Physical Education Syllabus

Physical education is a sequential education program that concentrates on developing and

maintaining each student’s overall fitness and provides students with the

knowledge, skills, abilities, and attitudes to lead a healthy lifestyle.

 

These courses will include the following objectives:

          1. Optimal skill development in each activity

          2. Develop and maintain physical fitness

          3. Increase knowledge in the value of physical fitness, the effects of exercise on the body and the rules and                         strategy of each activity.

 

The CHS grading scale will be used:

  A+ = 98 – 100                         A = 93 – 97.99                 A- = 90 – 92.99

  B+ = 87 – 89.99                      B = 83 – 86.99                 B- = 80 – 82.99

  C+ = 77 – 79.99                      C = 73 – 76.99                 C- = 70 – 72.9

  D+ = 67 – 69.99                      D = 63 – 66.99                 D- = 60 – 62.99

  F = 59.99 and below     

 

PHYSICAL EDUCATION DRESS:

The Cedarburg School District Student Dress code will be enforced.

  • Full-length T-shirt or tank top. Shirts with profanity or reference to alcohol, drugs, or sex are unacceptable. 
  • No undergarments can be showing.
  • No large earrings, watches, or bracelets are to worn to class.
  • Athletic shorts or sweat pants which must be worn with the waistband at or above the hips.
  • Tennis shoes and socks. Shoes must the appropriate flat bottom sole. 
  • No hats or bandannas will be worn in class.
  • A one-piece swimsuit is appropriate for swim class.

All students will follow the guidelines as stated the Cedarburg High School Student Handbook:

  • “Spaghetti” strap shirts, “tube” tops or tops without one or both shoulders, tops or bottoms
    that leave any abdominal, back or midriff skin/undergarments exposed are NOT acceptable
  • Shoes that are NOT acceptable:  spiked shoes, boots, slip-ons, sport sandals, no shoestrings on tie shoes.
  • Pants that are NOT acceptable:  jeans, dress clothing, metal buckles, too tight, pants hanging too low
  • Shirts that are NOT acceptable: cut-offs, ripped, button down, bare midriff, inappropriate messages

 

PHYSICAL EDUCATION POLICIES

  • Each student will be issued a lock at the beginning of the semester. It is THEIR responsibility to keep

their locker locked at all times.  Replacement lock cost is $6.00.

  • Each freshman is issued a Polar Heart Rate Monitor strap worth $6.00This HRM strap should be kept
    for future CHS PE classes.
      If the strap is lost, a fee will cover the cost of a replacement strap.
  • Students have 5 minutes to report to the activity space after the bell ringing.
  • Students must remain in the locker room area after class until the bell rings. Those leaving early will receive a disciplinary referral.
  • LOCK YOUR LOCKER.  Valuables may be given to your teacher and locked in the PE Offices. Don’t leave valuables or money unlocked. If theft occurs, let your teacher know immediately.  CHS is not responsible.
  • Use the equipment properly and as instructed. Students damaging school equipment or property will be liable to repair or replacement.
  • If a student is injured during class, the teacher must be notified immediately. 
  • Follow all class safety procedures and rules.
  • Good judgment, reason and common sense are to be used at all times.
  • The Athletic Team Locker rooms are available for athletes BEFORE & AFTER SCHOOL only.

 

 ABSENCES / ILLNESS / INJURIES / MAKE-UP WORK:

It is the STUDENT’S RESPONSIBILITY to make-up all written and skill tests. EXCUSED absences including field trips, visitations, sickness, and pre-arranged meetings need to be made up to receive credit. 

Format of class make-ups are determined on an individual basis and should be arranged with the teacher.

MEDICAL POLICY: As directed by the State of Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, students are

required to take and pass three years of physical education to earn the necessary credits for graduation. 

A Physician’s statement / note is required when a student needs to modify their participation due to

       medical reasons.

 

Short Term Medical – If the student is injured for a short period of time, the student and teacher will

arrange a course of action to make up the days missed due to the medical restrictions.

Extended Medical – may jeopardize credits needed for graduation and need to be handled through the

       student’s counselor and Physical Education Teacher.  The quarter or semester may need to be rescheduled
       at a later date to earn the necessary credits for graduation.

 

UNIT GRADES will be based on the following:

 

1. PARTICIPATION – 70%. Students receive five-seven points per day for active participation. 

                                               (approximately 70 points per unit).

  • ABSENCES – A STUDENT WHO HAS AN EXCUSED ABSENCE HAS THE OPPORTUNITY TO MAKE UP THE MISSED WORK!  
  • FITNESS TESTING IS INCORPORATED INTO YOUR PARTICIPATION GRADE
  • ATHLETES MUST PARTICIPATE ON THE DAY OF A CONTEST
     
  • The following actions will result in point deductions from this unit grade:
    • Non-participation
    • Unprepared (not changing into appropriate class dress)
    • Unexcused absences
    • Tardiness
    • Violation of safety rules
    • Unsportsmanlike conduct
    • Profanity
    • Inappropriate behavior

 2. SKILL TESTS / GAME PLAY –  Points may vary depending on the activity. See rubric below                         

 

Exemplary

(3)

Satisfactory

(2)

Needs Improvement

(1)

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

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.

Skills / Performance

 

Can do things well, uses the proper technique

Can do many thing well, improving, consistent techniques most of the time.

Can do some things well, inconsistent, sometimes uses technique.

Knowledge

Communicates and applies the rules.

Can usually communicate and apply rules.

Seldom communicates and seldom applies rules.

 

      3.  WRITTEN TESTS – approximately 30 points per unit. 

                   The test will include information covered daily in class and on the unit review sheets.

                          (All unit review sheets are available on the Cedarburg High School website)

 

 
 
 

A FINAL WRITTEN EXAM WILL BE GIVEN COVERING ALL UNIT INFORMATION TAUGHT THAT SEMESTER