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!!!
#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
#1 Verbal warning
#2 Time out-student in charge
#3 Time out-teacher in charge
#4 Principal notified
#5 Parent notified
Assessments=homework, projects, quizzes, and tests
Participation=proper gym shoes and behavior
When assessments are based on 5 point scale:
With out the teaching profession, there would be no other professions!
These are the units that will be covered throughout the school year:
Track and Field
*=units that were covered this year
Football-The basics of passing and catching will be taught. A five point passing and catching assessment will be given. The students will also be shown how to punt. To bring together all of these basic skills, backboard bombers and box football will be played.
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
*=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
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.