Camden-Rockport Middle School

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PE
Grade 8
 
Description:

COURSE/SUBJECT TITLE: Physical Education

GRADE LEVEL: 8th

LENGTH OF TIME: One Quarter (100 minutes every other day)

COURSE DESCRIPTION: This class focuses on each student's individual fitness level. Students are introduced to various individual and group activities that will allow choices participating in a positive active lifestyle.  The units covered are:

UNIT #1: Fitness Testing Challenge

UNIT #2: Individual Sports

UNIT #3: Cooperative Sports

ESSENTIAL OUTCOMES:

REPORTING STANDARD: Movement and motor skills

  1. Students will acquire and demonstrate the following Badminton skills: underhand serve, forehand and backhand strokes.

  2. Students will know the rules of Badminton and will play a singles or doubles game using basic court strategy.

  3. Students will know and demonstrate the eleven steps to Archery success.

REPORTING STANDARD: Health-related physical fitness

  1. Students will practice and complete the curl-up, shuttle run, pull-up, sit and reach, and endurance walk/run tests.

  2. Students will design a personal fitness plan using the data gathered from the fitness test.

  3. Students will understand the value in continuing their fitness plan beyond end of the term.

REPORTING STANDARD: Personal and social safety skills

  1. Students will demonstrate the safety rules of Archery.

  2. Students will demonstrate the proper care of Archery equipment.

  3. Students will plan and apply strategies for individual and cooperative lead up games and games such as Omnikin

  4. Students will know and practice safe and respectful interactions (good sportsmanship) during physical activities.

KEY VOCABULARY:

  • Agility

  • Anchor

  • Clear

  • Fault

  • Serve

EVIDENCE/ASSESSMENT:

Teacher observation

Fitness testing results

Individual fitness plans or fitness log

Daily individual assessments

TEXTS AND OTHER RESOURCES:

President's Challenge Fitness Test

NASP(National Archery in the Schools Program)

Teacher generated handouts

Pacer Test

Omnikin video

 

 
Outcomes: