Sunday, November 14, 2010

Fairview Students Exercising!!!

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Tuesday, November 2, 2010

WEEK #10

K4 thru 5th grade this week all got the opportunity to participate in the annual Fairview Halloween Obstacle Course. An obstacle course was set up with the gym lights off. The students look forward to this every year and again it was a hit.
7th/8th grade this week continued with their modified Hockey unit. Again, this week the students used medicine balls for the Five Levels of Fitness warm-up. We then played an activity where we got the chance to practice our dribbling, passing, and shooting skills in a game called Monkey In the Middle!!!


K4 this week started class with an activity called Fire & Ice!! We then went over the basic cues of overhand throwing and played a classic game called Clean Up Your Backyard.
1st grade participated in a muscular strength & endurance activity called Monster Tag. We then reinforced what was learned in class during fire safety week with a game named Stop, Drop, & Roll Tag. Here the students got an opportunity to practice their fire safety skills.
2nd grade this week got to participate in the annual Fairview Halloween Obstacle course!! The students of Fairview had a chance to go through the course with the gymacafetorium lights off.  A blast was had by all!!!

4th grade warmed-up this week with a math integration activity called Bar Graph Workout. We then played a rolling, throwing, and catching activity called Jailbird!!

5th grade this week finished up their Team Building unit with two activities. The first one was called Connecting Eyes and the second one was an activity called Count Off.  The focus of this weeks activities was problem solving.

6th, 7th, & 8th grade this week started their modified Hockey Unit. This week they exercised with medicine balls for their Five Levels of Fitness warm-up time. We then went over the the proper grip and what the ready position looks like. We then practiced the skills of dribbling, passing, and shooting. We finished class playing a game called Hockey Tag.


K4 this week started class playing a muscular strength/muscular endurance activity called Monster Tag. We then played Stop, Drop, & Roll Tag. This game was played to reinforce what was learned in the classroom during fire safety week.

K5 started class playing a cardiovascular endurance activity called Fire & Ice. We learned the cues to an overhand throw and practiced with a game called Clean Up Your Backyard.
1st grade this week started class with a movement song called Singing In the Rain. We then exercised with yarn balls by manipulating them in many different ways. To end class we used those yarn balls and played an activity called Monster Tag.

2nd grade began class with cardiovascular endurance game called Fire & Ice. We then went over the cues to overhand throwing and practiced this skill in a game called Clean Up Your Backyard.

3rd, 4th, 5th, & 6th grade started class with a new activity called Line Graph Fitness. This activity was used to integrate math into the physical education curriculum. We then finished class playing a rolling, throwing, and cardiovascular endurance game called Ghostbusters.
7th/8th grade this week started taking their 5 levels of fitness tests. We used the fitnessgram to evaluate their current fitness levels!!! This week we did the pacer test (cardiovascular endurance test), push-up test ( muscular strength), sit-up test (muscular endurance), and the sit & reach test (flexibility).


K5 this week started class with a warm-up called One Step Behind. We then learned that we really don't need equipment or toys to exercise. All we really need is our body! So, all the activities we played this week required just our body. We played Go Touch, Beep Beep Time Up, and Bippity Boppity Boo!!

1st grade this week started class with a warm-up song called Singing In the Rain. We then manipulated yarn balls and finished class playing Monster Tag.

2nd grade this week learned and practiced some foot skills. We started class with a warm-up called Carry Down & Back. We then learned and practiced the skills of dribbling and kicking with an activity called London Bridges. To finish class, we reinforced these skills with a game called The Fox & Hound!
3rd  & 4th grade this week started class playing a teacher led warm-up called One Step Behind. We then played a math game called Quick Draw. Here we had to use are adding, subtracting, and multiplication skills. We ended class playing a rolling game called Fire Fighter. In this game, we reviewed fire safety while learning the skill of rolling.
5th grade this week continued their Team Building Unit. We discussed and learned what problem solving means and practiced this concept with an activity called Crossing the Great River!!
6th grade participated in a cardiovascular endurance warm-up called Sharks & Minnows. We then continued are Flag Football unit and practiced our throwing & catching skills with an activity called Throw & Go with Flags!!

7th/8th grade finished up their Flag Football unit this week. We started each class with Sharks & Minnows for our cardiovascular fitness and then played Throw & Go with Flags. In one of the class periods, we also had our Fitness & Flag Football quiz to see what we learned and retained!!