• Welcome to ... Health & Physical Education Grade 6/8
     

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    D.C. Pixie Roane
    6th & 8th/Health & Physical Education
    6th Grade Health Education: Introduction to Human Sexuality
    8th Grade Health Education: Health and Wellness
    6th, 7th, and 8th Physical Education: P.E. "L.I.F.E." (Learning Is For Everyone.) Physical Education through Non-Traditional Activities.

    Course Overview/Outline

    Unit 1:    Basic TumblingTumbling

                    An introduction to basic Gymnastic and Acrobatic tumbling skills. Skills will include elements that deal with rolls, cartwheels,tripods and handstand elements. Students will be doing movement with enhances muscular strength, muscular endurance as well as flexibility.

     

    Unit 2:    Rope Jumping and Fitness   Group Jump

     
     

                                    An introduction to various forms ofrope jumping including: American Group Single, American Double and Chinese rope jumping. Students will experience skills in the individual and group rope jumping skills which include compulsory rope skills, speed jumping skills and freestyle skills. Students will continue to do movement which enhances muscular strength, muscular endurance as well as flexibility.

     

    Unit 3:    Fencing     Fencer  



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                                    In this specialty core, students willbe introduced to the “Art of Fencing.” Lessons will include basic footwork, blade work point drills (with foils), basic rules about safety and the game, and beginning bouting. Again, due to the specialty of this unit core, students will be informed of what is needed for participation in the unit. Students will continue to do movement which enhances muscular strength, muscular endurance as well as flexibility.

     

    I truly hope your 6thgrader enjoys the specialized units designed for them. If there are any questions or concerns about any of the units your 6th grader will be experiencing, please contact me using the above information.

    Sincerely,

     

    D.C. Pixie Roane

    Physical Education Grade 6