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December Health

Week 1 : When the students researched their chosen disease or syndrome, they created powerpoints that contained a 5-10 minute video that they felt represented their topic well. Each student had a different topic and each student did a great job explaining what they researched through their powerpoint presentation. This week, we will watch some […]

December PE

Week 1 & 2: stretch, 5 minute timed run (outside if possible) circuit training 1 set  (new circuit = backward run, wall sit, power squats, side shuffle, plank, mtn. climbers, box jumps, crab walk, burpees, jumping jacks) Finish ZUMBA/YOGA Units Week 3 & 4: (CHRISTMAS BREAK – Week 4) 10 minute walk, stretch circuit training […]

November Health

Week 1 : Finish up Infectious Diseases Booklet with partner – 2 pages summarized for each section of chapter 23 Section 1 = nature of diseases p. 524-527 Section 2 = body’s defenses p. 528-533 Section 3 = development p. 534-537 Section 4 = common diseases p. 538-541 Notes on videos:  Viruses and Bacteria Week […]

November PE

Week 1: stretch with weight training class and finish up SPRINT TRAINING – form & technique essential for fastest & most efficient running (upper body, hands, arms throughout and push foot for start) timed 50 yard dash Week 2 & 3:  (THANKSGIVING BREAK – Week 4)   circuit training 1 set  (new circuit = backward […]

October Health

Week 1 : FINISH ATHLETE PRESENTATIONS (paper, poster, video clips) Week 2:   Define new terms from next unit – Infectious Diseases (look at chart on p. 540) bacteria viruses pathogens inflammation immunizations vaccine antibiotics common cold rubella hepatitis tuberculosis mono chicken pox pertussis meningitis rabies -Watch video on bacteria & viruses – take notes, […]

October PE

Week 1 & 2: stretch, 5 minute timed run outside if possible circuit training 1 set  (new circuit = backward run, wall sit, power squats, side shuffle, plank, mtn. climbers, box jumps, crab walk, burpees, jumping jacks) BASKETBALL UNIT / HAND BALL UNIT relay race type drills to warm up (partners/groups) with dribbling, passing, & […]

September PE

Continue with Fitnessgram final assessments – (1 mile Run & pushups). Warmup/interval run training combined with Weight Training class at the start of each class. Week 1 & 2: stretch, 5 minute timed run outside if possible circuit training 1 set  (pushups , sit ups, lunges, squats, step ups, calf raises, triceps, biceps, jump rope) […]

September Health

Week 1 : Journal Entry: describe a personal experience where you have been involved in an emergency type situation or needed first aid in some way. Watch First Aid/Emergency video, take notes and the 40 question quiz throughout the video to check for previous knowledge on variety of subjects dealing with first aid and emergency […]

August PE 2017

Physical Education (6th – 8th grade) The LaFayette Middle School Physical Education Staff provides the student with the opportunity to develop the body, mind, and spirit. It is our desire to create an atmosphere of wellness in the classroom that will hopefully extend into the community. The foundation of our program lies in physical fitness, […]

August Health 2017

Welcome back to school!! I hope everyone had a wonderful summer full of fun with friends and family! We will begin this year with nutrition & a snapshot of the semester:                                           Course Description & Outline: Health Education is a semester course that provides students the opportunity to learn through a […]

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