Mr. Anderson

Welcome to Physical Education & Health!

This year we will be covering a broad range of topics aimed at giving you the tools to lead a happy and healthy life. Physical Education will cover many topics from exercise and stretching techniques to sport specific skills. Each grade has their own section of Health Education with their own fun and exciting topics!

Physical Education

Physical Education is an integral part of the overall education experience. It provides an opportunity for physical, mental, emotional and social development. The curriculum at MHMS is designed to promote a healthy lifestyle through active participation in a wide variety of sports, games and teambuilding activities. Emphasis is placed on individual growth and promoting life-long physical fitness. Class periods usually include a warm-up activity followed by dynamic stretching, specific skill practice/small group work, and then a sport/fitness activity or game-play.

Course Goals:

- To develop a basic knowledge of fitness and sports skills, strategies, safety and sportsmanship.

-To encourage growth through positive interaction with others in individual and team activities. (Strong focus on teamwork and cooperation).

-To develop personal accountability and leaderships skills, encourage the proper care of personal and school property, and to respect the rights of other students.

- To instill a life-long attitude of positive use of leisure time through activity at school, home, and in the community

Course Curriculum Outline:

Community/teambuilding problem solving activities/challenges

Fitness/Conditioning and assessment activities

Basketball

Team Handball

Floor Hockey

Soccer

Lacross

Volleyball/Badminton

Whiffle ball/ Kickball

Flag Football

Ultimate Frisbee

Grading System:

Each Trimester each student will start with a grade of 100%. One point will be lost for not having the following the following

- Uniform/preparation (having proper uniform/ foot wear)

- Active participation/effort (giving your best effort/not giving up)

- Attitude/sportsmanship (no negativity, respectful, cooperative)

- Class conduct (Listen to and follow directions/expectations without argument)


Uniform/Preparation Requirements:

The required green MHMS shorts and Grey MHMS t-shirts must be worn each class.

Sneakers and socks must be worn at all times. For safety reasons, sneakers must be tied properly at all times.

*A third missed uniform day, and every miss to follow, will result in a detention.

* If there is a legitimate reason for not having a uniform please bring a signed note from a parent/guardian explaining the situation.

Tardiness will result in a loss of a uniform/preparation point for the day.

*The third incident of tardiness, and each tardiness to follow, will result in a detention. If you are tardy due to being with another teacher please bring a note from that teacher

* Every student starts each trimester with a clean slate for uniform and tardiness


Classroom Expectations:

Be on time, in uniform, and ready for class to start.

Practice good manners and courtesy to teachers and other students (put downs or disrespect of any kind will NOT be tolerated).

Listen to and follow directions without argument.

Respect school facilities and equipment (use equipment for intended purpose, keep gym and locker rooms clean)

No Equipment in the locker rooms (doing so will result in a detention)

No food or drink (except water) allowed in the gym. If you have snack during PE please eat it in the locker room and throw away your trash.

Stop everything you are doing when you hear my whistle.

Include others, be a good sport and work together with your teammates.

Give your best effort

Injury or Illness: Any student who needs to be medically excused from physical education class must have a note from a parent/guardian or the nurse.

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8th Grade Health

Welcome to 8th Grade Health! Health is a trimester long course that is a vital part of middle school education. We will be covering a broad range of topics including areas of mental, physical, and social health. Throughout the course you will be encouraged to strive to acquire self-responsibility and skills to promote total wellness for yourself now and throughout your life.

Required Course Materials (bring these to EVERY class):

• Three ring binder with either a single subject notebook or loose leaf paper inside

• A pen or pencil

• Assignment notebook

Course Curriculum Outline: (may be subject to change)

• Body systems

• Body image, self-esteem and disordered eating

• Nutrition Review

• Alcohol and other substances (4 categories of drugs)

• Reproductive system/human development

• Non-communicable Diseases


Grading System

• Classwork/ Homework (20%)

• You will often complete individual or group class assignments/activities

• Homework assignments will be on my webpage as well as written on the board each class

• Homework is due the next scheduled class unless otherwise noted

• Projects (25%)

• There will be a few projects over the trimester; details to come.

• Quizzes

• Some lessons will be followed by a short quiz on the next day of class.

• Tests (35%)

• Most units will be followed by a test

• We will do a full review before each test

• Failed tests can be retaken for an average of the two scores

Classroom Expectations:

• Be on time and in assigned seat when bell rings

• ALWAYS bring your health binder, pen/pencil, and assignment notebook

• Raise your hand

• Listen to and respect everyone.

• Don’t ask about gym.

Snack Policy

You are in health class…..bring a healthy snack! Fruits, veggies, granola bar, crackers, and bagels are ok. Snacks that require preparation or utensils of any kind are better left for lunch time.

Extra Credit

• Check my homepage for extra credit opportunities.


7th Grade Health

Welcome to 7th Grade Health! Health is a trimester long course that is a vital part of middle school education. We will be covering a broad range of topics including areas of mental, physical, and social health. Throughout the course you will be encouraged to strive to acquire self-responsibility and skills to promote total wellness for yourself now and throughout your life.

Required Course Materials (bring these to EVERY class):

• Three ring binder with either a single subject notebook or loose leaf paper inside

• A pen or pencil

• Assignment notebook

Course Curriculum Outline: (may be subject to change)

- Wellness: physical, social, mental and emotional health

- Goal Setting

- First aid for emergencies

- Nutrition and Fitness

- Bullying/peer pressure resistance

- Reproductive Health/Puberty

- Tobacco, alcohol and other drugs

Grading System

• Classwork/ Homework (20%)

• You will often complete individual or group class assignments/activities

• Homework assignments will be on my webpage as well as written on the board each class

• Homework is due the next scheduled class unless otherwise noted

• Projects (25%)

• There will be a few projects over the trimester; details to come.

• Quizzes

• Some lessons will be followed by a short quiz on the next day of class.

• Tests (35%)

• Most units will be followed by a test

• We will do a full review before each test

• Failed tests can be retaken for an average of the two scores

Classroom Expectations:

• Be on time and in assigned seat when bell rings

• ALWAYS bring your health binder, pen/pencil, and assignment notebook

• Raise your hand

• Listen to and respect everyone.

• Don’t ask about gym.

Snack Policy

You are in health class…..bring a healthy snack! Fruits, veggies, granola bar, crackers, and bagels are ok. Snacks that require preparation or utensils of any kind are better left for lunch time.

Extra Credit

• Check my homepage for extra credit opportunities.

6th Grade Health

Welcome to 6th Grade Health! Health is a trimester long course that is a vital part of middle school education. We will be covering a broad range of topics including areas of mental, physical, and social health. Throughout the course you will be encouraged to strive to acquire self-responsibility and skills to promote total wellness for yourself now and throughout your life.

Required Course Materials (bring these to EVERY class):

• Three ring binder with either a single subject notebook or loose leaf paper inside

• A pen or pencil

• Assignment notebook

Course Curriculum Outline: (may be subject to change)

- Wellness: the health triangle of physical, social, mental/emotional health

- Relationships: family, friends, conflict resolution

- Goal setting and decision making

- Nutrition and fitness

- Physical development, puberty and personal hygiene

- Peer pressure resistance/bullying

- Tobacco: peer/media influence

Grading System

• Classwork/ Homework (20%)

• You will often complete individual or group class assignments/activities

• Homework assignments will be on my webpage as well as written on the board each class

• Homework is due the next scheduled class unless otherwise noted

• Projects (25%)

• There will be a few projects over the trimester; details to come.

• Quizzes

• Some lessons will be followed by a short quiz on the next day of class.

• Tests (35%)

• Most units will be followed by a test

• We will do a full review before each test

• Failed tests can be retaken for an average of the two scores

Classroom Expectations:

• Be on time and in assigned seat when bell rings

• ALWAYS bring your health binder, pen/pencil, and assignment notebook

• Raise your hand

• Listen to and respect everyone.

• Don’t ask about gym.

Snack Policy

You are in health class…..bring a healthy snack! Fruits, veggies, granola bar, crackers, and bagels are ok. Snacks that require preparation or utensils of any kind are better left for lunch time.

Extra Credit

• Check my homepage for extra credit opportunities.

Missing Homework Policy

Missing Homework Policy

  • If you are absent the day h/w is assigned, check my website and hand in homework on assigned due date (if you know you will be absent please see me beforehand).
  • If you are absent the day it’s due, hand in following class
  • If h/w is missing for any other reason it may be turned in the following class for half credit. If you fail to hand in h/w the following class it will be a zero.
  • *Health never meets two days in a row and homework assignments should not take more than 20 minutes so it is expected that you hand in your assignments on time

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