Tuesday, November 2, 2010


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).

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