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.