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  20912 Frankfort Square Rd, Frankfort, IL, 60423
 Phone (815) 469-6993

  Principal

Dana Wright

  School Hours

Student Attendance: 9:00 - 3:30

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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
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*
Racket sports
Routines/Expectations*
Scooters
Small games
Soccer*
Speed Stacks*
Sports/fitness stations*
Tag games
Tchoukball
Team games*
Tennis
Track and Field
Volleyball
Whiffleball
*=units that were covered this year
 
 
CURRENT UNIT
BASKETBALL
The basics will be taught first which are as follows:  dribble, pass, and shoot.  Some rules, strategies, and equipment will be discussed also.  Possible activities:  around the world, spot shot, hot seat, lightning, race to the end, make it-take it, P.I.G., and line progression.  There will be four tests given during this unit.  Those tests will cover the passes, shoot, and dribble.
 
 
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.




Important Dates

  • December 25, 2017 : Start of Winter break-no school
  • January 12, 2018 : 1/2 day/Teacher in-service
  • January 15, 2018 : MLK day-no school
    Read about it here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Martin_Luther_King_Jr._Day
  • January 17, 2018 : End of 2nd quarter
  • February 6, 2018 : Chicago Wolves player visit at Tinley Park Library
    4pm
  • February 16, 2018 : Teacher Institute-no school
  • February 19, 2018 : President's day-no school
    Read about it here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Washington%27s_Birthday
  • March 2, 2018 : 1/2 day/Teacher in-service
  • March 5, 2018 : Pulaski day-no school
    Read about it here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Casimir_Pulaski_Day
  • March 22, 2018 : End of 3rd quarter
  • March 26, 2018 : Start of Spring break-no school
  • May 25, 2018 : Teacher Institute-no school
  • May 28, 2018 : Memorial day-no school
    Read about it here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Memorial_Day
  • June 8, 2018 : Last day of school!
  • June 8, 2018 : End of 4th quarter


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