|Physical Education Curriculum and Overview|
|Written by Ebinger School|
|Tuesday, 09 March 2010 14:15|
Physical Education - Donna Genge
COURSE DESCRIPTION: Physical Education is education of, by, and through human movement. Physical activity is essential to optimum growth and development of healthy children. This class consists of a wide range of activities to provide a basis for your children to choose his or her favorite activities for the future. During the school year, we might not get to all of these activities and new activities may replace old ones.
KINDERGARTEN – 3rd GRADES
Balloons Beanbags Ball skills
Bowling Parachute Scoops and Balls
Juggling Scooters Hula hoop
Walking Fast walks Jogging
Running Skipping Galloping
Jumping Leaping Sliding
Bending & stretching Pushing & pulling
Raising & lowering Twisting & turning
Bouncing Circling, etc.
Other activities & skills
Low organized games Jump rope Dance
Stunts & tumbling Exercises T-Ball
Movement learning Fitness activities
Rings, balance beams, Climbing wall activities
All sports taught in upper grades are introduced in the primary grades by concentrating on fundamental skills and playing lead-up games.
4th – 5th GRADES
Introduction to all of the activities and sports played in the upper grades.
All activities and sports are modified to make them age appropriate and to include maximum participation.
5th GRADE – We introduce the “Having A Ball” ballroom dancing program in a modified version of the original one.
6th – 8th GRADES
16’ softball Track & Field Tug –o-war
Basketball Volleyball Exercises
Juggling Soccer Great Body Shop
Floor hockey Jump rope
Leg & arm wrestling Tumbling
Rings, balance beam & Football
Stall bars Fitness activities
Climbing wall activities Dance
HOMEWORK: Practice class activities; be active, and work on improving fitness
PREPARATION: All students need to be prepared for P.E. class. The acceptable gym uniform colors are blue, white, black, or gray.
GYM UNIFORM: t-shirt or sweatshirt (plain-no writing), Gym shorts or sweatpants, Gym shoes, *Track-A-Thon t-shirts are acceptable
If you have any questions, please call Mrs. Genge at school (773-534-1070)
|Last Updated on Thursday, 09 May 2013 14:58|