I. Course Description
Dearborn Physical Education curriculum is guided by state and district standards/GLCE’s presented in Michigan’s K-8 Grade Level Content Expectations. Physical education is an integral component of the education process. Research has shown that students who participate in physical exercise will enjoy enhanced memory, better concentration, and increased problem solving abilities. Our goal is to develop the physical, mental, and social potential of all students, and prepare students to live a healthy lifestyle.
II. Course Content
A variety of topics will be conveyed in order to provide a foundation for healthy living. Below is a list of several possible activities that will be taught throughout the course of the semester.
Track and Field,
1 Mile Run
1.5 Mile Run
Sit & Reach
Pre & Post Tests
III. Grading Scale & Procedure
100-94 93-90 89-87 86-84 83-80 79-77 76-74 73-70 69-67 66-64 63-60 59-0
A A- B+ B B- C+ C C- D+ D D- E
Student grades are based on a daily 5 point scale which will emphasize:
Adhering to Daily Procedures/Safety
Skill/Technique (increase in level)
Health & Fitness Assessments
V. Class Conduct
Physical Education’s number one priority is safety. Students will be expected to conduct themselves in a manner that is consistent with our Core Values. When a student puts himself or others in danger, intervention procedures will be enforced. All teachers will also have their own classroom rules and expectations that students will be expected to follow that keep structure and safety in mind.
Physical Education Standards can be found at:
American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreational Dance (AAHPERD)
VII. Contact Information
Please feel free to contact us with any questions or comments.
Michael Theisen: firstname.lastname@example.org
Phone (313) 827-2800
Let’s make this year a great year!