Physical Education - Health

6th Grade

The physical education curriculum has four focus areas:  manipulative skills, physical fitness, cooperative learning, and sport skills/rules. Students work on their coordination and practice skills like shooting a basketball, passing/setting a volleyball, and hitting/fielding a baseball. Movement and fitness principles are taught through lessons and practiced with daily cardiovascular, strength, and stretching routines.  Good sportsmanship, and safety practices are expected. Health is also addressed in the classroom once a week with topics such as: personal hygiene, nutrition, disease prevention, anatomy, physical fitness, conflict resolution, and chastity education are addressed.

7th Grade

The physical education curriculum has three major focus areas:

  • physical fitness,
  • cooperative learning, and
  • sport skills/rules.

Students work on specific skills for each sport, and are responsible for knowing the rules to all the sport units covered. Sportsmanship is practiced daily. Students do cardiovascular exercise along with a stretching routine daily. Health is also addressed once a week in the classroom with topics such as:

  • nutrition,
  • disease prevention,
  • anatomy,
  • physical fitness,
  • conflict resolution, and
  • chastity education are addressed.

8th Grade

The physical education curriculum has three major focus areas:

  • physical fitness,
  • cooperative learning, and
  • sport skills/rules.

Students work on specific skills for each sport, and are responsible for knowing the rules to all the sport units covered. Sportsmanship is practiced daily. Students do cardiovascular exercise along with a stretching routine daily. Health is also addressed once a week in the classroom with topics such as:

  • nutrition,
  • disease prevention,
  • anatomy,
  • physical fitness,
  • conflict resolution, and
  • chastity education are addressed