Physical Education Syllabus
Each course in Physical Education will concentrate on developing and maintaining
each students' overall fitness.
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.
UNIT GRADES will be based on the following:
1. PARTICIPATION – 60%. Students receive five points per day for active participation.
(approximately 50 – 60 points per unit).
ABSENCE – A STUDENT WHO HAS AN EXCUSED ABSENCE HAS THE
OPPORTUNITY TO MAKE UP THE MISSED WORK!
Mandatory 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 ……………………………………………......(-10 points)
Unprepared (not changing into appropriate class dress)….....(-10 points)
Leaving field house/ gym or locker room without permission……………...(-10 points)
Tardy to activity (plus possible detention) …………………......(-2 points)
Violation of safety rules (plus possible detention)……………(-4 to –10 points)
Misconduct / Profanity (plus possible detention)……………..(-4 to –10 points)
2. SKILL TESTS / GAME PLAY – Points may vary depending on the activity.
(approximately 10 - 25 points per unit)
Students who perform poorly in the skill evaluation have the opportunity to improve this
portion of their grade IF the following scenario exists. The student earns a letter
grade of an A on the participation and the written test, he/she may raise their skill
grade with the successful completion of a written abstract. This is due within one unit
of the end of the unit.
Grading rubric for Student participation in game play.
Takes turns, shares, no put-downs
Takes care of self,
Required frequent interventions, demeans others, selfish, often not positive
Effort / Participation
Awesome participation, always on task, constantly pushes self, prepared for class
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.
Communicates and applies the rules.
Can usually communicate and apply rules.
Seldom communicates and seldom applies rules.
3. WRITTEN TESTS – approximately 25 – 35 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 the units taught during that semester.
The following 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 following policy outlines the standards of dress for all CHS Physical Education classes.
The Cedarburg School District Student Dress code will be enforced.
1. Full-length T-shirt or tank top. Shirts with profanity or reference to alcohol, drugs, or sex
are not acceptable.
No undergarments can be showing.
2. Athletic shorts or sweat pants which must be worn with the waistband at or above the hips.
3. Tennis shoes and socks. Shoes must the appropriate flat bottom sole.
Shoes that mark the floors are not allowed.
4. No hats or bandannas will be worn in class.
5. A one-piece swimsuit is appropriate for swim class.
All students will follow the guidelines as stated the Cedarburg High School Student Handbook,
Item 20 Section C:
“Spaghetti” strap shirts, “tube” tops or tops without one or both shoulders, tops
or bottoms that leave any abdominal, back or midriff skin exposed, tops or bottoms that
do not completely cover undergarments, coats and headwear
including stocking caps and bandanas.
Examples that are NOT acceptable:
Shoes: street shoes, spiked shoes, boots, slip-ons, sport sandals, no shoestrings on tie shoes.
Pants: metal buckles, too tight, ripped, cut-off denims, pants hanging
down below the hips.
Shirts: cut-off, ripped, button down, bare midriff, inappropriate messages.
NO CELL PHONES ARE ALLOWED DURING THE SCHOOL DAY!
ABSENCES / ILLNESS / INJURIES / MAKE-UP WORK:
It is the STUDENT’S RESPONSIBILITY to make-up all written and skill tests. Absences including
field trips, visitations, sickness, pre-arranged meetings need to be made up to receive credit.
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.
A – Short Term Medical – a written medical report abstract needs to be obtained from your
Physical Education Teacher. The report will detail information on what information is
needed to receive credit / grade for the days missed due to the medical.
B – 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 will need to be rescheduled at a later date to
earn the necessary credits for graduation.
HEALTH AND SAFETY POLICIES:
- Students must be in attendance lines when the bell rings.- Students must report to the activity within
5 minutes after the bell rings.
- Students must remain in the locker room until the bell rings. Those leaving early will receive a
disciplinary referral and receive point deductions from their unit grade.
- 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.
- Valuables may be given to your teacher and locked in the PE Offices. Don’t leave valuables and
money unlocked. If theft occurs, let your teacher know I immediately.
- All students participating in extra-curricular activities must participate in PE on the day(s) of
competition or performance. If you have a medical excuse due to illness or injury for PE, it
also applies to removal from practice after school. The students' coach / advisor will be notified
by the PE teacher if non-participation occurs.
- If a student is injured during class, the teacher must be notified immediately.
- Profanity is NOT tolerated. A Teacher-Student conference, Teacher-Student-Parent conference, and
thirdly, an Administrative-Teacher-Student-Parent conference shall be progressive steps taken if
the profanity continues.
- No large earrings, watches, or bracelets are to worn to class. Safety.
- Use the equipment properly and as instructed. Students damaging school equipment or property will
be liable to repair or replacement.
- Follow all class safety procedures and rules.
- Good judgment, reason and common sense are to be used at all times.
- Physical Education students will use the Physical Education locker rooms throughout the school day.
Education locker rooms throughout the school day.
- The Athletic Team Locker rooms are available for athletes BEFORE & AFTER SCHOOL only.