Thursday, April 12, 2018
This week we will be administering the PACER test in P.E. class to grades K-5th. The PACER test is a cardiovascular endurance test to see how well students run over distance. The 6th grade students will participate in the Mile Run Test on the track weather permitting.
Tuesday, March 27, 2018
The next two weeks of class will consist the continuation of our throwing and catching unit. All grades will participate in throwing and catching games such as sink the ship and save the statues. These games incorporate teamwork, offensive/defensive strategies, as well as throwing/catching skills in a fun learning environment.
This next unit for Health will consist of three Nutrition Lessons. The students will learn about proper proportions by using the MyPlate diagram. They will learn about all of the food groups MyPlate consists of as well. They will learn about healthy meals versus unhealthy meal options. Lastly they will look at food labels as part of this unit.
Wednesday, February 14, 2018
This week in P.E. class grades 3-6 will be participating in different badminton skills such as serving, returning a pass, and footwork. We will do partner hits and well as target serving. The younger grades K-2 will be doing more hand eye coordination skills with the scoopers. We will also pair hula hooping with the scoopers to vary the activities.
This next unit for Health class will be about the topic hygiene. During this unit we will talk about all the ways to keep the body clean, healthy and preventing the spread of disease. Proper hygiene practices that we will talk about will be, washing hands, wearing clean clothes, and brushing our teeth. The next unit will be Nutrition.
Thursday, January 11, 2018
This week all students/grades will be participating in basketball skills. We will work on dribbling and passing. The students will use their strong and weak hands to gain control of the basketball. The students will also pass with a partner using a bounce, chest, and lob passes.
Friday, October 13, 2017
Grades K-6 will be participating in our cooperative games unit. This unit teaches communication, collaboration, and social skills through a series of fun and strategic games. We will spend 3 weeks in this unit since these skills are very important.