year

11-12

 

Elective credit

LEISURE SPORTS

Basic knowledge of a variety of sports rules and skill sets are required. Students will participate daily in sports and games that focus on teamwork and movement. Class will be structured around a “game play” environment with students actively participating in competitive play situations designed around specific sports such as ; soccer, football, softball, volleyball, and more. This course is designed for the already physically active student that has completed PE credit requirements, but want to continue with their physical fitness through play.

Year

10-12

 

Elective credit

ISPE

This course is an additional class to a student’s full, 6 period schedule. A student taking this class must forfeit the option to have an open period or a period as a teacher’s aide in the future. Co-educational environment taught by a Certificated Physical Education teacher. Independent Study Physical Education is structured for students to focus on health related and skill related fitness. Students will act as informed responsible individuals and be able to set, prioritize, and revise personal goals as they relate to lifelong fitness. Athletics, recreation, and lifetime sports/fitness will provide students an opportunity to apply specific health and skill related component concepts in their respective settings. Students will be required to complete a minimum of 200 minutes of physical education instruction for every school week. Students must have participation verified by approved qualified individuals responsible for supervising and verifying student participation. Parents will not be approved as a supervising adult. Students will also be required to meet with a certified instructor for 45 minutes of the 200 minutes once every week. Weekly instructor meetings during 0 period will require students to perform fitness assessments. Students will evaluate their performance, analyze data, reflect on personal goals, and adjust behavior as necessary.

Sem

10-12

 

Physical Education credit