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6th Grade Health/ PE:

Students will experience a developmentally designed program of skill and fitness.  Emphasis is placed on students demonstrating skills in a variety of individual and team activities representative of different countries. Basic skills learned will lead to confidence necessary to participate in and enjoy physical activity.  Students are provided with learning experiences that help them acquire current health information, seek opportunities in school and the community for regular participation in physical activity, and practice essential skills for making healthy decisions. 

 

7th Grade Health/ PE:

Students will experience a developmentally designed program of skill and fitness.  Emphasis is placed on students demonstrating competence in modified versions of various sports and games to develop the confidence necessary to participate in and enjoy physical activity.  Students are provided with learning experiences that help them acquire current health information, set goals, and practice essential skills for making healthy decisions. .

 

8th Grade Health/ PE:

Students will experience a developmentally designed program of skill and fitness.  Emphasis is placed on students using skill combinations competently in specialized versions of individual, dual, and team activities. Focused on demonstration of skills in recreational pursuits to development confidence necessary to participate in and enjoy physical activity.  Students are provided with learning experiences that help them acquire current health information, participate regularly in health-enhancing and personally rewarding physical activity, and practice essential skills to support a healthy lifestyle. 

 

8th Grade Fit for Life:

This course will provide students with the knowledge and skills to make good personal physical activity choices. Students will assess their present level of physical fitness, set realistic and appropriate goals, and develop and manage a plan to reach those goals. The plan developed and implemented by the student will be personal fitness plan which will include physical activity and diet and nutrition.  Students will realize the benefits of developing their own unique exercise plan and be able to explain the relationship between sleep, exercise, nutrition, self esteem, academic performance, and avoidance of substance abuse to achieving and maintaining good physical fitness.