•                Southview Physical Education Syllabus      



    Mr. Weddingfeld Ms. Davidson

    mike.weddingfeld@ankenyschools.org sara.davidson@ankenyschools.org

    515-965-9535 515-965-9635

     

    Mr. Gettemy Ms. Drexler

    mike.gettemy@ankenyschools.org   olivia.drexler@ankenyschools.org

    515-965-9535 515-965-9635

     

    Ms.McMurphy

    alison.mcmurphy@ankenyschools.org

    515-965-9635

     

    Philosophy

    Students will have the opportunity to engage in personal fitness, team sports, and life skills through a variety of activities. Students will experience personal accomplishments, enhance self image, and develop social skills that lead to growth and development of excellent citizens. Southview Physical Education highlights the importance of goal setting and establishing important skills needed to enhance individual health now and for a lifetime.

     

    Mission Statement

    The Ankeny Health and Physical Education Program will empower each student to make informed decisions to lead active, healthy and productive lifestyles.

     

    Program Goals

    1. Analyzes movement concepts and principles to independently refine skills and applies them to the learning of new skills.
    2. Distinguishes the components of health related fitness and how these relate to their overall fitness status.
    3. Engages in activities in a variety of settings for the purpose of achieving and maintaining health related fitness.
    4. Demonstrates the ability to initiate responsible personal and social behavior, function independently, in a physical activity setting.
    5. Applies an understanding and application of movement concepts/principles and game strategies, critical elements of activity-specific movement skills.

     

    Attendance

    • Students have three minutes after the tardy bell to get dressed and be where they need to be for roll call.

     

    Uniforms

    • All students should wear an Ankeny physical education shirt and shorts, sweat socks, and tennis shoes.  Shoelaces must be tied. You may not alter your PE uniform.
    • Students are encouraged to bring Ankeny sweatshirts and sweatpants and keep them in their locker for use on cool days. No sweatshirts or sweatpants inside.
    • Uniforms can be purchased through local businesses.
    • No one should wear a uniform that does not belong to them.
    • Uniforms should be laundered frequently!
    • If a student forgets uniform they are required to borrow a uniform. Student must see a locker room teacher as soon as they get to the locker room. If there is no teacher in the locker room, find one right away. Do NOT report to class without a uniform. Do Not wait until the bell rings.  
    • Return borrowed uniform at the end of the class period.
    • After three borrows the student will be given a 30 min. detention each time they borrow.

     

    Locks & Lockers

    • All students will have a lock and locker.  
    • Students must use a school-issued padlock only and must use the locker that is issued to you.
    • During class only, students may use a “big locker” near their issued locker.  
    • Students must keep their combination private.  
    • A fee of $8.00 is charged for each lost lock.

     

    Locker room

    • Do not bring glass into the locker room.  
    • Place all books and supplies in your locker.  
    • Walk; never run, while you are in the locker room.
    • No horseplay in the locker room.  
    • The locker room should be neat and clean at the end of each period.
    • All students should lock their valuables in their lockers at all times.  Double check to make sure your possessions are in your locker and locked.

     

    Jewelry

    • Wearing Jewelry is not recommended for class. Students run the risk of it getting lost,broke, or cause injury. Bring a container for your jewelry and lock it up.

     

    Doctors Notes, school nurse notes, notes from home:

    • All doctor’s notes should be reviewed and copied by the school nurse prior to attending class.  
    • Adaptive programs or a report-option are provided for students with minor injuries/illnesses or isolated problems.  
    • Students with long-term (2 weeks or longer) disabilities will be assigned a project or report by the instructor. One will be completed every 2 weeks.

     

    Absences/Makeup

     

    • Students are allowed one absence during a unit, after 1 absence all other absences need to be made up in order to earn daily points.

     

    • IT IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO ARRANGE MAKE-UP TIME WITH YOUR INSTRUCTOR. Flex time is a great opportunity to make up any absences.
    • Students have the following unit time to make up any previous unit absences or quizzes, after the next unit is over all previous makeups/retakes will not be allowed

    (ex. Any unit 1 makeups/retakes need to be completed before the end of unit 2).

    • Students needing to make-up time will do 20 minutes of aerobic activity.
    • Make-ups will be done during study hall, before school, or after school.




    Rules and Procedures

    • Do not touch equipment until instructed to do so by an instructor.
    • Use appropriate behavior at all times.

     

    Grades:

    • Southview physical education students receive letter grades A through F.
    • The program is performance-oriented thus requiring a different set of criteria for grading than a regular academic program.  Each student must accept responsibility for his or her actions. Remember with choices comes responsibility.
    • Each student's grade will be figured according to the three components discussed below. 3 points will be awarded for each PE day.

     

    Participation/Behavior

    Ankeny Physical Education Power Standards:

    1. Analyzes movement concepts and principles to independently refine skills and applies them to the learning of new skills.
    2. Distinguishes the components of health related fitness and how these relate to their overall fitness status.
    3. Engages in activities in a variety of settings for the purpose of achieving and maintaining health related fitness.
    4. Develops SMART goals to guide healthy choices and active lifestyles in both school and non-school settings.
    5. Demonstrates the ability to initiate responsible personal and social behavior and function independently in a physical activity setting.
    6. Applies an understanding and application of movement concepts/principles and game strategies and critical elements of activity-specific movement skills.

     

    Failure to follow the above guidelines may result in loss of points for that day’s activities. Instructors have the final decision on what activities students can participate in.

     

    Quizzes

    • Students will be given quizzes at the end of each unit over the concepts that were taught.
    • Students will be given a semester test at the end of each semester. (9th graders semester test will count as 10% towards final grade, 8th graders semester test will go in grade book as a regular assignment)
    • Any student that earns an F for the semester will be required to makeup that semester of Physical Education. Physical Education credits are required for graduation and count towards 9th grade GPA.

     

    Formative and Summative Assessment Definitions:

    • Formative Assessment: Formal and informal processes teachers and students use to gather evidence for the purpose of improving learning.
    • Summative Assessment:  Assessments that provide evidence of student achievement for the purpose of making a judgment about student competence or program effectiveness.




    Southview Grading Standards:
    A 100-93%
    A- 92-90%
    B+ 89-87%
    B 86-83%
    B- 82-80%                

    C+ 79-77%                                             
    C 76-73%                                                            
    C- 72-70%
    D + 69-67%
    D 66-63%
    D- 62-60%
    F Less than 60%

    Extra Credit

    To ensure that grades reflect progress toward and achievement of the standards, giving extra credit points or bonus points will not occur in this class.   

     

    Behavioral Expectations

    The work habits/behavior standards are for grades 6-12 courses in our district. These work habits/behavior standards will be reported throughout the semester and are as follows:

    • Organization and Readiness
    • Productivity and Accountability
    • Collaboration Skills

    For those of you accessing this document electronically, the work habits tool can be accessed at this website: Work Habit Tools Rubric.

    We will be using the following performance levels:

     

    Performance Levels for Work Habits/Behavior Standards:

    MS = Meets Standard

    PM = Partially Meets Standard

    DM = Doesn’t Meet Standard

    NE = No Evidence

     

    These descriptors are intended for feedback and communication and do not impact a student’s GPA.

     

    Tentative Schedule:

    Team Building - Aug 23-30

    Frisbee Golf - Aug 31-Sept 14

    Rollerblading - Sept 17-28

    Fitness Testing - Oct 1-11

    Volleyball - Oct 12-25

    Basketball - Oct 26-Nov 8

    Fitness/Cardio - Nov 9-16

    Free Day - Nov 19-20

    Pickleball - Nov 26-Dec 7

    Speedball - Dec 10-21

    Ping Pong - Jan 3-8

    Finals - Jan 9-11

     

    Your son/daughter is enrolled in this course which is also offered at our high school.  As per the new high school credit law they will be receiving high school credit for any passing grade in this course. All students will be given a letter grade at the appropriate marking periods and credit for this course will appear on their high school transcript, not their MS transcript.  Transcripts will reflect the course as meeting a department requirement, but a grade point average will not be calculated.