PE: 1st Quarter

TeacherWilliam Heller
Subject AreaPhysical Education
Grade Level6-8
Week #First Quarter, weeks 1-9
Unit of InstructionYoga, Heat and Hydration, Outdoor Pursuits, Warm Ups, Cool Downs and Body Weight Exercises
Standard(s) Taught


List safety procedures that should be followed when engaging in activities to improve the health-related components of fitness.


Recognize the difference between fact and fallacy as it relates to consumer physical fitness products and programs.


List appropriate warm-up and cool-down techniques and the reasons for using them.


Identify the precautions to be taken when exercising in extreme weather and/or environmental conditions.


List the three different types of heat illnesses associated with fluid loss.


Participate in moderate physical activity on a daily basis.


Apply proper warm-up and cool-down techniques.


Demonstrate introductory outdoor pursuits skills.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Students will learn about, understand, and be able to recognize the types of heat injuries and how to treat or prevent them

Students will understand principles for proper hydration in hot weather

Students will read about and demonstrate warm up exercises, cool down stretches, and bodyweight exercises/movements

Students will read, practice, participate and demonstrate yoga poses in a safe manner

Students will develop a basic understanding and practice of topographical maps, protractors and compasses 

Classroom Activities

Class yoga

Readings on heat, hydration, yoga, maps, bodyweight exercises

Group practice of reading maps, compasses and protractors

Assignments Due

Weekly participation grades

Worksheet on heat injuries and hydration (week 2)

Test on heat injuries and hydration (week 3)

Muscular chart worksheet (week 5)

Test on warm up, cool down, and bodyweight exercise techniques (week 6)

Reading a map worksheet (week 8)

Land navigation practice (week 9)


Additional Resources

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