September 28, 2016
7th Grade — PE

The K–8 physical education program at Prospect Sierra is built around the premise that all students benefit from experiences that develop their physical and emotional health. Our guiding philosophy is “Fitness for Life,” and our program is designed to provide students with a strong knowledge base and foster an appreciation of movement and exercise.

Social-Emotional Development

  • Able to work cooperatively with partner/small group to complete assigned task
  • Shows appreciation for benefits of cooperation, caring, and sharing
  • Understands personal responsibility on a team
  • Demonstrates awareness of class safety protocols
  • Intrinsic/extrinsic motivation

Physical Development

  • Cardiorespiratory endurance, muscular strength, and flexibility
  • Defensive positioning and providing support to teammates
  • Throwing, catching, kicking, punting, volleying, dribbling, and striking
  • Track and field
  • Multicultural games
  • Skill and concept based games
  • Flexibility, agility, rhythm, and movement
  • Heart rate activities
  • Preparing for/recovering from exercise

Cognitive Development

  • Monthly fitness logs
  • Self reflections
  • Unit tests
  • Rubric based projects