Health and Physical Education

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PE155 Health/Wellness
9
Standard
0.5

Students will learn the importance of living a healthy lifestyle and ways to reduce their risks of disease. During this course students will understand the importance of becoming health literate individuals. Without health education, no other life goal can be successfully achieved. Therefore, it is recommended that all students study health, learning about the body, how it changes over the life cycle, what nourishes it and diminishes it, and how a healthy body contributes to emotional well-being. Units of study include nutrition, wellness, communicable and non-communicable diseases, drugs and alcohol, HIV/AIDS, and sex education.

Outcomes:

  • Express knowledge of the 5 fitness components (flexibility, muscular strength, muscular endurance, body composition, cardiovascular endurance.)
  • Know the effects of alcohol and drugs on the body and the brain
  • Analyze food and activity logs to the recommended daily amounts
  • Understand the male and female reproductive systems
  • Awareness of possible outcomes of using drugs and drug abuse through time
  • Demonstrate the ability to promote a high self-esteem and mental health
  • Understand and identify communicable and non-communicable diseases
  • Demonstrate basic CPR and First Aid
PE500 Physical Education 9
9
Standard
0.5

Physical Education 9 is a preview of all the physical education courses offered. Students will be trained on proper use of fitness and strength training equipment.

Outcomes:

  • Understand that leading an active lifestyle will help improve longevity and overall mental, social and physical well-being
  • Demonstrate responsible personal and social engagement that promotes success during team and individual activities
  • Understand the various fitness components and THGZ will help maintain a health enhancing level of fitness
  • Create and implement a fitness program to help maintain or achieve healthy fitness levels
  • Demonstrate that exposure to a variety of activities will provide opportunities for enjoyment, challenge, self-expression and social interactions
  • Assess personal fitness levels and set fitness goals for the semester
  • Demonstrate competency and proficiency in many forms of movement
  • Apply concepts and principles of movement to the learning and development of physical skills
  • Demonstrate safe behaviors when using exercise and sporting equipment
  • Understand that safe practices in water safety will help to prevent dangerous outcomes
PE610 Trends in Phy Fitness
10, 11, 12
Standard
0.5

Trends is a course that will allow students to experience the latest approaches to fitness through yoga, dance movement, pilates, body toning and cardiovascular training. The activities are designed to improve one’s cardiovascular system and muscular strength and endurance. Students will examine the newest innovations in fitness technology such as the use of pedometers and heart rate transmitters. Students will engage in challenging physical activities that can help them reach their personal wellness goals and will help them understand the importance of leading a healthy lifestyle.

Outcomes:

  • Exhibits responsible personal and social behavior that respects self and others in physical activity
  • Achieve and maintain a health enhancing level of physical fitness
  • Value physical activity for health, enjoyment, challenge self-expression, and/or social interaction
  • Understand that leading an active lifestyle will help to improve longevity and overall mental, social and physical well-being
  • Understand the various fitness components and THGZ will help maintain a health enhancing level of fitness
  • Implement a fitness program to help maintain or achieve healthy fitness levels
  • Demonstrate safe behaviors when using exercise and sporting equipment
  • Understand theories/methodologies of different fitness training techniques
  • Understand the value of a personal fitness plan
  • Understand that proper nutrition and exercise are integral parts of a fitness plan and that proper nutrition plays a role on early onset diseases like cancer, diabetes, and heart disease

PE500 – Physical Education 9

PE612 Strength Training 1
10, 11, 12
Standard
0.5

The Strength Training I course is designed to provide physical workouts that focus on strength training. The course will also include cardio-vascular concepts, power and explosive training, lateral quickness, and flexibility. The students will learn to train their body and design a fitness plan that is reflective of the activities they are interested in. The course will be focused around the fitness center and the weight room.

Outcomes:

  • Identify muscle groups and basic functions
  • Identify movements or lifts that train muscle groups
  • Develop long-term and short-term goals focused on personal fitness
  • Recognize the importance of balancing strength training with other movement training
  • Practice proper and safe weight lifting techniques
  • Identify physical fitness components
  • Design and implement a fitness plan based on personal fitness scores
  • Understand the role that nutrition plays in the process of strength training

PE500 – Physical Education 9

PE614 Team Activities
10, 11, 12
Standard
0.5

The Team Activities course is designed to provide cardio-vascular exercise through a focus on team sports. Students will learn the fitness concepts through competition of team exercise, weight-room, and cardio rooms. Basic skills and fundamentals will be addressed. The focus will be on rules, strategies, and teamwork. This course will be a competitive class. Activities that are included in the course are floor hockey, speedball, flag football, basketball, volleyball, battle ball, mat kickball, water games and soccer.

Outcomes:

  • Express knowledge of the 5 fitness components (flexibility, muscular strength, muscular endurance, body composition, cardiovascular endurance.)
  • Know how to cooperate and work as a team and as individuals
  • Analyze how to find your target heart rate in the cardio room
  • Understand the basic concepts of weight lifting and how to create a weight lifting plan
  • Awareness of personal safety within the activities that we play in class
  • Demonstrate the ability to promote good sportsmanship
  • Understand and identify the rules of team activities (Floor hockey, basketball, battleball, speedball, cometball, kickball, wiffleball, etc.)
  • Know how to warm up properly and can be able to put together a stretching routine before activities
  • Demonstrates participation in all of our team activities

PE500 – Physical Education 9

PE616 Individual Activities
10, 11, 12
Standard
0.5

The Individual Activities course is designed to provide students with necessary skills to live a healthy lifestyle. The fitness components will be the focus of the course. Students will participate in activities that will offer experience in the various aspects of personal fitness. This course will allow students to compete through individual sport. The course will include the following activities: tennis, badminton, archery, pickle ball, power walking, running, indoor rock climbing, disc golf, biking, circuit training, table tennis, lap-swimming, iDance and cardiovascular fitness training.

Outcomes:

  • Exhibit responsible personal and social behavior that respects self and others in physical activity
  • Achieve and maintain a health enhancing level of physical fitness while participating in individual activities
  • Value physical activity for health, enjoyment, self-expression, and/or social interaction
  • Understand that leading an active lifestyle will help improve longevity and overall mental, social and physical well-being
  • Apply a variety of movement concepts, principals, strategies and tactics while participating in individual activities
  • Demonstrate safe behaviors while participating in individual activities
  • Understand that participation in lifetime activities will affect the: benefits of exercise, muscle building process, weight loss/gain process, long term and short term effects of fitness training, increasing cardiovascular fitness, effect of fitness training on the body both physically and mentally
  • Demonstrate that exposure to a variety of activities will provide opportunities for enjoyment, challenge, self-expression and social interactions
  • Demonstrate responsible personal and social engagement that promotes success during individual activities
  • Understand that leading an active lifestyle will help improve longevity and overall mental, social and physical well-being
  • Display knowledge of the use of pedometer, heart rate monitors, and other fitness assessment tools
  • Assess personal fitness and set fitness goals for the semester by analyzing current fitness performance results.
  • Students will aim for improving cardiovascular fitness, muscular endurance/strength, nutrition and body composition

PE500 – Physical Education 9

PE618 Adventure Education 1
10, 11, 12
Standard
0.5

The Adventure, Leadership, and Outdoor Pursuits I course is designed to introduce students to an experientially based education program that focuses on individual growth and interpersonal relationships. We will focus on risk taking, leadership, community building, winter recreation, lifelong personal fitness, aquatic activities, and experiences with high elements including rock climbing and high and low ropes courses. Due to the nature of the course and the aquatics aspects of kayaking and canoeing, students must be confident swimmers in deep water and be able to minimally swim 200 consecutive yards. Students will primarily be graded on cognitive assessments. The course will emphasize individual development, group activities, interest in new experience, and achieving higher levels of leadership and responsibility. Note:
Students will be off campus for various educational experiences. Parent/Guardian permission slips will be required and minimal costs may be relevant. Students MUST be willing to challenge their fear of heights daily to take this course.

Outcomes:

  • Develop an understanding of teamwork, trust, and communication through team-building and challenge course activities
  • Identify leadership qualities in problem solving situations
  • Evaluate intelligent risk taking in high risk environments
  • Understand bicycle and aquatics safety
  • Display knowledge of orientation using compasses
  • Demonstrate the skills to safely perform a team belay system for rock climbing and challenge course experiences
  • Implement a fitness plan based on personal fitness scores

PE500 – Physical Education 9

Students must be confident swimmers in deep water and be able to minimally swim 200 consecutive yards. Note: Students will be off campus for various educational experiences. Parent/Guardian permission slips will be required and minimal costs may be relevant. Students MUST be willing to challenge their fear of heights daily to take this course
PE620 Body Sculpting
10, 11, 12
Standard
0.5

The Body Sculpting class is designed to shape and tone the body without increasing muscular size or bulk. Students will engage in activities that will combine cardiovascular, flexibility, and muscle toning workouts. Intended outcomes for this class include maintenance of a healthy body, changes in body composition, weight reduction in the midsection, tightening of skin, and sculpting of arms and shoulders. The students will develop goals and a workout routine designed to improve personal fitness scores. Activities will include strength straining, Pilates, yoga (toning), resistance training and dance activities.

Outcomes:

  • Exhibit responsible personal and social behavior that respects self and others in physical activity
  • Achieve and maintain a health enhancing level of physical fitness
  • Value physical activity for health, enjoyment, challenge, self-expression, and/or social interaction
  • Understand that leading an active lifestyle will help improve longevity and overall mental, social and physical well-being
  • Implement a strength program to help tone muscle and improve muscular strength and endurance
  • Demonstrate safe behaviors and techniques when lifting weights
  • Understand how a personal fitness plan will affect the: benefits of exercise, muscle building process, weight loss/gain process, long term and short term effects of fitness training, increasing cardiovascular fitness, effect of fitness training on the body both physically and mentally
  • Understand that a strength program is in integral part of a physical fitness plan

PE500 – Physical Education 9

PE622 Strength Training 2
10, 11, 12
Standard
0.5

The Strength Training II course is designed to develop total body strength while applying advanced performance fitness components to the workout. Examples of those components include power, speed and quickness, agility, and balance. Other areas of focus include cardio-vascular concepts, power and explosive training, and flexibility. The overload principle will be a focus of the class. The overload principle is the application of any demand or resistance that is greater than those levels normally encountered in daily life. The student will design workouts specifically to the type of training they are looking for. The class will meet in the strength room and fitness center.

Outcomes:

  • Identify muscle groups and basic functions
  • Identify movements or lifts that train muscle groups
  • Develop long-term and short-term goals focused on personal fitness
  • Recognize the importance of balancing strength training with other movement training
  • Practice proper and safe weight lifting techniques
  • Identify physical fitness components
  • Design and implement a fitness plan based on personal fitness scores
  • Understand the role that nutrition plays in the process of strength training
  • Understand advanced performance fitness components including power, speed, quickness, agility and balance training
  • Demonstrate competence of the overload principle

PE612 – Strength Training 1

PE628 Adventure Education 2
10, 11, 12
Standard
0.5

The Adventure, Leadership, and Outdoor Pursuits II course is an extension of Adventure I for students with excelled interest in adventurous activities. This course is for highly motivated students who want to learn and experience experiential learning at an intense level. Students will become efficient at group problem solving and student interpersonal relationships. They will then lead team-building activities with various groups throughout the Delavan-Darien School District. Students will also gain extensive knowledge and practice with bicycles, kayaks, canoes as well as equipment repair and maintenance. Due to the nature of the course and the aquatics aspects of kayaking and canoeing, students must be confident swimmers in deep water and be able to minimally swim 200 consecutive yards. Grading will primarily be based on cognitive assessments.
Note: Students will be off campus for various educational experiences. Parent/Guardian permission slips will be required and minimal costs may be relevant. Students MUST be willing to challenge their fear of heights daily to take this course.

Outcomes:

  • Demonstrate the concepts of teamwork, trust, and communication through participating and teaching team-building and challenge course activities
  • Demonstrate leadership qualities in problem solving situations
  • Understand bicycle safety and basic repairs
  • Demonstrate rescue procedures for kayaking and canoeing
  • Display knowledge of orientation using GPS systems
  • Demonstrate the skills to safely perform a team relay, Australian relay, and M relay systems for rock climbing and challenge course experiences
  • Implement a fitness plan based on personal fitness scores

PE618 – Adventure Education 1

Students must be confident swimmers in deep water and be able to minimally swim 200 consecutive yards. Note: Students will be off campus for various educational experiences. Parent/Guardian permission slips will be required and minimal costs may be relevant. Students MUST be willing to challenge their fear of heights daily to take this course.
PE700 Sports Officiating, Coaching, and the World of Sports
10, 11, 12
Standard
0.5

This course is designed to empower students with officiating knowledge, skills and techniques necessary to gain certification by the Wisconsin High School Athletic Association (WIAA) in two sports. Officiating other physical education classes, out of class observation, attendance, and learning experiences are required as well. Students will also have the opportunity to study and learn about coaching at all levels. Current events and hot topics as it relates to the world of sports will also be included.

This course does not count towards the PE graduation requirements.