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    KAEC - Physical Education Syllabus Grades: K-5
    Instructors: Dan Kirkpatrick (Coach “K”)

    Johnny Butler (Mr. Butler)

    Course Description:

    At KAEC we will be using the SPARK (Sports, Play, & Active Recreation for Kids) curriculum for grades K-5. This program has been chosen due to its design to encourage maximum participation during class time. Active participation and practice in a positive, non-threatening atmosphere are the best means of improving children's physical skills, fitness, social development and enjoyment. You can check out SPARK at www.sparkpe.org.

    Link to State Physical Education Standards Grades K-5

    http://state.tn.us/education/ci/health_pe/doc/health_3_5.pdf

    It is important to understand that physical activity positively affects the following:

    Overweight and obesity HDL cholesterol
    Blood pressure
    Insulin resistance Skeletal health Musculoskeletal injuries Psychological well-being Self-esteem

    Anxiety and depression

    Student Signature: X_________________________________

    Parent/Guardian Signature: X______________________________________ 

     
     

    KAEC - Physical Education Syllabus
    Instructors: Dan Kirkpatrick (Coach “K”) and Johnny Butler (Mr. Butler) Grades: 6, 7, 8

    Course Description:

    At KAEC we believe Physical Education plays a major role in the overall education of children. Physical Education provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary to perform a variety of physical activities, to maintain physical fitness, and to value as well as enjoy physical activity as an ongoing part of a healthy lifestyle. The goal of K-8 physical education is to contribute to the total growth and development of the child, primarily through selected movement experiences and physical activity.

    Link to State Physical Education Standards Grades 6-8:

    http://www.tn.gov/education/schoolhealth/physed/doc/6-8PEandWellnessStandards2009.pdf

    Course Objectives:

    1. Enthusiasm for learning new activity

    2. Work to achieve optimal physical fitness

    3. To appreciate and understand the value of physical education and its relationship to a

      healthy, active lifestyle

    4. To develop the motor skills necessary to participate successfully in a variety of physical

      activities

    5. To develop social skills that demonstrate the importance of teamwork and cooperation

      in group activities

    6. To demonstrate a high level of interest and personal engagement showing initiative,

      enthusiasm and commitment

    7. To show knowledge and understanding in a variety of physical activities and evaluate

      their own and other’s performances

    8. To become aware of movement as a creative medium connected to communication,

      expression and aesthetic appreciation

    9. To experience enjoyment and satisfaction through physical activity

    10. To show knowledge and understanding of the physical activity and sports from different

    Origins.

    Curriculum: The following are examples of activities that we will be covering over the course of the school term. This is not an exclusive list. Activities may vary depending on weather, access to facilities and student interest.

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    1. Basketball
    3. Fitness activities/games 5. Tennis
    7. Whiffle/baseball
    9. Four-square

    2. Volleyball 4. Track

    General Expectations: All handbook rules apply in the gym and/or during PE class.
    1. Be on time. 2. Be prepared for class. 3. Good Sportsmanship. 4. Treat others with respect. 5. Participate in all activities.

    6. 8. 10.

    Ultimate Frisbee Touch Football

    Strength & Conditioning

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    Safety Procedures: - The safety of our students is of utmost importance. Therefore, the following safety procedures should be followed at all times during Physical Education classes:

    - No student should be in the gym without staff supervision.
    - If a student should notice any water, drink spills, etc...on the gym floor, they should notify a teacher and/or staff promptly.
    - All students should remain with their class during Physical Education.
    - All students should follow teacher’s first request.
    - No student should touch any equipment without permission to do so.
    - Horseplay is prohibited.
    - If a student becomes ill or feels that they have injured themselves, they should notify a Physical Education teacher immediately.
    - No cell phones and other electronic devices.
    -ALL KAEC rules will be followed at all times.

    Participation and Behavior (45 %) -One of the goals of Physical Education is to encourage daily physical activity. Therefore, participation in class activities constitutes the majority of each student’s Physical Education grade. Each student is expected to participate in daily activities to his or her level of ability while displaying appropriate sportsmanship and following instruction and requests of the teacher. Skill tests and student’s improvement will factor in this category.

    In the event that a student should have an injury and/or medical restrictions that would limit or in some cases prohibit their participation in various activities the teachers will provide an alternate assignment or modification.

    Daily Work/Physical Fitness (40%) –Students are expected to do the daily work during the entire class period.

    • -  Students who put forth the effort will develop the skills needed to do well in class.

    • -  Class time consists of agilities, stretching, conditioning, skills, and play. Students are

      required to participate in all to receive full credit.

      Final (15%) – At the conclusion of the course there will be a written exam as well as a physical testing to assess the student’s progress.

      Grades:

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    1. A  93-100

    2. B  85 – 92

    3. C  75 – 84

    4. D  70 – 74

    F 69 and below

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    Wellness

    Instructors: Dan Kirkpatrick (Coach “K”) Johnny Butler (Mr. Butler)

    Course Description:

    In the Tennessee high schools across the state, Lifetime
    Wellness is a holistic approach to health and lifetime
    physical activities. This approach to total wellness
    encompasses the physical, mental, social, and emotional
    well being of the student. We will be covering seven topics for this course. They are as followed: Nutrition, Disease Prevention and Control, Substance Use and Abuse, Mental/Emotional/Social Health, Sexuality and Family Life, Safety and First-Aid and Personal Fitness. These topics will be addressed in a classroom and/or physical activity setting. Personal fitness and nutrition is emphasized and integrated throughout the course. Students will be provided opportunities to explore how content areas are interrelated. Students will acquire knowledge and skills necessary to make decisions regarding their health and well being throughout their lifetime.

    Link to State Wellness Standards:

    http://www.state.tn.us/education/schoolhealth/physed/doc/LifetimeWellnessStandards2009.pdf

    Instruction:

    Topics Covered: Nutrition, Disease Prevention and Control, Substance Use and Abuse, Mental/Emotional/Social Health, Sexuality and Family Life, Safety and First- Aid and Personal Fitness.

    General Pacing: A chapter will be mastered each week.
    Materials Needed: Classroom-paper, pencil, pen, folder and Fitness-tennis shoes.

    Resources:

    Textbook: Glencoe Health (classroom set will be used)

    Guest Speakers, Videos (approved by KAEC and the Knox County Schools), internet, and fitness magazine and books.

    Safety Procedures:

    Do not use equipment until directed to do so. Do not climb bleachers.
    Do not hang from rims.
    No electronic devices.

    Please respect each other’s space.

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    Assessment:

    EXPECTATIONS: Students are expected to come to class prepared, turn in work in a timely fashion, and master all standards. Also, students are expected to dress appropriately and participate in fitness activities.

    GRADING POLICY:

    o 10% Daily Work/Class Participation

    o 65% Quizzes & Tests

    o 25% End of Course Exam
    MAKE UP WORK POLICY: It is the student’s responsibility to check with the teacher for class make up work.

    Knox County Schools Grade Scale:

    1. A  93-100

    2. B  85–92

    3. C  75–84

    4. D  70–74

    F 69 and below

    General Expectations:

    1. Academic Potential

    2. Be Prepared

    3. Be Respectful

    4. Be Safe

    following safety procedures should be followed at all times during Wellness classes:

    - No student should be in the classroom/gym without staff supervision.
    - If a student should notice any water, drink spills, etc...on the gym floor, they should notify a teacher and/or staff promptly.
    - All students should remain with their class during Wellness.
    - All students should follow teacher’s first request.
    - No student should touch any equipment without permission to do so.
    - Horseplay is prohibited.
    - If a student becomes ill or feels that they have injured themselves, they should notify your Wellness teacher immediately.
    - No cell phones and other electronic devices.
    -ALL KAEC rules will be followed at ALL times.

    Teacher Communication:

    • 8:00 – 3:45 (Mon. – Fri.) School: 865-909-9020 Fax:865-909-9025 • Email:daniel.kirkpatrick@knoxschools.org

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    Safety Procedures: - The safety of our students is of utmost importance. 

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    Student Signature: X__________________________________________________ Date: _________________________ Parent/Guardian Signature: X_____________________________________________ Date: _________________________ 


     

    Physical Education (9-12)

    Instructors: Dan Kirkpatrick (Coach “K”) Johnny Butler (Mr. Butler)

    Course Description:

    This course focuses on personal health with emphasis
    on health-related fitness. Students will work on
    exercise, cardiovascular, body composition, strength, endurance, and flexibility. Students engage in fitness activities based on their fitness level. A variety of fitness, skills, individual, and field activities will promote the development of lifetime fitness leisure skills.

    Link to State Physical Education Standards:

    http://www.tennessee.gov/education/standards/health/9-12PEandWellnessStandards2009.pdf

    Assessment:

    EXPECTATIONS: Students are expected to come to class prepared, turn in work in a timely fashion, and master all standards. Also, students are expected to dress appropriately and participate in fitness activities.

    GRADING POLICY:

    o 65% Daily Work/Class Participation

    o 10% Quizzes & Tests

    o 25% End of Course Exam
    MAKE UP WORK POLICY: It is the student’s responsibility to check with the teacher for class make up work.

    Knox County Schools Grade Scale:

    1. A  93-100

    2. B  85–92

    3. C  75–84

    4. D  70–74

    F 69 and below

    General Expectations:

    1. Academic Potential

    2. Be Prepared

    3. Be Respectful

    4. Be Safe

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    Self-Daily Work Assessment:

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    Exemplary (10-8)

    Satisfactory (7-4)

    Needs Improvement (3-1)

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    “Got it Done”

    “Good Day”

    “Off Today”

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    Sportsmanship

    Encourages others, Takes turns, shares,
    no put-downs

    Takes turns, Takes care of self, Usually positive

    Required frequent interventions, demeans others, selfish, often not positive

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    Effort / Participation

    Awesome participation, always on task, constantly pushes self, prepared for class

    Steady participation, On task, usually pushes self

    Not yet working, passive participation, sometimes on task, seldom pushes self.

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    Safety Procedures: - The safety of our students is of utmost importance. Therefore, the following safety procedures should be followed at all times during Physical Education classes:

    - No student should be in the classroom/gym without staff supervision.
    - If a student should notice any water, drink spills, etc...on the gym floor, they should notify a teacher and/or staff promptly.
    - All students should remain with their class at all times.
    - All students should follow teacher’s first request.
    - No student should touch any equipment without permission to do so.
    - Horseplay is prohibited.
    - If a student becomes ill or feels that they have injured themselves, they should notify your teacher immediately.
    - No cell phones and electronic devices.

    Teacher Communication:

    • 8:00 – 3:45 (Mon. – Fri.) School: 865-909-9020 Fax:865-909-9025 • Email:daniel.kirkpatrick@knoxschools.org

    Student Signature: X________________________________________________ Parent/Guardian Signature: X___________________________________________ 

     
     
     
     
     
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