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 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* 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 This week we will be in our volleyball unit. The basics of set, bump, and serve (underhand) will be taught. Equipment will be explained along with some rules and strategies. Possible games to be played are champion/challenger, four-way, elimination, and beach ball volleyball. 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.