Physical Education 9-12

Madison High School

Health and Physical Education Department

Physical Education 9-12

Course Description

Physical Education is a required subject in the state of New Jersey and all students must successfully complete four years in order to graduate from high school.  The curriculum is a balanced approach to physical education with aligns itself with the New Jersey Core Curriculum Content Standards set forth by the New Jersey Department of Education.

 

New Jersey Core Curriculum Content Standards:

Standard 2.1 (Wellness) All students will learn and apply health promotion concepts and skills to support a healthy, active lifestyle.

Standard 2.2 (Integrated Skills) All students will use health-enhancing personal, interpersonal, and life skills to support a healthy, active lifestyle.

Standard 2.3 (Drugs and Medicines) All students will learn and apply information about alcohol, tobacco, other drugs and medicines to make decisions that support a healthy, active lifestyle.

Standard 2.4 (Human Relationships and Sexuality)  All students will learn the physical, emotional, and social aspects of human relationships and sexuality and apply these concepts to support a healthy, active lifestyle.

Standard 2.5 (Motor Skill Development) All students will utilize safe, efficient, and effective movement to develop and maintain a healthy, active lifestyle.

Standard 2.6 (Fitness) All students will apply health-related and skill-related fitness concepts and skills to develop and maintain a healthy, active lifestyle.

The curriculum seeks to provide each student with the tools and experiences necessary for a lifetime commitment to physical fitness and health.  It does this through student’s participation in a variety of health, sport and physical activities.  The Health and Physical Education program provides students with four class meetings per week for three marking periods and one marking period of health.

 

Physical Education Units

Team Sports:

Basketball

Flag football

Floor Hockey

Lacrosse

Soccer

Softball

Speedball

Volleyball

Individual Sports:

Badminton

Paddleball

Ping Pong

Tennis

 

 

 

 

Fitness

Weight Room

President’s Physical Fitness Testing

Aerobics

Abdominal routines

Pilates

Indoor Physical Education Games

Kickball

Dodge-ball

Whiffle-ball

New Games

Adventure Education

Low Ropes Challenge course

Cooperative and Team Building Activities

 

Evaluation

Student Participation

Preparedness

Effort

Skill Development