Waynesville Middle School
I. Course: Team Sports Department: Physical Education
Designated Grade Level: 7-8 Course Duration: Semester
Instructor: Mr. Logan Smith Conference hour: 4th
Phone Extension: 3333
II. Student supply requirements
-Students will be required to wear T-shirts (with crew-neck and sleeves) or sweatshirts
-Shorts or sweatpants with elastic waist only; (All pants/shorts will be worn around the waist and shorts should be knee length)
-Athletic socks; and athletic shoes appropriately tied.
-Clothing with inappropriate language, graphics, or advertisements is NOT acceptable.
-NO JEWELRY! NO EXCEPTIONS!
III. Course Rational
A team sport includes any sport, which involves players working together towards a shared objective. A team sport is an activity in which a group of individuals, on the same team, work together to accomplish an ultimate goal which is usually to win.
IV. Course Description
Through the participation in several sports, students will gain the knowledge necessary to become an educated participant and spectator. The involvement in specific sports will provide an atmosphere that is enjoyable to the participants, promotes cooperation among peers and develop an appreciation for the degree of fitness necessary to participate. The following sports are included in the course Team Sports: basketball, dance, football, physical fitness and wellness, soccer, softball/wiffleball, speedball, team handball, track and field, ultimate frisbee/football, and volleyball.
V. Course Objectives
-Develop physical fitness by maintaining and increasing such components as speed, flexibility, muscular strength, muscular endurance, aerobic capacity and anaerobic capacity. HP2
-Develop an understanding of the importance of sport in the pursuit of a healthy and active lifestyle. HP1, 2, 4
-Provide the opportunity to be inventive and creative in sporting activities. HP2, 4