Kennedy Junior High School

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  • Physical Education Overview K-12

    • Physical Education Philosophy


      The Physical Education Department, as well as Naperville School District 203, has made a commitment to prepare students to live healthy, productive and physically active lives for the 21st Century.

      • Physical education will provide every student with a variety of challenges that will contribute to the development and maintenance of their physical, cognitive, and affective well being.
      • Students will be provided with the foundation for making informed decisions that will empower them to achieve and maintain a healthy lifestyle.
      • Physical Education is a lifelong process, which is the primary responsibility of the student, shared by home, district and community.

       

      Physical Education Curriculum Beliefs

      • The following strands must be interwoven into the K-12 Physical Education curriculum: movement skills strand; fitness education strand; team building strand; cognitive/literacy strand and technology strand.
      • Quality daily Physical Education is essential, Kindergarten -12.
      • Delivery of quality instruction requires certified physical educators.

    Physical Education Curriculum 6-8

    • Grade 6

      • Fitness & Cardiovascular Strand
      • Individual Activity Strand
      • Team Activity Strand
      • Team Building Strand
    • Grade 7

      • Fitness & Cardiovascular Strand
      • Individual Activity Strand
      • Team Activity Strand
      • Team Building Strand
    • Grade 8

      • Fitness & Cardiovascular Strand
      • Individual Activity Strand
      • Team Activity Strand
      • Team Building Strand
     
  • Health/PE Standards for Standard Base Grading:

    • Demonstrates physical activity utilizing a variety of movement patterns.
    • Demonstrates ability to understand heart rate
    • Understands basic fitness concepts
    • Understands the concepts of the health triangle
    • Understands the effects tobacco, alcohol, and other drugs on the body.  

     

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