UNIT PLAN PHYSICAL EDUCATION ST. SCHOLASTICA ACADEMY Subject: Weight Training ONE SENTENCE SUMMARY: Students will perform exercises to improve strength and endurance. ______________________________________________________________________________________________ STANDARDS & BENCHMARKS (Louisiana and National) Standard #3 Exhibits a physically active lifestyle: 3-N-1, 3-N-2, 3-H-1, 3-H-2, 3-H-3. Difficulty 8 Standard #7 Understands that physical activity provides the opportunity for enjoyment, challenge, self-expression, and social interaction: 7-N-1, 7-N-2, 7-N-3, 7-N-4, 7-H-2. Difficulty 4 CATHOLIC STANDARDS Standard #3 Show respect and concern for self, others and for all God’s creation Standard #6 Pursue excellences in all endeavors through self directed, ongoing learning and achievement from a Catholic holistic perspective SKILLS /KNOWLEDGE (TERMS) Students will engage in activities such as; warming up, stretching, perform various forms and techniques of weight training. _____________________________________________________________________________________________ CRITICAL QUESTIONS OR STATEMENTS 1. List the health benefits for exhibiting and maintaining a physically active lifestyle. 2. How does maintaining a physical active lifestyle affect the individual in the later years? 3. How much physical activity/exercise one must do to achieve or maintain a healthy lifestyle? _____________________________________________________________________________________________ PRE-ASSESSMENT Research paper on training components FORMATIVE ASSESSMENT Students will perform a variety of skills to test their knowledge and understanding of maintaining a healthy lifestyle PERFORMANCE ASSESSMENT Students will demonstrate and perform their skills properly and effectively _____________________________________________________________________________________________ SPECIFIC GRADING CRITERIA GENERAL GRADING CRITERIA Students will perform a 3 minute warm-up Students will be graded on their attitude and participation, (jogging, jump rope, etc) dressing in correct P.E. uniform, and following directions. Students will perform specific stretches needed Students will perform various weight training exercises Students will exhibit proper safety (spotting, proper form) _____________________________________________________________________________________________ INSTRUCTIONAL STRATEGIES Students will be introduced and learned the importance of participating in a well-rounded health promotion program that includes proper nutrition, good health habits, and exercise for endurance, strength, and flexibility through lecture, literature, and visual demonstrations.