Grade 5 Health

  • Please note the following:
    1.  Students must have on sneakers that either tie or Velcro to be able to participate in Physical
         Education.  Slip-on sneakers are not appropriate.  Not wearing the proper sneakers will result in
         a "0" for the day.
    2.  Students receive one grade for the combination of both Health and Physical Education.
    3.  In Physical Education, a student's grade is determined by the following factors - Effort (including
         warm-up, Sportsmanship/Cooperation, Rules/Tactics and Performance/Skills
    4.  Health is scheduled to begin in early October, with an exact date to follow.  Health usually runs
         until mid-March, dependent on the weather.  


    Physical Education - Intro to PE, Tag Games, Stations, Fall Mile Run and Lead-up Flag Football 
    Please note that the nurse will be recording heights, weights and            
    performing vision screenings during one physical education class

    OCTOBER: Please note that Health will begin on Oct. 5th. - Days F, B and D

    Health: DARE - taught by the Upper Saucon police department.  Topics covered will include
                Responsibility, Decision Making, Drug Information and Risk Factors/Consequences 

    Physical Education - Flag Football, Capture the Flag and Pumpkin Bowling 
                                  Students of the Month - Liz V. and Connor K.

    NOVEMBER: Health classes will not be held during conference week

    Health: DARE - Responsibility, Decision Making, Drug Information, Risk Factors/Consequences, 
                           Refusal Skills and Stress

    Physical Education - Indoor Soccer, Prison Ball, Keeper of the Kingdom, Hunger Games and Student
                                  of the Month Selection 


    Health: DARE - Responsibility, Decision Making, Peer Pressure, Stress, Confident Communication, 

    Physical Education- Cooperative Game: Survivor Island, Holiday Games, Cone Flipping and Student
                                 of the Month Selection 
                                 Students of the Month - Meghan C. and Shawn K.

    JANUARY: DARE project/written report assigned
                      Project due dates: Day F - 1/20, Day D - 2/3 and Day B 2/21

    Health: DARE - Marijuana and Project Assigned. What is Health? and Nutrition - Life Skills

    Physical Education - Floor Hockey, Individual Competitions - Jump Rope, Hula Hoop and Jump the

    FEBRUARY - Students of the Month: Valerie C. and Carter A. 

    Health: Nutrition - MyPlate, Label Reading and Puberty

    Physical Education:  SPUD, Vertical JIndoor Softball, Scooter Relays and Student of the Month                                       Selection 

    MARCH - DARE Graduation Assembly will be held March 3rd

    Health: Completed - Students will have PE both days of the cycle for the rest of the year

    Physical Education: Balance Relays, Basketball Hot Shot, Dr. Ball, Bridge Tag, Empire, Keeper of                                      the Kingdom, Mat ball and Partner Cooperation Activities - Partner Tag and Mat

    APRIL - Students of the Month: Tessa S. and Ian M.

    Physical Education - Line Tag, Spring Mile Run, Team Cooperative Activity - TicTacToe Relay,
                                  Intro to Wrestling, Climbing Wall and Rescue 911

    MAY - Field day is scheduled for Thursday, June 1st with the rain date being the next day

    Physical Education - Team Handball, Capture the Flag, Keeper of the Kingdom, Volleyball Lead-Up and