4th Grade Physical Education
Physical Education 4 provides students with a complete physical education experience where they not only learn how to live healthier lifestyles, but they are also taught and encouraged to be active every day. The course begins with an introduction to the requirements for completing the course successfully. Students must participate in, and document, at least 36 hours of organized, supervised physical activity within a PE Log. Then, students move into the content, which ranges in topics from the five components of physical fitness and safety, rules, and etiquette to various new, fun, and challenging activities and exercise techniques. Before attempting each activity, students receive instruction on the basic elements and the proper execution of each movement so that they can get the most benefits from the exercise. Regardless of the activity the student is asked to do within a given day, they are encouraged to get up and move for a certain amount of time within each lesson. This expectation helps them to create a routine-like schedule. Students can be active by performing different exercises, engaging in different activities, or by using items from their grade-appropriate physical education kits, which are available to purchase. This kit, which is designed to work in conjunction with the course content, contains age-appropriate exercise and activity items. Adaptive physical education activities are available for this course.