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• UNIT OVERVIEW
Fit 4 Life Theme: Competitive and Noncompetitive Games, Team Building
This unit of study prepares students for participation in Fit 4 Life class as a member of a team. This unit will force students to participate in challenges that require teamwork, communication and problem solving skills. Challenges could be physically and/or mentally demanding in design.
• LONG-TERM LEARNING TARGETS
FITNESS for LIFE
2.1 I can apply and demonstrate movement skills necessary to participate in a variety of competitive and cooperative games (Standard 1A, 1B, 1C, 3A).
2.2 I can assess my personal skill development and make appropriate changes (Standard 2A).
2.3 I can assess the skill development of my peers and provide feedback (Standard 2A).
2.4 I can formulate, implement, communicate, and perform strategies for competitive and noncompetitive games (Standard 2B).
2.5 I can apply rules, producers, and game etiquette to ensure safety, respect, and fair play for all (Standard 2B, 5A, 5B, 5C, 5D, 5E).
2.6 I can practice inclusion of people with diverse backgrounds and abilities, and contribute to team success (Standard 5A, 5B, 5D).
• INSTRUCTIONAL CONSIDERATIONS
Student Background Knowledge
Students enter HS with experience participating in team building activities in K-8 PE. Teambuilding activities are never the same twice, especially when working with new groups of students.
• How do these activities help us to be successful in PE class? In other aspects of our life?
• What roles are you comfortable in when a part of a team? What makes you uncomfortable?
• How does communication affect success?
• What are key components of a successful team?
Teamwork, cooperation, trust, communication, listening, problem solving, perseverance, empathy, positive attitude, compromise, leadership, roles, collaboration, relationship, motivator, accountability, interpersonal skills, respect, calculated risk, and consequences.
• Not everybody needs to contribute
• We don’t all have feelings
• Put downs are effective
• The best team has the best players
• There is nothing new to learn
• Leadership responsibility should be 1-2 people
• Cooperation and communication are easy
• Not all students can participate
• Progression through active experiences based on readiness (skill, knowledge, comfort) and interest.
• Article on Using Differentiation in PE
• Differentiation Organizer
• Differentiation Tree
• PE Central – General PE Adaptations
• 9-12 DAPE Adaptations for Specific PE Units
• General Adaptations for Students with Disabilities
• Positive Attitude
• Communication (verbal & nonverbal)
• Problem solving
• Interpersonal skills
• Positive Attitude
• Decision Making
• Risk vs. Reward
Teacher Observational Rubric
• Formative Assessment in PE
• Quick Check Assessments
• General HS PE Rubric
• Effort Rubric
• Coaching Shift
• BORG RPE Chart & Visual
• Fitness Target HR Zones
• Sportsmanship Rating
• PE Central
• PE Universe
• Team Building Activities
• Experiential Learning Games – Red Rock
• Habits of Mind: Article, Poster, Summary
Group Games, Ice Breakers, Team Shake