Practical living consists of four elements: Physical Education, Health, Career Studies and Consumerism. All four components together are meant to help students make healthy choices in their everyday lives as well as the future. Some lessons included each year or every other year include: yoga, nutrition lessons with the My Plate tool (food groups), environmentalism, career choices, budgeting, and a variety of sport and movement skills.
Announcements: 8/15/18 Welcome back! Please make sure your student wears tennis shoes on their Practical Living day. They will receive a dress code violation if they do not. Also if you have not done so, please turn in the Practical Living Medical Form if your student has a medical condition that may effect their performance in Practical Living. If your student cannot participate in Practical Living for the day or a few weeks, please send in a note explaining their condition. When they are able to participate again, please notify me through email or a note sent into school. Special Area Notebooks: We will begin using notebooks during their first day visiting Practical Living. We will use our notebooks 3-4 times during a grading period. Possible assignments may include: copying and responding to the learning target for the day, partner skill rubrics, cue checklists for skills, etc. The notebook grade will be an average of all entries and will be listed under the progressing category. The grading scale for notebooks is listed below. + Outstanding: work is related to learning target and goes beyond expectation. (check mark)Satisfactory: work is related to learning target and on grade level - Unsatisfactory: work is incomplete or incorrect First Exit Slip- August 22-28 The exit slip will focus on the learning targets for the first two weeks of school. The tested information can be found below in the First Grading Period category.
9/10/18 The second annual Take Your Parent to PE Week is September 24-28. This week long event is sponsored by Active Schools in an effort to create a connection with parents about the importance of physical education at school and at home. Please join us in class during your student's PE class that week. Be prepared to move and groove with your student :0) . An information/sign-up sheet went home September 5. Please RSVP on the sheet and send it back in to school by Friday September 21 if you would like to participate. Hope to see you in class!! Class times are as follows: Monday: 10:25-11:15 James 11:45-12:35 Rhodes 12:45-1:35 Wilson 2:45-3:35 Cox Tuesday: 9:25-10:15 Herberger 11:45-12:35 Baker 12:45-1:35 Wright 1:45-2:35 Wilkerson 2:45-3:35 Cothern Wednesday: 9:25-10:15 Sanders 10:25-11:15 Vidourek 11:45-12:35 S.Mattingly(5th grade) 1:45-2:35 T.Mattingly(2nd grade) 2:45-3:35 Haas Thursday: 9:25-10:15 Banet 10:25-11:15 Alexander 12:45-1:35 McAndew 1:45-2:35 Simms 2:45-3:35 Fleming Friday: 9:25-10:15 Weiter 10:25-11:15 Lega 11:45-12:35 Brya5nt 12:45-1:35 Looney 1:45-2:35 Jenkins
9/20/18 Conferences I will be available 7:50-8:50 on the following days if you would like to drop in with any questions or concerns. Friday 9/21 Monday 9/24 Wednesday 9/26 Friday 9/28 Tuesday 10/2 Wednesday 10/3 Thursday 10/4 If these times do not work for you, please email me and we can arrange a time to meet. firstname.lastname@example.org
1st Grading Period
Weeks 1-2 (August 15-28) Grades K-1-Students will be able to: 1. identify safety rules and routines used in class 2. demonstrate how to enter the gym correctly 3. freeze correctly during movement activities. Grades 2-5-Students will be able to: 1. identify and explain rules and procedures for Practical living 2. demonstrate body control 3. explain how physical activity provides opportunities for enjoyment.
Weeks 3-4 (August 29-September 11) Grades K-1-Students will be able to: 1. define locomotor movement 2. demonstrate the following locomotor movements: jumping, sliding, hopping, and galloping 3. perform animal walks while using body control 4. balance body weight in a variety of positions 5. explain mindfulness and apply it during class activities
Grades 2- Students will be able to: 1. identify and explain two cues that describe at least two of the following locomotor movements: hopping, jumping, galloping, jogging, sliding, and skipping 2. correctly demonstrate hopping, jumping, galloping, jogging, sliding, and skipping 3. identify different bases of support and levels 4. balance on different bases of support, combining levels and shapes 5. explain mindfulness and apply it during class
Grades 3-5-Students will be able to: 1. explain the importance of cooperation with their teachers and peers 2. work respectfully with classmates during cooperation activities 3. describe and correctly demonstrate 5 cues for an overhand throw 4. 5. explain mindfulness and apply it during class
Week 5 (September 12-18) Grades K-1 Students will be able to explain and demonstrate stepping and throwing beanbags underhanded with opposition.
Grade 2- Students will be able to describe 2 differences between the underhand and overhand throw. (using beanbags)
Grades 3-5 Students will be able to use a rubric to rate their partners on the use of cues during football skills station work.
Week 6 (September 19-21) Classes September 17-18 will make-up this lesson on Nov. 19 and 20 due to Bring Your Parent to PE Week Grades K-1 Students will be able to describe and demonstrate two cues for catching a ball.
Grade 2 Students will be able to describe and demonstrate three cues for catching a ball.
Grade 3-5 Students will participate in stations and: 1. demonstrate catching a football above the head, at the waist, and below the waist. 2. center and carry the football with a partner 3. pass and receive the football with a partner 4. demonstrate a 3 and 4 point stance with a partner
Week 7 (September 24-28) Bring Your Parent to PE Week Grades K-3 Students will be able to: 1. work cooperatively with classmates during parachute activities 2. identify on their own bodies muscles the parachute uses.
Grade 3-5 Students will be able to: 1. explain the difference between skill related fitness and health related fitness. 2. use both types of fitness during class activities 3. explain the importance of both types of fitness 4. identify activities used in class for each type of fitness.
Weeks 8-9 (October 1-16) Grades K-1 Students will be able to: 1. locate the inside of their foot when dribbling a soccer ball 2. demonstrate the inside of the foot dribble with a soccer ball 3. demonstrate the inside of the foot pass with a partner using a soccer ball.
Grades 2-3 Students will be able to: 1. describe and demonstrate three cues for the inside of the foot dribble 2. demonstrate passing a receiving the soccer ball with a partner
Grades 4-5 Students will be able to: 1. describe and demo the inside, outside, and instep soccer dribble 2. demonstrate passing and receiving a soccer ball with a partner
Week 10 (October 17-23) Grades K-1 Students will be able to: 1. will cooperate with students in class during parachute activities. 2. travel in a min-obstacle course using good body control. 3. identify and demonstrate locomotor movements such as--walking, running, jumping, hopping, galloping, sliding, leaping, and skipping.
Grades 2-3 Students will be able to: 1. evaluate my foot skills in soccer 2. participate in soccer stations that represent skills we have learned in class (inside of the foot dribble, inside of the foot passing, and receiving) 3. follow instructions on each station card and stay actively engaged with their group.
Grades 4-5 Students will be able to: 1. evaluate their own foot skills in soccer 2. participate in soccer stations that represent skills we have learned in class ( passing and receiving, inside, outside, and instep dribble) 3. follow instructions on each station card and stay actively engaged with their group
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