Welcome to Crown Point Elementary Physical Education Program2005/2006
Mrs. Mielczak, PE Teacher • 48 y. old, married 27 years, son Filip, 26 • Favorite sport – gymnastics, volleyball,skiing • Favorite book– Dr. Sues, oh, the places you’ll go” • Favorite pastime – gardening, craft, beach • Favorite food – cheese, asparagus, cherries • Professional goal – inspire students’ love for physical movement and wellness • Personal goal – never stop learning and affecting positive changes in others
Fire Emergency • Silence! Order! • Put equipment down. • Walk to emergency door. • Walk to safety in single line. • Listen for directions.
Tornado Emergency • Silence! Order! • Put equipment down. • Walk to inside wall • Duck and cover • Listen for directions.
Lock Down • Put equipment down • Walk to area designated by teacher • Silence
When will I be successful? I will be successful only if I can develop self- responsibility for my own behavior and learning.
Unacceptable Not following directions Not participating Arguing Being out of control Poor attitude Action Levels
Action Levels 2. Acceptable • Following directions • Participating • Taking care of equipment or materials • Being under control
Action Levels 3. Outstanding • Being self-responsible • Cooperating with others • Returning equipment or materials • Helping others • Acting as a role model.
Rules Keep your hands, feet, and object to yourself. Obey directions the first time given by all staff members. Speak appropriately to others No gum is allowed. Procedures Follow the rules for all school areas. Walk without talking in a single line on the right side of the hall. All students must use designated hall passes and be escorted by responsible student. School Rules and Procedures
PE Rules • Enter and leave quietly. • Raise hand for permission to speak. • Follow directions. • Respect others. • Ask for permission to leave class area. • Take good care of athletic equipment.
Rewards • Self-satisfaction of doing right thing • Teacher oral recognition • Mrs. Mielczak’s Sunshine • Reward stickers and slips • Letter sent home • Fun Day
Fun Day Class can be rewarded with a fun day, which is a choice of activities, for consistently good behavior, sportsmanship, and group cooperation.
Consequences • Warning for younger students • Time out in the gym with an option to return to class • Time out without an option to return to class • Time out in different CAT area • Referral, contacting parents • Behavior contract
Attire • Sneakers, tennis shoes, athletic shoes • No sandals, flip flaps, dress shoes, high heels,platform shoes of any kind. • Shorts, comfortable pants warn on waist • T-shirts, sweatshirts • Athletic clothing Reasons: healthy growth, safety, comfort, cool look
Nametags • Nametags are mandatory. • Students cannot participate in class without nametag. • There are tape and marker to make and emergency nametag. • Nametags will be removed only for safety reasons such as riding a scooter or climbing a net.
Procedures • Class beginning • Warm up • Finding partner • Conflict resolution • Homework • Bathroom • Water • Injuries • Illness
Class Beginning • Warm-up routine • Taking assigned spot and stretching for lesson introduction. • Reporting absentees. • Lesson introduction
Warm-up Routine • Maximum 10 minutes • Alternating intensity of basic movement. • Basic conditioning • Stretch
Sitting Chart • You will have assigned sitting/ exercise place for some segments of the class aligned with a class roll
PE Partner • Randomly drawn, assigned by teacher, chosen • Approach another student. • Ask: “Would you like to be my partner today?” • Answer: “Yes, thank you” or “Thank you for asking, but I would like to be “Susie’s” partner today.” • Sit down together.
Teams • Chosen by students • Selected by teacher: • Randomly, • According to skill level
When Someone Bothers me. • Ignore him/her. • Tell him/ her to stop. • Tell PE teacher when 1. and 2. are not working. • Tell your classroom teacher or your class conflict resolution team. • Tell your parents at home.
To Solve Disagreements • Discuss, negotiate, ask for other people’s help, take turns, use game solutions: • Paper, Rock, Scissors • Odd, even
Homework • Exercise every day 30-60 minutes. • In addition to homework given by the teacher, chose your own activity. • Keep a log of activities. • Try to involve as many members of your family as possible. • Do not skip homework even on weekends.
Bathroom • Use the bathroom before or after the class. • In case of emergency: • Ask the teacher for permission. • Find a partner. • Sign-out. • Return as soon as possible. • Sign in.
Water • During the class: Ask for permission and follow bathroom procedure. • After the class: • Line up in a single line on the side of the hall • Only one person at the water fountain. • After finishing, line up in designated spot on the side of the hall.
Injuries • Pain is a human’s natural protecting mechanism . • After minor incident, pain lasts only a few minutes. • Inform teacher, if injury pain is severe and persists long time. • Report every case of bleeding.
Illness • Participation in PE is mandated by law. • Only doctor can excuse a student from long term participation. • Parent can write an excuse from class in case of common illnesses such as: flu, diarrhea, etc. • In case of sudden illness, student can receive excuse for classroom or PE teacher.
Class PE Manager • Responsible, sharp, helpful • Job description: • Report absentees • Help to set up equipment • Check out equipment for the class • Attend meetings for equipment maintenance and cleaning
Report Cards • For grades 4-5 • Each quarter • For attendance, effort, behavior
What is PE • One of the components of education • Has own tools and methods. • Prepares for success in the future. • Equips students with information about health and fitness. • Teaches sport and games. • Provides opportunity to improve skills. • Gives suggestion and teaches skills for lifelong sport and recreation activities. • Gives opportunity for appropriate social interaction, cooperation, competition, etc.
Signals and commends To start: Ready …. Go Music starts To stop: Whistle Freeze ….1,2. Music stops
So, what are we going to do in class this year? Emphasis by quarters: • 1st quarter - fitness • 2nd quarter - sports • 3rd quarter - gymnastics, dance • 4th quarter - track and field During each class we will work on sport, fitness, and social skills.