PHYSICAL EDUCATION I: This class emphasizes health-related fitness components and developing the skills and habits necessary for a lifetime of activity and wellness. This course provides students with opportunities to achieve and maintain a health-enhancing level of physical fitness and increase their knowledge of fitness concepts. This program also includes skill development and the application of rules and strategies of complex difficulty in at least three different movement forms: The movement forms may include: health-related fitness activities (cardiorespiratory endurance, muscular strength and endurance, flexibility, and body composition, aerobic exercise, team sports, individual and dual sports, outdoor pursuits, aquatics, recreational games. Assessments includes both written and performance-based skill evaluations.
Number of Periods per Semester: One
Grade Level: 9-10
Course Prerequisites: None
Tryout : None
Counselor Approval Required: No
Dual Credit: None
Diploma Path: Directed Elective or Elective for All Diploma Paths
Quantitative Reasoning: No
Other: Students should complete PE I before the end of their sophomore year.