EX – Physical Education Make-Up
Homebound Students /Dr. Excuses during school year
Completion of course requirement for Physical Education class
Note: One Marking Period.
All students with a doctor’s note have the choice of completing letters A and B OR letter C below to obtain a marking period grade.
(Letters A and B must be completed by all students on homebound, without access to the Shared T drive of the high school.)
Once Letter A and B are completed, and the student remains on a doctor’s note, but is in school, letter C must be completed for a marking period grade.
The choice of an “EX” is also an option given to all students, the EX will not effect the passing of physical education for the year, if only given during one marking period.
A. Creation of a power point presentation on a topic of choice by your instructor.
a. Each presentation must be a minimum of 25 slides in length.
b. The presentation must contain the history of the sport, current rules and regulations of playing fields, etc.
c. Topics of interest may include Olympic participation, professional leagues, or current players of interest (nationally or internationally)
d. Tournaments or other competitions
The power point must be received by the instructor prior to the last day of the marking period.
Each power point must be deposited in the shared T drive of your instructors drop folder, or given to the instructor on a CD.
B. Creation of a study guide from the student generated power point. This study guide must contain a minimum of 20 questions, the answers of which may be found within the power point.
Ex: (Soccer power point) How many players are on a soccer team?
C. Completion of the Physical Fitness Packet
Each student will complete letter A, B, C, and D. Letter E will be completed upon meeting with the instructor and a determination made for appropriate fitness goals based on the ability level of the student. (Consideration is taken for students on a doctor’s note.)
O - will be possible for the student, if he/she completes both A and B, OR C above in their entirety and in an outstanding manner.
S - will be possible for the student is he/she completes letter A and letter B OR C, but does not put forth outstanding effort in their completion.
*** If a student fails to complete both letter A and B or C above, no grade will be given for the marking period, the student grade will remain an EX.
A student on a doctor’s note for only a portion of the marking period may complete only letters A for class credit for the days missed. Letters B and C is only for those missing the entire marking period. (Consult with individual physical education teachers to determine the appropriate course of action.)
All students must earn three points to pass the year in physical education. An O (outstanding) awards two points, an S (satisfactory) earns one point. An EX earns no points.
Physical Fitness Packet
Complete the following:
A. View the Obesity trends Power Point on the T-drive, class materials,
Write a paper comparing the changes in the obesity trends from 1985 to 2005. Include answers to the following questions? (Note paper must be typed.)
1. What areas of the country are growing in obesity at a faster rate? Why do you think these areas are being affected in this way? (Give a minimum of three reasons – personal opinion.)
2. Why is the obesity trend a huge problem for the
3. What illnesses have been documented due to increased obesity?
4. Discuss elements influencing these unhealthy behaviors leading to obesity.
B. Body Mass Index Calculation
1. Read the Body Mass Index Handouts
2. Ask the school nurse, school trainer, or your teacher to weigh and measure you.
3. Transfer these figures onto the BMI Test paper.
4. Calculate your BMI using the chart on the reverse side of the paper.
5. Record your disease risk, according to the chart on the BMI test sheet.
View the Physical Health Power Point on the T-drive, class materials,
C. Target Heart Rate Calculation
1. By using the information presented in the power point, calculate your personal target heart rate range (60 – 80%). Also add on the BMI test sheet your maximum attainable heart rate. (220 – age).
D. Write a paper answering the following questions, based on the fitness power point. (Note: Paper must be typed.)
1. What are the four physical benefits of exercise?
2. What are the five components of fitness, describe the benefits to you of each component.
3. Describe the difference between an aerobic and an anaerobic exercise, list five types of each.
4. Describe the meaning to the FITT principle.
E. Personal Fitness Goals
(NOTE: Personal Fitness Goals may be altered based on the ability of each student as noted in the doctor’s note on file in the nurse’s office.)
1. Develop fitness goals using the Personal Goal sheet.
2. Develop a fitness program, which will be followed each week, including the following:
a. Cardio (aerobic) fitness minimum of 30 minutes three times per week.
b. Muscular Strength – performed a minimum of 2 times each week. (personal choice)
c. Muscular Endurance – weight amounts must be listed and increased each consecutive week.
d. Flexibility exercises must be listed, and performed following a minimum of a 5 minute cardio warm up.
e. Body Composition goals must be listed. (3 minimum)
f. Time and Stress Management goals must be listed and followed. (See handout.)
F. Use the following to record your above choices for physical activity, verified by a signature. (Note: One must be completed per week.)
(Level of activity B, Avg., H are noted in the Physical Health Power Point – check for detailed answers.)
One chart must be completed each week.