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Rothwell-Osnabruck School

Upper Canada District School Board

COURSE OUTLINE Course: Health & Physical Education, Gr. 9

Credit Value: 1 credit Date: February 2012 This course was designed in accordance with the Ontario Curriculum Policy Document Teacher: C. Tinkess Program Leader: J. Grayson Principal: S. Rutters COURSE DESCRIPTION This course emphasizes regular participation in a variety of enjoyable physical activities that promote lifelong healthy active living. Students will learn movement skills and principles, ways to improve personal fitness and physical competence, and safety and injury prevention. They will investigate issues related to healthy sexuality and the use and abuse of alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs, and will participate in activities designed to develop goal-setting, communication, and social skills. AREAS OF STUDY Physical Activity Demonstrate personal competence in applying movement skills and principles Demonstrate knowledge of guidelines and strategies that enhance participation in recreation and sport activities

Active Living

Participate regularly in a balanced instructional program that includes a wide variety of enjoyable physical activities that encourage lifelong participation Demonstrate improvement in personal health-related physical fitness Demonstrate safe practices regarding the safety of themselves and others

Healthy Living -

Identify the factors that contribute to positive relationships with others Explain the consequences of sexual decisions on the individual, family, and community Demonstrate personal strategies to deal effectively with the social influences that contribute to the use and abuse of alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs Identify strategies to minimize potentially dangerous situations

Living Skills -

Use appropriate decision-making skills to achieve goals related to personal health Explain the effectiveness of various conflict resolution processes in daily situations Use appropriate social skills when working collaboratively with others

ASSESSMENT,EVALUATION AND MARK BREAKDOWN The primary purpose of assessment and evaluation is to improve student learning. Growing Success, 2010 The following two areas of achievement are the focus of assessment, evaluation and reporting in this course as per Ontario policy as outlined in Growing Success: Assessment, Evaluation and Reporting in Ontario Schools, 2010. The basis of assessment, evaluation and reporting in each category for this course is outlined below: 1. Achievement of Curriculum Expectations : Students will be provided with many opportunities to demonstrate their knowledge and skills of the course content. Assessment will occur on a frequent basis in order to receive feedback on how to improve. Evaluations will be based on the following four categories of the achievement chart: Knowledge and Understanding, Thinking, Communication, and Application. The final grade for this course will be determined on from the following evaluations: Evaluation Task Skill & Tactic Comprehension Fitness / Goal-Setting Log Health Tests (2) Health Project Carousel Leadership Participation % of Final Mark 20% 10% 20% 10% 10% 5% 25% Due Date Throughout course June 19th, 2012 March 23rd, 2012 May 24th, 2012 April 20th, 2012 June 11th June 15th, 2012 Throughout course Throughout course

2. Demonstration of Learning Skills and Work Habits: Students will also be assessed/evaluated continually on the following learning skills and work habits: - Responsibility - Organization - Independent Work - Collaboration - Initiative - Self-regulation MISSED ASSIGNMENTS It is the expectation that all assignments will be successfully completed by the initial due date.

Every reasonable effort must be made by students to submit all assignments by the set due date. If an assignment is not submitted by the assigned due date, the following steps will be taken: 1) The teacher and student will meet to find out why the assignment has not been submitted. A new due date will be provided to the student. The teacher will contact the home of the student and speak with a parent/guardian about the late assignment. 2) The teacher and student will arrange a time for the student to complete the assignment during the school day via Homework Haven as required. 3) The student will be referred to the vice-principal or principal, if he/she has not submitted assignment(s) measuring achievement of an overall expectation within the negotiated timelines. 4) The vice-principal or principal may refer the student to the student success teacher, or the learning

resource teacher to assist with the completion of the assignment. Withdrawal of classroom and/or extracurricular privileges may be necessary. 5) Assignments measuring student achievement of an overall expectation of the course, which are not submitted may result in insufficient evaluation data and the credit may be at risk.
COURSE SCHEDULE Topic Net/Wall Games Net/Wall Games Drug Use and Abuse Net/Wall Games Invasion Games March Break!!! Drug Use and Abuse Invasion Games Invasion Games Healthy Eating Target Games Healthy Eating Target Games Batting/Fielding Games Batting/Fielding Games Sexual Health Batting/Fielding Games Sexual Health Carousel Course Wrap-Up CONTACT INFORMATION


Evaluation Skill Test Tactic Comprehension Test YAY! Unit Test and Project Skill Test Tactic Comprehension Test Skill Test Nutrition Project Due Tactic Comprehension Test Skill Test Tactic Comprehension Test Unit Test and Project Fitness Logs Due

Feb. 6-10 13-17 20-24 27-2 March 5-9 12-16 19-23 26-30 April 2-5 10-13 16-20 23-27 30-4 May 7-11 14-18 22-24 28-1 June 4-8 11-15 18-19

Contact Corey Tinkess at Rothwell-Osnabruck School Phone: (613) 537-2454