Course Syllabus And Classroom Policies
Springtown High School physical education department is based on the premise that physical activity and participation are important for all students, regardless of their level of athletic skill or ability. Throughout various activities, students in our program will learn how to incorporate physical activity into their daily lives. In addition, we hope to instill enjoyment of physical activity, as well as an understanding of the importance of maintaining physical fitness.
1. Do you like to work out?
2. Will physical activity benefit me?
3. What are some exercises you enjoy?
4. What sport do you like to participate in?
5. Can I participate in different physical activities with my family and friends?
6. What will weight training and conditioning help me achieve?
7. How can weight training and conditioning help me achieve the fitness level I need?
8. Can I continue weight training the rest of my life?
9. What is Cross-Fit?
Scope and Sequence: 6 Week Units
1. Physical Benefits
3. Cardiorespiratory Capacity
4. Muscular Strength
5. Muscular Endurance
Course Requirements and Grading: Attendance and class participation are essential to be successful in this class. Grading will be calculated according to the following percentages.
DAILY GRADE: 2 grades per week 200 points to be earned weekly.
MONDAY 34 points
TUESDAY 33 points
WEDNESDAY 33 points
1st grade of the week
THURSDAY 50 points
FRIDAY 50 points
2nd grade of week
6-Weeks 25% for each grading period
Final Exam 25%
EXCUSES/ LIMITATIONS: Participation: All students are required to dress out in appropriate attire. This is a class that requires physical activity by the student. Appropriate class participation has a bearing on a student’s grade. If a student is unable to participate in a class activity due to illness she is required to provide an excuse from a doctor, the school nurse, or a note signed by a parent with a contact phone number. THE STUDENT IS STILL REQUIRED TO DRESS OUT DURING THE HOUR, PARTICIPTE IN STRETCHES AND WALK BY THEMSELVES UNTIL WORK OUT IS COMPLETE TO RECEIVE CREDIT FOR THE DAY.
A) Gym T-Shirt with no inappropriate logos, such as alcohol, tobacco, or drug advertisements.
No inappropriate language.
B) Gym Shorts/ Sweat Pants: No jeans, slacks.
C) Gym Shoes: must have rubber sole.
D) Socks: Any type of socks can be worn.
E) If a student does not have clothing or forgets the clothing she can check out P.E. clothing
from the instructor. Students must leave collateral such as an id card or other items to
check out clothing. Collateral will be returned at the end of the class.
DAILY CLASS ROUTINE:
A) Roll Call
B) Five minutes will be given for dressing out after the tardy bell rings.
C) Be in your assigned spot, listen and follow directions.
D) You will be marked tardy if you are not in your assigned spot when I begin to call roll.
E) Leaving class without permission is truancy. This will result in appropriate disciplinary
BEHAVIOR LOG: No dress and no participation violations.
A) First Violation---Warning
B) Second Violation---Student will stay after class for 30 seconds and parent will be called.
C) Third Violation--- Student will stay after class for 60 seconds and parents will be called.
D) Fourth Violation---60 seconds and a discipline referral for a parent conference.
E) Fifth Violation and every other one to follow---discipline referral.
F) Time discipline will not begin till all students have left the gym.
A) Respect one another and school property
B) Be on time
C) Be prepared for class/dress appropriately.
D) Participate appropriately.
E) Inappropriate behavior will not be tolerated at any time.
F) Vulgar or abusive language will not be tolerated.
G) Horseplay will not be tolerated.
H) No spitting on gym floor, weight-room, classroom, or restroom.
I) No cell phones, headphones, make-up, food, drink (except water), or gum in the activity area
J) Abide by the rules of the SHS handbook at all times during class
TARDY POLICY: The Springtown High school policy for a tardy will be followed.
COURSE TIME LINE: The class will be structured into six-week units.
Lack of activity destroys the good condition of every human being, while movement and methodical physical exercise save it and preserve it. ~Plato