• PE Core Coursework

     PHYSICAL EDUCATION 1                                                                               

     Knowledge of the components of physical fitness, exercise techniques, and training principles will be taught and assessed to meet district and California State Standards. Students will maintain portfolios, log daily fitness information and develop personalized fitness programs that will promote a healthy lifestyle. The class introduces students to a variety of dual and individual sports. A unit on aquatics and rhythm and dance will also be taught. All students will be tested in the state mandated Fitness gram.

     

    PHYSICAL EDUCATION 2                                                            

    The emphasis of this class will be analyzing skills for effective movement and developing strategies for positive interpersonal relations. The class introduces students to a variety of team sports and activities, allowing students to prepare for a lifetime of physical activity. Any student that did not pass Fitness Gram during Physical Education 1 will need to be reassessed during this class.

    PE Electives

    BODY CONDITIONING                                                                                                                           10           11           12 

    Prerequisite: Successful completion of 10 units of PE 2

    Students will be involved in enhancing physical performance and personal wellness through weight lifting and cardiovascular activities. Students will learn proper techniques of lifting and keep a personal portfolio to enhance conceptual understanding of human performance.

     ADVANCED BODY CONDITIONING                                                                                                       10           11           12                 

    Prerequisite: Successful completion Body Conditioning

    Students will be involved in enhancing physical performance and personal wellness through weight lifting and cardiovascular activities. Students will learn proper techniques of lifting and keep a personal portfolio to enhance conceptual understanding of human performance.  Students will be asked to compare results from their first portfolios to their 2nd portfolio and assess what needs to happen within the program for them to continue to become better within each component of Fitness.

     PHYSICAL EDUCATION X - ADVANCED PE                                                                

    Prerequisite: Successful completion of 10 units of PE 2.

    Advanced conditioning class designed for athletes on interscholastic teams. Fall athletes sign up for

    Terms I&2, spring athletes sign up for Terms 3&4.

     

    MODERN DANCE                                                                                                                                               10           11         12             

    Prerequisite: Successful completion of 10 units of PE 2.                 

    Dance includes beginning lessons in tap, ballet, cultural and folk dancing, and line dancing. A professional choreographer assists in the teaching of jazz and hip hop. Students will have an opportunity to choreograph routines both individually and in groups. Dance shoes are required.

    BASKETBALL

    Prerequisite:  Successful completion of 10 units of PE 2                                                                                     10           11           12

    This physical education offering will give students the opportunity to learn advanced skills in basketball to promote cardiovascular fitness and physical well-being for a lifetime.  Students will learn proper techniques and advanced basketball skills through drills and game play.

    VOLLEYBALL

    Prerequisite:  Successful completion of 10 units of PE 2                                                                                       10           11           12

    This physical education offering will give students the opportunity to learn advanced skills in volleyball to promote cardiovascular fitness and physical well-being for a lifetime.  Students will learn proper techniques and advanced volleyball skills through drills and game play.

    HEALTH                                                                                                                                                                         10      11      12

    This class takes a proactive and holistic approach in teaching health and wellness.  Physical, mental – emotional, intellectual, social and spiritual wellness issues will be emphasized in regards to alcohol and drugs, tobacco issues and family life/sexuality education.  The importance of good decision making and communication skills are also addressed.  Lifestyle diseases such as heart disease, cancer, diabetes and obesity will also be covered.  Health is a one semester class and a graduation requirement.

Last Modified on March 17, 2015