Physical Education

Mr. T. J. Barnes

Kindergarten and First Grade

Primary Units: body awareness, basic movement, non-locomotor, rhythmic movement, gymnastic movement, health related fitness, sport related fitness, manipulative skills, sending skills, receiving skills, attitude and knowledge skills

Related topics or skills taught: body parts, directions, stretching, skipping, hopping, jumping, galloping, leaping, sliding, running, catching, rolling, throwing, bouncing, left to right, high and low, forward, back, directions, push, pull, kicks

Teaching methods and resources used: demonstration and practice, games of low organization, tag, cones, relays, ropes, different sized balls

Second and Third Grade

Primary Units: body awareness, basic movement, non-locomotor, rhythmic movement, gymnastic movement, health related fitness, sport related fitness, manipulative skills, sending skills, receiving skills, attitude and knowledge skills

Skills taught: directions, stretching, skipping, hopping, jumping, galloping, leaping, sliding, running catching, rolling, throwing, punting,  kicking, striking with and without implements

Teaching methods and resources used: demonstration and practice, games, tag, balls, cones, relays, ropes, parachutes, paddles, hoops, different sized balls

Fourth and Fifth Grade

Primary Units: badminton, volleyball, football, pickleball, soccer, basketball, field hockey, 4 square, wall ball, kickball, softball, lead up games

Skills taught: review of basic skills

Teaching methods and resources used: Games, balls, tag, cones, relays, ropes, parachutes, paddles, hoops, different sized balls, demonstration and practice

Sixth and Seventh Grade

Primary units: Health related fitness is is a major component of the Middle School Physical Education program. In Middle School less emphasis is placed on basic skills and more emphasis is placed on organized sports such as badminton, volleyball, football, pickleball, soccer, basketball, field hockey, four square, wall ball, kickball, softball, ultimate Frisbee/up the field and track and field skills.

Teaching methods and resources used: Students develop and follow an exercise prescription for aerobic fitness which includes demonstration and practice, discussion and lecture


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