PE: 4th Quarter

TeacherWilliam Heller
Subject AreaPhysical Education
Grade Level6-8
Week #Quarter 4, weeks 1-9
Unit of InstructionCardiovascular Training, Basketball and PE Olympics
Standard(s) Taught

Describe the long-term benefits of regular physical activity.

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

Classify activities as aerobic or anaerobic.

Determine personal target heart-rate zone and explain how to adjust intensity level to stay within the desired range.

List methods of monitoring intensity level during aerobic activity.

Explain the effects of physical activity on heart rate during exercise, recovery phase and while the body is at rest.

Provide feedback on skill patterns of self and partner by detecting and correcting mechanical errors.

Identify basic rules for individual/dual sports.

Participate in moderate physical activity on a daily basis.

Perform at least three different activities that achieve target heart rate.

Participate in games, sports and/or physical activities from other cultures.

Demonstrate sportsmanship during game situations.

Utilize proper equipment and implement appropriate safety procedures for participation in a variety of sports or activities.

Demonstrate appropriate speed and generation of force when distance running, sprinting, throwing, jumping, striking or kicking.

Apply technology to evaluate, monitor and improve individual motor skills.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Students will learn about and be able to apply and demonstrate their knowledge about their personal heart rate, target heart rate, max heart rate and heart rate reserves

Students will understand how cardiovascular endurance can be improved through training

Students will be able to identify the difference aerobic and anaerobic activities

Students will be able to recognize and determine issues in movement mechanics for sports skills and correct them

Students will be able to demonstrate knowledge on sports from other cultures

Classroom Activities

Team sports – Basketball
Notes on cardiovascular training
Notes on the Olympics
Practical application of PE Olympics games/practice on mechanics
Going over notes on PE Olympics and sports from other countries
Test on cardiovascular training
PE Olympics Capstone – participation in events

Assignments Due

Weekly participation grades
Cardiovascular training test
PE Olympics

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