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Recreational Games Syllabus

Welcome to Bartlett HS Recreational Games
Welcome to Recreation Games! We are so excited YOU are at Bartlett High School!

Course Description:
This course is designed to introduce a variety of lifetime and team sports that promote an active, healthy lifestyle which will lead to improved mental, physical, social, and emotional health. A fitness component will also be involved to help increase the activity level and combat childhood obesity.
Objectives:
1. To improve your overall fitness level and well-being (physical, social, mental and emotional health).
2. To gain a better knowledge and develop skills in a variety of sports and activities.
3. To foster a sense of teamwork, cooperation and better communication.
4. To increase the quality of our lives through exercise.
5. To complete the SHAPE fitness requirements as mandated by the state.
Activities
Frisbee Pole Volleyball
Tether Ball Badminton
Tennis Wiffle Ball
Bowling Basketball
Handball Kick Ball
Pickleball Soccer
Ultimate Frisbee Flag Football
Scooter Football Fitness Stations

If you have any questions please email me at aland@bartlettschools.org


Course Syllabus
2019-20 Bartlett High School
RECREATIONAL GAMES COURSE SYLLABUS

DEPARTMENT: Wellness TEACHER: Land
COURSE TITLE: Recreational Games
COURSE Credit: .5 (Graduation Requirement)
EMAIL: aland@bartlettschools.org PHONE:901-373-2620

1. COURSE DESCRIPTION:
Students in Recreational Games will be exposed to a variety of individual, dual, and team sports that will provide lifetime carry over value. Students will be engaged in activities throughout the semester to improve their physical fitness levels.

2. Uniforms:
In an effort to provide student safety, encourage good personal hygiene and limit distractions in the learning environment, students will dress in appropriate clothing.

When in the gym, students must be prepared for class by changing into appropriate footwear and athletic wear,
• T-shirt, shorts, socks, and tennis-shoes are required. The t-shirt may not have any vulgar language or images and dark colored shorts are preferred and should come to the top of one’s knee. Shorts cannot be jeans or khakis and should not have belt loops.

3. TEXTBOOKS: Not Applicable
4. INSTRUCTIONAL STRATEGIES:
• Demonstration and Practice
• Individual Skill Development Practice
• Small Group Skill Development Practice
• Lecture and Discussion
• Tournament Play
• Instructional Videos
5. ASSESSMENT STRATEGIES:
• Daily Attendance, Participation, and Punctuality
• Skills Assessment
• Paper-Pencil Testing
• PACER TEST
• Observation

6. CLASSROOM POLICIES AND RULES:

Students are expected to exhibit a proper work ethic and responsibility in the classroom.
Disciplinary actions will be taken if students violate policies as stated in the student's handbook and/or the following physical education policies & rules. This may include loss of points, loss of privileges, administration intervention and/or loss of credit for the course.

• No food or beverages will be allowed in the gym facility.
• Students will report for roll in uniform five minutes after the roll call.
• If a student is unable to participate in the day's activities, they must present a written note from a
Parent/guardian. The student will still be expected to dress out for class.
• If an illness/injury lasts longer than 3 days, a doctor's note is required.
• The student must bring a release from a doctor to give the student permission to return to
class activities after an injury/illness.

CELL PHONES IN THE CLASSROOM:
• Electronic devices of all kinds will not be allowed in class.

HALL PASSES: No one will be allowed to leave class without teacher permission.

7. ATTENDANCE:

• Students are required to attend class regularly.
• Students are expected to be in class on time.Students arriving tardy to class will be given an initial warning. If an issue arrives with being tardy, parents will be notified and if it continues will be referred to administration.
• Truancy will be recorded if the student leaves the class early.

8. OTHER ITEMS RELATED TO THE CLASS:

• Students are responsible to keep physical education and street clothes locked up in their own lockers that are issued by the school.
• Instructors will not open other student's lockers for any reason.
• All students are expected to dress out daily.
• Be respectful of locker rooms and other physical education facilities.
• Students should not utilize equipment unless directed by the instructor.
• Immediately report any injury or illness that has occurred during class time.

• Please use your best judgment when storing belongings in the gym. Students are responsible for their personal belongings. Things of major value to a student should be kept in a safe place and if possible with the student. If students are not comfortable with storing valuables in the gym while in class, they should not bring those valuables to the class.




Grading Procedures

GRADING POLICIES:
Class grades are determined by the total amount of points at the end of the 9weeks with the grading scale listed below. However, select assignments are worth a certain percentage (*) of the total Class Grade. Points are earned in several ways including, but not limited to Participation, Classwork, Test, Quizzes, Homework, and other Outside Assignments.

100-90 A
89-80 B
79-70 C
69-65 D
64 and below… F


Daily Grades – 70%
• Participation
• Dressing out
• Safety practices and skill assessments

Written test and Skills test – 30%

Dress Out/Participation:
Students are required to dress out and participate daily.
Only a doctor’s note and one parent note will be accepted as an excuse for not participating.
All personal belongings will be locked in the locker room during class.
If the student has valuables, those may be handed in to the teacher.

1st 9 weeks Sports Calendar
Each week we will learn a different sport. The sports curriculum is decided based on college intramural sports.

Week 1 Class Rules/ Class Exercises/Acts of Kindness Course Project
Week 2 Fitness Stations
Week 3 Frisbee Pole
Week 4 Ultimate Frisbee
Week 5 Kickball
Week 6 Soccer
Week 7 Wiffleball
Week 8 Flag football
Week 9 Lacrosse

These sports are subject to change due to equipment availability.
Education:

2008 Bartlett High School
B.S. Freed-Hardeman University


Teaching Experience:
4 yrs Tipton County
2 yrs Bartlett City Schools