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Physical Education

Grading policy

Participation is 70% of the grade.  Being changed into appropriate clothing and being to class on time means you're able to earn your grade for that class.  Everyday in class students are graded on participation using a rubric from 0-5 points.

 Daily Scoring Rubric
Participation is on a 5 point scale:   70% based on 40 classes;  5 possible points per day.

5 (100%) - Student is actively engaged in all activities.  Student is always listening when the teacher is talking.  Student consistently participates in all activities safely.  Student is always behaving in a respectful manner in both individual & group settings.  Student displays consistent effort when learning and executing all of the skills, rules/conventions/activity etiquette and strategies during all the activities.  Student encourages other to do their best.  Student assists teachers as well as fellow students.

4 4 (80%) - Student is actively engages in most activities.  Student almost always listens when the teacher is talking.  Student participates in most activities safely.  Student rarely behaves in a disruptive manner in both individual & group settings.  Student displays effort when learning and executing most of the skills, rules/conventions/activity etiquette and strategies during all the activities.  Student gives support to others.  Student offers to assist teachers and others often.

3 (60%) - Student is actively engages in some activities.  Student usually listens when the teacher is talking.  Student participates in most activities safely.  Student is sometimes disruptive during the class in an individual / group settings.  Student displays inconsistent effort when learning and executing some of the skills, rules/conventions/activity etiquette and strategies during all the activities. student tries to give support to others.  Student occasionally assists teacher or others.

2 (40%) - Student is actively engaged in a few activities.  Student occasionally listens when the teacher is talking.  Student participates in limited activities safely.  Student is often disruptive during the class in an individual / group settings.  Student displays inconsistent effort when learning and executing a few of the skills, rules/conventions/activity etiquette and strategies during all the activities.  Student rarely offers to support others.  Student will assist teacher or others if asked.

1 (20%) - Student is not engaged in most of the activities.  Student rarely listens when the teacher is talking.  Student usually does not participate unless prompted by the teacher.  Student is consistently disruptive during the class in an individual / group settings.  Student displays inconsistent effort when learning and executing most of the skills, rules/conventions/activity etiquette and strategies during all the activities.  Student does not show support for others.  Student will not assist teacher or others.

0 (0%) - Student does not participate in the class.  Student is absent.  Student cuts the class.  Student is removed from class for inappropriate/dangerous behavior.

Knowledge and/or Skill
Knowledge and/or skill is 20% of a student's grade.  Google Blogger, homework, quizzes, classroom assessment and projects are a few of the methods for determining a student's knowledge and/or skill grade.  Students will also be required to take a pre-assessment test at the beginning of the semester and a post-assessment test at the end of the semester.

 

Physical Fitness Testing
Fitness testing is 10% of a student's grade and will receive 5% for completing the fitness test, despite the results.  For each test item (push ups, sits ups, flexibility, mile run and pacer) that is in the healthy zone, student receives 1%.

 

Interims
Each semester, students will receive 3 interim reports in PE.  This report is to notify the student and guardian about current performance in class as well as any assignments, classes or quizzes the student must make up.  The first quarter and the third quarter report card grades are considered interims in Physical Education. The final grade is received at the end of the year and will be in their high school transcript.


Make-ups
Make-ups for being absent and unprepared will be conducted on every Tuesday and Thursday in the West Gymnasium from 2:35-3:10 throughout the semester. Students must be on time and changed for activity and have a pre-signed pass by their PE teacher.  When a student is absent, they must make contact with their teacher as soon as they return to school. Students must make up the class within the quarter the absence or unprepared occurred. Students must attend two after-school sessions in order to make up one class. Students also have the ability to attend a make-up during their study hall. Arrangements must be made ahead of time with the PE teacher in order for the student to attend an age appropriate class.

 

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