Month of August    Day 1, Day 2, Day 3

The students and I went over the rules in the gym, routines, procedures, safety, respect the teacher, each other, the equipment, transition time, problem solving, and personal space. We also went over fire drill procedures, did some stretching and played a few cooperative/ team building games.


The students and I reviewed routines, procedures, earthquake drill, fire drill, and tornado drill.  We also discussed bringing in a note from a parent or doctor when a student cannot participate in PE and wearing the proper shoes to PE.

Motor Skill Development
(Fourth Grade) SOL: 4.1 The student will refine movement skills and demonstrate the ability to combine them in increasingly complex movement environments/activities.
 a) Demonstrate mature form for specialized locomotor, non-locomotor, and manipulative skill combinations in game and modified sports activities.

Motor Skill Development
(Fifth Grade) SOL: 5.1 The student will demonstrate mature movement forms, create movement patterns, and begin to describe movement principles. a) Demonstrate mature form in locomotor, non-locomotor, and manipulative skill combinations in more complex and dynamic environments and modified sports activities.

The students and I went over the differences between locomotor movement and non-locomotor movement. We practiced various examples of both movements, then they were able to demonstrate locomotor movements by exhibiting their locomotor skills through various Locomotive Skill Relay Games. 

Month of September 10- 30 Day 1, Day 2, Day 3

Motor Skill Development 
(Fourth Grade) SOL: 4.1 The student will refine movement skills and demonstrate the ability to combine them in increasingly complex movement environments/activities.
 a) Demonstrate mature form for specialized locomotor, non-locomotor, and manipulative skill combinations in game and modified sports activities.

Motor Skill Development 
(Fifth Grade) SOL: 5.1 The student will demonstrate mature movement forms, create movement patterns, and begin to describe movement principles. a) Demonstrate mature form in locomotor, non-locomotor, and manipulative skill combinations in more complex and dynamic environments and modified sports activities.

The students reviewed and demonstrated various locomotive movements: skipping, galloping, walking, sliding, running. They also practiced their movements through a game called Team Ball Tag. 

Motor Skill Development 
(Fourth Grade) SOL: 4.1 The student will refine movement skills and demonstrate the ability to combine them in increasingly complex movement environments/activities.
 a) Demonstrate mature form for specialized locomotor, non-locomotor, and manipulative skill combinations in game and modified sports activities, to include overhand throw and catch with a partner while moving, overhand throw to a target for distance.

Motor Skill Development 
(Fifth Grade) SOL: 5.1 The student will demonstrate mature movement forms, create movement patterns, and begin to describe movement principles. a) Demonstrate mature form in locomotor, non-locomotor, and manipulative skill combinations in more complex and dynamic environments and modified sports activities, to include overhand and underhand throw and catch, execution to a target.

The students worked on manipulative skill combinations in learning how to properly throw and catch an object. We focused mainly on underhand throwing and the students were able to demonstrate "swing" "step" "throw" while facing towards their target.  They also learned how to "reach" "grab" "give" when catching an object.  The students continued to practice their skills through a game called
Fire and Ice Tag with Throwing and Catching.

Motor Skill Development
(Fourth Grade) SOL: 4.1 The student will refine movement skills and demonstrate the ability to combine them in increasingly complex movement environments/activities.
d) Demonstrate the use of pacing, speed, and endurance in a variety of activities

Motor Skill Development
(Fifth Grade) SOL: 5.1 The student will demonstrate mature movement forms, create movement patterns, and begin to describe movement principles.
e) Demonstrate accuracy in a variety of activities 

The students practiced demonstrating the correct form of a push-up. They partnered up, completed push ups, then they ran a practice Pacer in the gym.

Motor Skill Development
(Fourth Grade) SOL: 4.1 The student will refine movement skills and demonstrate the ability to combine them in increasingly complex movement environments/activities. a) Demonstrate mature form for specialized locomotor, non-locomotor, and manipulative skill combinations in games to include running and throwing with a partner.

Motor Skill Development
(Fifth Grade) SOL: 5.1 The student will demonstrate mature movement forms, create movement patterns, and begin to describe movement principles. a) Demonstrate mature form in locomotor, non-locomotor, and manipulative skill combinations in more complex and dynamic environments to include  running and throwing with a partner.

The students continued to work on their upper body strength in playing Partner High Fives (For Push Ups) and Partner Push Up Pass. The students also played a game called Superhero Tag, where they continued to work on cardiovascular stamina and upper body strength. 


Motor Skill Development
(Fourth Grade) SOL: 4.1 The student will refine movement skills and demonstrate the ability to combine them in increasingly complex movement environments/activities.    a) Demonstrate mature form for specialized locomotor, non-locomotor, and manipulative skill combinations in games to include overhand throw and catch with a partner while moving, overhand throw to a target for distance, and catching thrown objects. 

Motor Skill Development
(Fifth Grade) SOL: 5.1 The student will demonstrate mature movement forms, create movement patterns, and begin to describe movement principles. a) Demonstrate mature form in locomotor, non-locomotor, and manipulative skill combinations in more complex and dynamic environments to include overhand and underhand throw, catch, and execution to a target. 

The students reviewed underhand and overhand throwing, while catching a ball. Then they played a game called Collect the Treasure where they had to stand in a hula hoop and catch balls that are thrown underhand and overhand by the students in their groups. 

Month of October 1- October 30  Day 1, Day 2, Day 3

Motor Skill Development
(Fourth Grade) SOL: 4.1 The student will refine movement skills and demonstrate the ability to combine them in increasingly complex movement environments/activities. 
a) Demonstrate mature form for specialized locomotor, non-locomotor, and manipulative skill combinations in games to include overhand throw and catch with a partner while moving, overhand throw to a target for distance, and catching thrown objects. 

Motor Skill Development
(Fifth Grade) SOL: 5.1 The student will demonstrate mature movement forms, create movement patterns, and begin to describe movement principles. a) Demonstrate mature form in locomotor, non-locomotor, and manipulative skill combinations in more complex and dynamic environments to include overhand and underhand throw, catch, and execution to a target. 

The students will be starting the Football Unit. For the next couple of weeks, they will practice the fundamentals in holding/gripping a football, throwing, and catching a football to each other. The students will also practice aiming the football towards their targets in attempting to strike bowling pins with a football at various distances. 


Motor Skill Development
(Fourth Grade) SOL: 4.1 The student will refine movement skills and demonstrate the ability to combine them in increasingly complex movement environments/activities. 
a) Demonstrate mature form for specialized locomotor, non-locomotor, and manipulative skill combinations in games to include overhand throw and catch with a partner while moving, overhand throw to a target for distance, and catching thrown objects. 


 Motor Skill Development
(Fifth Grade) SOL: 5.1 The student will demonstrate mature movement forms, create movement patterns, and begin to describe movement principles. a) Demonstrate mature form in locomotor, non-locomotor, and manipulative skill combinations in more complex and dynamic environments to include overhand and underhand throw, catch, and execution to a target. 

The students continue to practice catching and throwing a football to each other. They practiced these skills in a game called Football Frenzy where they were all given an opportunity to throw and catch the the football to and from their peers. The students were also introduced to "offense" and "defense" in a game called Save the Statues. They were divided up into 2 teams where one team attempted to throw footballs to their teammates while the other team attempted to block or catch the footballs that were thrown. Then they switched positions and each team was given an opportunity to play offense or defense at least 2-3 times. 

Motor Skill Development
  (Fourth Grade) SOL: 4.1 The student will refine movement skills and demonstrate the ability to combine them in increasingly complex movement environments/activities. d) Demonstrate the use of pacing, speed, and endurance in a variety of activities.


Motor Skill Development
(Fifth Grade) SOL: 5.1 The student will demonstrate mature movement forms, create movement patterns, and begin to describe movement principles. d) Demonstrate use of space in a variety of activities.

The students have begun Physical Fitness Testing and today they ran the Pacer.  They also played a game called Pass and Score Tag, where they continued to practice throwing and catching the football to each other. 

Motor Skill Development
(Fourth Grade) SOL:  4.1 The student will refine movement skills and demonstrate the ability to combine them in increasingly complex movement environments/activities.  e) Demonstrate the ability to self-pace in a cardiovascular endurance activity.

Motor Skill Development
(Fifth Grade) SOL: 5.1 The student will demonstrate mature movement forms, create movement patterns, and begin to describe movement principles. e) Demonstrate accuracy in a variety of activities.


The students will continue with Physical Fitness Testing and they will be tested on Push Ups, Curl Ups, and Sit & Reach.

Motor Skill Development
(Fourth Grade) SOL:  4.1 The student will refine movement skills and demonstrate the ability to combine them in increasingly complex movement environments/activities.  e) Demonstrate the ability to self-pace in a cardiovascular endurance activity.

Motor Skill Development
(Fifth Grade) SOL: 5.1 The student will demonstrate mature movement forms, create movement patterns, and begin to describe movement principles. e) Demonstrate accuracy in a variety of activities.


The students will continue will complete Physical Fitness Testing and they will be tested on the Sit & Reach.

Motor Skill Development
(
Fourth Grade) SOL:  4.1 The student will refine movement skills and demonstrate the ability to combine them in increasingly complex movement environments/activities.  a) Dribbling and passing soccer ball with varying speed while moving.

Motor Skill Development
(Fifth Grade) SOL: 5.1 The student will demonstrate mature movement forms, create movement patterns, and begin to describe movement principles. a) Foot dribble with mature form in a more complex and dynamic environment.  d)Demonstrate the use of space in a variety of activities.

The students have started the Soccer Unit and today they practiced basic dribbling skills. They also practiced passing the soccer ball to each other in a safe manner. 

Motor Skill Development
(
Fourth Grade) SOL:  4.1 The student will refine movement skills and demonstrate the ability to combine them in increasingly complex movement environments/activities.  a) Dribbling and passing soccer ball with varying speed while moving.

Motor Skill Development
(Fifth Grade) SOL: 5.1 The student will demonstrate mature movement forms, create movement patterns, and begin to describe movement principles. a) Foot dribble with mature form in a more complex and dynamic environment.  d)Demonstrate the use of space in a variety of activities.

The students continue to practice dribbling the soccer ball around cones.  They also practiced juggling skills and kicking the soccer ball to each other in a safe manner. 

Month of October 31-November 26  Day 1, Day 2, Day 3

Motor Skill Development
(
Fourth Grade) SOL:  4.1 The student will refine movement skills and demonstrate the ability to combine them in increasingly complex movement environments/activities.  a) Dribbling and passing soccer ball with varying speed while moving.

Motor Skill Development
(Fifth Grade) SOL: 5.1 The student will demonstrate mature movement forms, create movement patterns, and begin to describe movement principles. a) Foot dribble with mature form in a more complex and dynamic environment.  d)Demonstrate the use of space in a variety of activities. g) Apply concepts of direction and force to strike an object with purpose and accuracy.

The students played a game called "Sideline Soccer" and they continue to learn about offense, defense, and kicking the soccer ball accurately to score points. The students took turns being players and goalies. 


Motor Skill Development
(
Fourth Grade) SOL:  4.1 The student will refine movement skills and demonstrate the ability to combine them in increasingly complex movement environments/activities.  a) Dribbling and passing soccer ball with varying speed while moving.

Motor Skill Development
(Fifth Grade) SOL: 5.1 The student will demonstrate mature movement forms, create movement patterns, and begin to describe movement principles. a) Foot dribble with mature form in a more complex and dynamic environment.  d)Demonstrate the use of space in a variety of activities. g) Apply concepts of direction and force to strike an object with purpose and accuracy.


The students played a game called "Red Light, Green Light" and they had to focus on dribbling the soccer ball as fast as they could without losing control of the ball.  The students practiced various skills such as dribbling, speed, and control when using a soccer ball. 

Motor Skill Development
(
Fourth Grade) SOL:  4.1 The student will refine movement skills and demonstrate the ability to combine them in increasingly complex movement environments/activities.  a) Dribbling and passing soccer ball with varying speed while moving.

Motor Skill Development
(Fifth Grade) SOL: 5.1 The student will demonstrate mature movement forms, create movement patterns, and begin to describe movement principles. a) Foot dribble with mature form in a more complex and dynamic environment.  d)Demonstrate the use of space in a variety of activities. g) Apply concepts of direction and force to strike an object with purpose and accuracy.

 
The students demonstrated teamwork, cooperation, offense and defense strategies in playing Crab Soccer.
Motor Skill Development
(
Fourth Grade) SOL:  4.1 The student will refine movement skills and demonstrate the ability to combine them in increasingly complex movement environments/activities.  a) Dribbling and passing soccer ball with varying speed while moving.

Motor Skill Development
(Fifth Grade) SOL: 5.1 The student will demonstrate mature movement forms, create movement patterns, and begin to describe movement principles. a) Foot dribble with mature form in a more complex and dynamic environment.  d)Demonstrate the use of space in a variety of activities. g) Apply concepts of direction and force to strike an object with purpose and accuracy.

 
The students demonstrated teamwork, cooperation, offense and defense strategies in playing Indoor and Outdoor Soccer.

Month of December 2- 20  Days 1, Days 2, Days 3

Motor Skill Development
(Fourth Grade) SOL: 4.1 The student will refine movement skills and demonstrate the ability to combine them in increasingly complex movement environments/activities.  a) Demonstrate the use of space in a variety of activities to include striking a ball and underhand volley/strike, with a partner or in a group setting. 

Motor Skill Development
(Fifth Grade) SOL: 5.1 
The student will demonstrate mature movement forms, create movement patterns, and begin to describe movement principles. a) Consecutive striking with a partner over a net or against a wall, and striking a ball while stationary and moving. f) Demonstrate the use of force in a variety of activities.  g) Apply concepts of direction and force to strike an object with force and accuracy.

The students have started the Volleyball Unit and they will practice bump sets, setting, serving, and practice offense and defense strategies when playing Volleyball games. The students will be in the Volleyball Unit all the way up to Winter Break.

Month of January 6- 31 Days 1, Days 2, Days 3

Motor Skill Development
(Fourth Grade) SOL: 4.1 b) Create and perform a dance sequence with an apparent beginning, middle, and end that integrates levels, pathways, and locomotor patterns.

4.1 b) Create and perform a dance sequence with an apparent beginning, middle, and end that integrates levels, pathways, and locomotor patterns.

4.1 d) Demonstrate the use of pacing, speed, and endurance in a variety of activities

4.1 e) Demonstrate the ability to self-pace in a cardiovascular endurance activity.

Motor Skill Development

(Fifth Grade) SOL: 5.1 c) Create and perform individual or group rhythm/dance sequences

5.1 d) Demonstrate the use of space in a variety of activities

5.1 a) Demonstrate mature form in locomotor skills to include running and skipping.

During the month of January, the students have begun their Dance Unit, completed running activities, and Circuit Training. They will finish up the month with a midyear assessment on Physical Fitness Training: (pacer, curl ups, push ups, sit & reach).


Month of February 3-28  Days 1, Days 2, Days 3

Health Units: Immune System and Nutrition

(Fourth Grade) SOL:  4.1 a: Identify the major structures and functions of the immune system

SOL: 4.1 c, d, e:  Nutrients needed for proper brain function, Impact of fats, carbohydrates, protein, and Impact of nutrients on growth and development


Health Units: Integumentary System and Nutrition
(Fifth Grade) SOL: 5.1 a: Identify the major structures  and functions of the integumentary system (skin, hair, nails)

SOL: 5.1 b: Identify the major structures and functions of the eyes and ear

SOL: 5.1 d: Impacts of nutrients on growth and development


Month of March 2-31  Days 1, Days 2, Days 3

Continue with 4th and 5th Grade Health Systems

Cooperative Games
4.4 a: Identify a group goal and the strategies needed for successful completion while working productively and respectfully with others

5.4 e: Demonstrate respectful behavior in physical activity settings

Games: Castle Ball, Elf Express, Jailbreak

4th Grade Classes
Day 1..... Hawkins
Day 2..... Patterson

Day 3..... Feagin

5th Grade Classes Day 1.... Wooten
Day 2.... Garay
Day 3.... Vilchek