Arundel Middle School Physical Education and Health Education Introduction 2010-2011 Physical Education Teachers Ms. Riedel Mr. Bidle Mr. Lively Middle School Philosophy • Physical education learning experiences compliment and support the academic maturation process of a child. Positive self-image, the ability to interact appropriately, personal responsibility, team building and sportsmanship are natural components of the performance and skill-based curriculum. The ability to compare, contrast and analyze as well as to plan, experiment and create are all utilized in the gymnasiums and fields as well as in the academic classrooms. AMS Physical Education Policy • Instruction shall include but not be limited to: – – – exercises that promote cardiovascular fitness and flexibility. activities which will contribute to the student's motor, cognitive, and affective (expressions of emotion) abilities. providing a continuum of services designed to meet the needs of students with disabilities as determined through the Individual Education Plan(IEP). CLASSES • All Anne Arundel County middle school students are required to have physical education for three marking periods and health for one marking period. • Fitness and Conditioning • Coordination • Throwing and Catching • Striking • Speed, Timing and Accuracy • Leisure/Recreational Activities • Dance Expectations • Students will dress and participate everyday. • Be respectful to other students, faculty and staff. • No rough housing in gym, hall, and locker room. • No gum, food or drinks. • Students must have tennis shoes in order to participate and earn points. • No markers of ANY kind in the gym or locker room. • If injured or sick, must present the teacher with a doctors note after the non-participation day. (a parent note only counts for one class day, thereafter you must have a valid doctor’s excuse) • If not dressed must do written assignment. • Follow directions first time given. • If you hear a whistle you stop what you are doing immediately and listen for instructions. • Always give effort. Your grade is based on effort not performance. • Restroom usage will not be permitted during instructional time, use restroom while changing for class. • Water fountains out in the hall will not be used (only in the gym) Dress Code In order to EARN full daily points you must dress out completely and participate to the BEST OF YOUR ability. 10 daily points will be given. 2 pt – Shirt 2 pt – Shorts 1 pt - Shoes 5 pt’s- Warm-up/Participation/Classroom Behavior The way you dress!!! Stay off Equipment!!! KEEP OFF!!! Water Fountains???No, No and NO!!! Stay in your areas! Dress Code Student Day 1 Day2 Day 3 Day 4 Total/ Grade John 10 8 (Behavior) 8 (No Shirt) 10 36/40 A 90% Kevin 8 (No Shirt) 8 (No Shirt) 8 (No Shirt) 10 34/40 B 85% Becky 0 (No Dress/No W.A.) 10 10 10 30/40 C 75% Heather 6 (No S.S) 6 (No S.S) 6 (No S.S) 6 (No S.S) 24/40 D 60% Ryan 4 (No Shoes No uniform W.A.) 8(No shoes, has uniform, W.A.) 0 (Nothing) 5 (No Participation) 17/40 E 43% Dress Code Continued… Non-Dress 1st offense- warning and written assignment. 2nd offense- parent contact and written assignment. 3rd offense on may result in further disciplinary actions. *All written assignments must be taken home and signed by a parent/guardian. Locker Room 1. 2. 3. 4. Each student will be assigned their own SMALL locker. A lock is HIGHLY suggested to protect valuables. No sharing of lockers. Students will be given 5-6 minutes to change and use the restroom before being dismissed to the gym or health room. 5. If renting a uniform you must see the teacher before the bell to start the class rings. Get to the rental station as early as possible. (Rentals won’t start until September 13th, 2010.) 6. Must fill out locker card with full name, period/day, locker combo and locker number. 7. No throwing of ANY objects in the locker room. 8. No going back into the locker rooms once you leave for class. 9. Leave all jewelry and valuable in locker’s 10. NO CELL PHONES Warmups • • • • Monday – dynamic warm up Tuesday - Yoga Wednesday- dynamic warm up Thursday – 5 Health related fitness components (cardiovascular fitness, muscular strength, muscular endurance flexibility and body composition) • Friday – warm up game/activity * These will be during the first 7-10 minutes of class. The schedule will be consistent every week. We will start on the days unit after warmup. Future Things to Think About… *** Seasonal Intramurals*** ***Field Day*** & Terrapin Adventures*** ***PE Field Trip to Terrapin Tower Zip-Line/Giant Swing Terrapin Tower/Rock Wall And Much More… Let’s Have a Great School Year!!!