Course Outline

Grade 11 & 12: Goals and Course Outline 

PRINTED Resources:

Current Health Magazine

Fitness for Life, Corbin, Charles B., Lindsey, Ruth, Glove Fearon, 4th Edition.

First Aid/CPR/AED for Schools and the Community. American Red Cross 3rd Edition, StayWell.


 MATERIALS USED: Balls, nets, cones, watches, racquets, hoppers, bases, backboards, mats, treadmill, stationary bikes, steps, Stair Master, weight training machines, jump ropes medicine balls, hockey sticks, pucks, lacrosse sticks, Frisbees, pinneys, recorded music, footballs, belts and flags, projector, VCR/DVD player, Smartboard, digital video camera and accessories, assorted work out videos.


MEANS OF ASSESSMENT: Student participation, proper attire, written quizzes and tests, teacher observation, electronic and written reports



  1. To actively participate in sport and fitness activities
  2. To develop social skills and  basic sport skills
  3. To develop understanding of rules and strategies of specific sports.
  4. To assess their individual fitness level.
  5. Successful completion and certification of American Red Cross CPR course.
  6. To understand the effects and dangers of substance abuse



Physical Education Unit

Fitness Testing

1. Administer the Presidential Fitness Test.  

2. Students record and evaluate their scores


Sport Activity

Depending on the facilities available and the season students will participate in one or more sport activities. All sports follow the same basic sequence. The list of sports includes but is not limited to Lacrosse, Tennis, Ultimate Frisbee, Floor Hockey, Flag Football and Badminton.


1.  Introduction

            A. Brief history

            B. Overview of game objective

            C. Other important related facts

2.  Skills

            A. Explanation and demonstration

            B. Drills

3. Game Play

            A. Rules and positions

            B. Strategies

            C. Lead up game

            D. Regulation game play

4. Evaluation

            A. Teacher observation of student performance

            B. Student written test or assignment


Fitness Lifestyle

1. Define fitness

2. Five components of fitness

3. Fitness activities

            A. Cardio-Respiratory

                        1) Fitness workout routines

                        2) Fitness walking/jogging

                        3) Aerobic circuit training

                        4) Jump Rope

            B.  Weight Training

            C. Pilates

            D. Tension Reduction

            E. Basic Nutrition

4. Student information log

5. Written evaluation


Aerobic A Day

Every A day (B day for some) the students are involved in an aerobic activity. The purpose is to participate in an activity that will increase the heart rate to a working/target level. Activities may be related to the current unit or maybe an isolated workout.


Health Unit

CPR American Red Cross Program


1. Proper Nutrition

            2. Individual Diet

            3. Health Related Conditions

                        a. eating disorders

                                    1) Identify

                                    2) Available help

                        b. diseases

                                    1) Cancer

                                    2) Heart disease

                                    3) Other related conditions


Substance Abuse

            1. Classification

                        a. stimulants

                        b. depressants

                        c. hallucinogen

                        d. performance enhancers

            2. Effects

            3. Dangers

                        a. short term

                        b. long term

            4. Popular drugs

            5. Where to get help


I.     Grade 11 and 12 Physical Education Course Proficiencies

Physical Education Unit

Students will be able to:

1. Explore new interests and test themselves as individuals or in a group setting.

2. Respond to change more readily through the exercise and gain competence and interest in each activity.

3. Acquire skills and strategies, and become familiar with the course terms.

4. Demonstrate the technique of the skills in a variety of team sports using the critical components necessary during drills and game situations.

5. Develop and perform offensive and defensive strategy in each game situation.

6. Demonstrate knowledge of the rules of each game or activity.

7. Demonstrate good sportsmanship throughout the activity.

8. Demonstrate proper position play or fielding in each activity.

9. Gain knowledge of scoring in each activity.

10. Improve eye-hand or eye-foot coordination through participation in drills and game situation.

11. Differentiate the physiological effects of cardiovascular fitness, flexibility, and strength endurance throughout class warm-ups and activity.

12. Distinguish the importance of warming up with good body mechanics.

13. Integrate and recognize skills, habits and attitudes necessary to ensure healthy lifestyles and acquire knowledge to maintain appropriate fitness throughout life

14. Engage in a healthy exercise program with competency.

15. Express joy of physical exertion through participation.

16. Demonstrate sportsmanship as a spectator role in athletics.

17. Execute skills to reduce stress levels.

18. Calculate and evaluate heart rate and dietary requirements using electronic information.

19. Assess students own fitness level.

20. Collect and analyze information on specific class activities from teacher web site.

21. Construct an electronic portfolio of personal information related to the course.

22. Able to research and analyze data on internet related to course content.

23. Compare personal fitness level to national standards.

Health Unit

  1. Evaluate importance of major health issues through class discussion and research.
  2. Choose options for decisions related to personal health issues.
  3. Demonstrate knowledge and skill to help sustain life and minimize injury during an emergency situation.
  4. Attain American Red Cross certification in First Aid and CPR.
  5. Develop a proper personal nutrition program.
  6. Identify types of substance people abuse and their effects.
  7. Identify, examine and decide on resources where help is available for health related illness.
  8. Identify dangers of poor health choices related to poor nutrient, lack of exercise and substance abuse.
  9. Identify resources where help is available for health related illness.