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    Physical Education


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    Welcome to Mrs.Gaeta's Physical Education and Health Class!


    Week of 9/9/19 

    Physical Education

    Students will receive a Physical Education contract about rules and regulations about P.E. class from their homeroom teacher at the end of the week. The conract needs to be signed and returned back to their homeroom teacher by Friday September 20th. 


    Students will receive a Health syllabus on what they will need for every Thursday class (we only meet once a week on Thursday) and the rules, expectatins, and what we will be learning in Health class. Health contract is due to Mrs. Gaeta on September 19th during Heatlh class.  


    P.E. and Health Schedule:


    9:00-9:30 - Pre- K

    10:00-10:45- 1st Grade

    10:45-11:30- Kindergarten

    1:15-2:00- 7th Grade Health 

    2:15-3:00- 4th Grade Health



    8:15-9:00 - 8th Grade

    9:00-9:45 - 3rd Grade

    10:00-10:45 - 5th Grade

    10:45-11:30 - 6th Grade 

    12:30-1:15 - 2nd Grade

    1:15-2:00 - 4th Grade

    2:00-2:45 - 7th Grade


    PreK-1st Grade 

    Students will engage in locomotor skills that are the basic ways to move, the building blocks of coordination. Here are some locomotor skills: walking, running, hopping, jumping, skipping, leaping, galloping, landing, and turning.

    3rd-8th Grade 

    Over the course of the year students will be engaging in many different team and individual sports such as wiffle ball, handball, kickball, basketball, football, capture the flag and many more. 

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    4th-8th Grade Health 

    We will be dicussing several topics in each trimester such as hygiene, alochol and tobacco, nutrition, body image, personal health and physical activity, decision making and peer pressure. You will be graded on class participation, class work, homework, quizzes, and projects. 

    Please have a notebook or section of your binder for health and a folder to keep all Health notes and papers in. Also, a pen or pencil is needed for class. 

    Assignments, Homework, and Absences:

    1. Please come to class prepared- notebook/binder, folder, and pen/pencil every week unless told otherwise.

    2. Assignments are due on time and completed to receive full credit. If you do not get your assignments in on time, it is minus points. After a week it is not handed in, it will become a ZERO!

    3. Keep all assignments in your folder unless Mrs. Gaeta tells you otherwise. 

    4. If your are absent, it is your responsbility to find out what material was covered.

    5. Homework assignments are usually due the following week of Health class unless Mrs. Gaeta posts a specific due date. 


    If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to me at: 


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    6th, 7th, and 8th Grade Health