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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

    GRADING POLICY:

    75% - Daily Work/Class Participation/Sportsmanship 25% - Skill Tests

    Student Signature: X_____________________________________________ Parent/Guardian Signature: X______________________________________
    Date:________________ Date:________________
    Board Policy I-431 Issued: 7/95 Revised 6/08 The Board affirms that it is essential that the teaching about religion—and not of a religion be conducted in a factual, objective, and respectful manner in accordance with the following:  Music, art, literature, or drama with a religious theme or basis are permitted as part of the curriculum for school-sponsored activities and programs, provided it is essential to the learning experience in the various fields of study and is presented objectively; The emphasis on religious themes in the arts, literature, and history shall be only as extensive as necessary for a balanced and comprehensive study of these areas. Such studies shall never foster any particular religious tenets or demean any religious beliefs; and  Student-initiated expressions to questions or assignments which reflect their beliefs or non-beliefs about a religious theme shall be accommodated. For example, students are free to express religious belief or nonbelief in compositions, art forms, music, speech, and debate. 
     
    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:

    Enthusiasm for learning new activity
    Work to achieve optimal physical fitness
    To appreciate and understand the value of physical education and its relationship to a

    healthy, active lifestyle
    To develop the motor skills necessary to participate successfully in a variety of physical

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

    in group activities
    To demonstrate a high level of interest and personal engagement showing initiative,

    enthusiasm and commitment
    To show knowledge and understanding in a variety of physical activities and evaluate

    their own and other’s performances
    To become aware of movement as a creative medium connected to communication,

    expression and aesthetic appreciation
    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.
    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
    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:
    Board Policy I-431 Issued: 7/95 Revised 6/08 The Board affirms that it is essential that the teaching about religion—and not of a religion be conducted in a factual, objective, and respectful manner in accordance with the following:  Music, art, literature, or drama with a religious theme or basis are permitted as part of the curriculum for school-sponsored activities and programs, provided it is essential to the learning experience in the various fields of study and is presented objectively; The emphasis on religious themes in the arts, literature, and history shall be only as extensive as necessary for a balanced and comprehensive study of these areas. Such studies shall never foster any particular religious tenets or demean any religious beliefs; and  Student-initiated expressions to questions or assignments which reflect their beliefs or non-beliefs about a religious theme shall be accommodated. For example, students are free to express religious belief or nonbelief in compositions, art forms, music, speech, and debate.
    A  93-100
    B  85–92
    C  75–84
    D  70–74
    F 69 and below
    Student Signature___________________________ Parent/Guardian Signature___________________________

     Pre-Vocational Skills

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

    Welcome to Pre-Vocational Skills

    Pre-Vocational Skills is a time for students to ask questions and find answers they may have about life during and after high school. This includes life’s’ issues, school, jobs, and their future.

    Course Objectives and Topics

    The student will be able to use their learning to create goals for their life.

    a)  One’s strengths and weaknesses
    b)  Interests
    c)  Skills and abilities
    d)  Short and long term goals
    The student will be able to use their learning to become a good role model and leader.

    a)  Follow and give good directions
    b)  Team work
    c)  Communication
    d)  Responsible mentor and leader
    Students will be able to use their leaning to establish good habits of wellness that keep them healthy, well, and how to handle stress.

    a)  Personal appearance
    b)  Nutrition
    c)  Fitness
    Assessment:

      EXPECTATIONS: Students are expected to come to class prepared, ready to work, and be positive.
      GRADING POLICY:
    o 15% Daily Work/Class Participation o 70% Quizzes & Tests
    o 15% End of Course Exam

     MAKE UP WORK POLICY: It is the student’s responsibility to check with the teacher for class make up work.
    Board Policy I-431 Issued: 7/95 Revised 6/08 The Board affirms that it is essential that the teaching about religion—and not of a religion be conducted in a factual, objective, and respectful manner in accordance with the following:  Music, art, literature, or drama with a religious theme or basis are permitted as part of the curriculum for school-sponsored activities and programs, provided it is essential to the learning experience in the various fields of study and is presented objectively; The emphasis on religious themes in the arts, literature, and history shall be only as extensive as necessary for a balanced and comprehensive study of these areas. Such studies shall never foster any particular religious tenets or demean any religious beliefs; and  Student-initiated expressions to questions or assignments which reflect their beliefs or non-beliefs about a religious theme shall be accommodated. For example, students are free to express religious belief or nonbelief in compositions, art forms, music, speech, and debate.
    Knox County Schools Grade Scale:

    A  93-100
    B  85–92
    C  75–84
    D  70–74
    F 69 and below

    General Expectations:

    Be Safe
    Be Respectful
    Be Ready to Learn
    Class Expectations: - “We will hold you in the highest REGARD.”

    -  RESPECT - Show respect to others - mentees, peers, and adults.
    -  ENTHUSIASTIC - Be at class on time, ready to learn and ready to work.
    -  GRATIFYING - (means satisfying a desire) If you have questions, we will find answers.
    -  ATTITUDE - is everything! DO NOT let anyone or anything rob you of a great day.
    -  RESPOND - to the task at hand whatever it might be.
    -  DECISION - You are always one decision away from a totally different life.

    - No student should be in the classroom/gym without staff supervision.
    - All students should remain with their class and in the designated area they are supposed to be in.
    - 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, notify your teacher immediately. -ALL KAEC rules will be followed at ALL times.

    Student work/ Plagiarism:

    Students are expected to do their own work. The work submitted should be a true reflection of their efforts and abilities. In case of group work, students may hand in one assignment that the whole group participated in.

    Teacher Communication:

    8:00 – 3:45 (Mon. – Fri.) School: 865-909-9020 Fax:865-909-9025
    Email: daniel.kirkpatrick@knoxschools.org
    Safety Procedures: - The safety of our students is of utmost importance. Therefore, the following safety procedures should be followed at all times in class: 

     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.
    Board Policy I-431 Issued: 7/95 Revised 6/08 The Board affirms that it is essential that the teaching about religion—and not of a religion be conducted in a factual, objective, and respectful manner in accordance with the following:  Music, art, literature, or drama with a religious theme or basis are permitted as part of the curriculum for school-sponsored activities and programs, provided it is essential to the learning experience in the various fields of study and is presented objectively; The emphasis on religious themes in the arts, literature, and history shall be only as extensive as necessary for a balanced and comprehensive study of these areas. Such studies shall never foster any particular religious tenets or demean any religious beliefs; and  Student-initiated expressions to questions or assignments which reflect their beliefs or non-beliefs about a religious theme shall be accommodated. For example, students are free to express religious belief or nonbelief in compositions, art forms, music, speech, and debate.
    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 15% Daily Work/Class Participation o 70% Quizzes & Tests

    o 15% 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:

    A  93-100
    B  85–92
    C  75–84
    D  70–74
    F 69 and below

    General Expectations:

    Academic Potential
    Be Prepared
    Be Respectful
    Be Safe
    - 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.

    Teacher Communication:

    8:00 – 3:45 (Mon. – Fri.) School: 865-909-9020 Fax:865-909-9025
    Email: daniel.kirkpatrick@knoxschools.org
    Fusion http://kaec.knoxschools.org/
    Safety Procedures: - The safety of our students is of utmost importance. Therefore, the following safety procedures should be followed at all times during Wellness classes:
    Student Signature: X________________________________________ Date:_______________________ Parent/GuardianSignature:X__________________________________ Date:________________________