BMS-Station: 215 Eastern Avenue • Barrington, IL 60010

PE

circles

8th Grade

 
Course Description:
Review, demonstration, and application of various skills related to individual and team sports, fitness, and lifelong activities. Main emphasis is on technique and strategy.

Enduring Understandings:
Participation in physical activities/sports can provide an opportunity for developing an understanding and respect for differences among people.

Positive decision making about fitness contributes to a healthy lifestyle. Rules and etiquette in physical activities/sports can make the experience both enjoyable and successful.

Efficient movement improves performance.

Essential Questions:  

How can individual differences enhance a team’s performance? 

Why is measuring physical fitness important? 

Why are rules and sportsmanship necessary to a game? 

How does your movement affect performance and outcome of one’s performance?

Course Academic Vocabulary:
Leadership, fitness, sportsmanship, competition, teamwork, wellness, and total well being.
 
Course Units / Topics of Study:
Fitness Testing