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PE Course Outlines 09_10 by jvb86433


									Physical Education
        MYP Physical Education Course Outline
                     Grades 6th, 7th & 8th (Years 1, 2 & 3)
                                Coach Francis
Course Description
Mayer Magnet Physical Education enables each student to adhere to the IB learner profile
as they develop as healthy and globally- aware, life long learners. All students
participate in a rich, activity-based program which emphasizes physical, intellectual,
emotional and social development. MYP fundamental concepts of intercultural
awareness and personal responsibility are used as lenses through which issues related to
developing lifelong health and fitness are explored.

Course Objectives
All students shall:
- Demonstrate physical competency in individual and team sports, creative movement
  and leisure and work-related activities;

- Analyze various movement concepts and applications;

- Demonstrate knowledge of rules, safety and strategies during physical activity;

- Know and apply the principles and components of health-related fitness; assess
  individual fitness levels; set goals based on fitness data and develop, implement and
  monitor an individual fitness improvement plan;

- Demonstrate individual responsibility and cooperative skills during group activities;

- Explain the basic principles of health promotion, illness prevention and safety,
  including factors that influence health among individuals, groups and communities and
  within the environment;

- Describe and explain the structure, functions and interrelation of the body systems and
  the effects of health-related actions on the body systems and their growth and

- Promote and enhance health and well-being through the use of effective communication
  and decision-making skills.

State Goals
All students will:
- Acquire movement skills and understand concepts needed to engage in health-
  enhancing physical activity. State Goal 19

- Achieve and maintain a health-enhancing level of physical fitness based upon continual
 self-assessment. State Goal 20

- Develop team-building skills by working with others through physical activity.
  State Goal 21

- Understand principles of health promotion and the prevention and treatment of illness
  and injury. State Goal 22

- Understand human body systems and factors that influence growth and development.
  State Goal 23

- Promote and enhance health and well-being through the use of effective communication
and decision-making skills. State Goal 24

Areas of Interaction
As prescribed by the IB/ MYP Programme, the five areas of interaction serve as the core
of all instruction within Oscar Mayer Magnet School Physical Education. The areas of
interaction enable all students to envision each topic’s “authenticity” through its
connection/ application to the real world.

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Throughout the school year several methodologies will be used to ensure student
involvement and achievement. Among these are:
Guided Practice
Peer Conferencing
Teacher Conferencing
Editing & Correction

The following assessment tasks and criteria will be used to determine student mastery
throughout the school year:
Skills Tests
Knowledge of Activity (written & oral)

MYP Criteria A
Use of Knowledge
The student shows knowledge and understanding of the physical activities or topics
studied. They are also expected to be able to use this knowledge and understanding
critically and apply it to analyze situations and solve problems.
MYP Criteria B
Movement Composition
The students are expected to be able to compose sequences of aesthetic movement,
through exploring movement possibilities and variations in accordance with the
principles and concepts of a particular aesthetic activity and using this as inspiration.

MYP Criteria C
The students will perform in a range of activities and show skills and techniques ranging
from basic to complex. They should be able to apply tactics, strategies and rules in both
individual and group situations.

MYP Criteria D
Social Skills & Personal Engagement
The students are expected to be able to communicate with others in a manner that
enhances the working environment. This includes showing respect , support and
encouragement, as well as demonstrating positive attitudes and strategies to improve

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Grading Policy
MYP students will be graded according to the CPS grading policy (i.e. letter grades that
correspond to the school's grading scale).~ Additionally, they will receive a narrative on
their progress with the MYP fundamental concepts.

Texts & Resources
Dynamic Physical Education for Elementary School Children, Pearson, Benjamin,
Measurement for Evaluation in Physical Education & Exercise Science, McGraw Hill
Performance-Based Assessment for Middle School Physical Education, Human Kinetics
Total Heart Rate Training,
How the Body Works,

President’s Challenge
Anatomy Charts 1 & 2

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