Every BODY needs physical education! I would like to welcome you to my Physical Education webpage. I hope the information on my site will enlighten you to what the program here at Indian Trail is all about. My mission is to: -promote and support healthy lifestyles; -ensure quality units; -meet and exceed standard requirements for Illinois; -enhance student knowledge and skills; -learn about and use new research and technology; -focus on motor development and force production; -worry about quality, rather than quantity; -and lastly but most important===HAVE FUN!!! EXPECTATIONS #1 When whistle is blown-Stop, Look, and Listen #2 Proper shoes required-Indoor athletic footwear should consist of a non-marking sole that encloses the entire foot and is fastened with laces. See page 6 (Appearance Code) in the District Parent/Student Handbook. #3 Walk, unless otherwise stated-Safely #4 Keep personal self space-Look where you're going, not where you've been #5 Be respectful-Self, others, equipment CONSEQUENCES #1 Verbal warning #2 Time out-student in charge #3 Time out-teacher in charge #4 Principal notified #5 Parent notified Expect Respect! GRADING Formative=25% Summative=75% Assessments=homework, projects, quizzes, and tests Participation=proper gym shoes and behavior When assessments are based on 5 point scale: 5=A 4.45=B+ 4=B- 3.95=C+ 3.5=C- With out the teaching profession, there would be no other professions! CURRICULUM These are the units that will be covered throughout the school year: Basketball* Body systems* Bowling* Cricket* Dance* Emergency procedures* Fitness assessments* Football* Frisbee* Fun games* Golf* Hockey* Holiday games* Juggling* Jump ropes* Kickball* Lacrosse* Leisure games* Movement/Traveling skills* Omnikin/cage ball* Parachutes* Racket sports* Routines/Expectations* Rugby* Scooters* Small games* Soccer* Speed Stacks* Sports/fitness stations* Tag games* Tchoukball* Team games* Tennis* Track and Field* Trust games* Volleyball* Whiffleball* *=units that were covered this year CURRENT UNIT Have a safe and fun summer! PROGRAMS The following is a list of programs that the ITPE Department participates in: Chicago Wolves Hockey Program* Chicago Wolves Howl for you Health* Chicago Wolves Read to Succeed* Commit to be Fit* Fuel up to Play 60* Jump Rope for Heart* Plunge into Fitness* Speed Stacks* *=programs that have ended COMMON CORE CURRICULUM The following is a list of other school studies, with examples, that are covered at some point throughout the year during Physical Education class: Art-different colored equipment Health-body systems Liberal Arts-open stations Math-using angles in sports, odd/even, adding points to scoreboard Music-played during certain units Reading-posters for learning on how to do a skill Science-the way the body is positioned during a skill, the way equipment is used Social Studies-North/South/East/West directions Spelling-used during writing assignments Visualization-imagining the perfect form Writing-assignment done every quarter If you should have any questions, feel free to contact me.