8th GradeCourse Description:Review, demonstration, and application of various skills related to individual and team sports, fitness, and lifelong activities. Main emphasis is on technique and strategy.Enduring Understandings:Participation in physical activities/sports can provide an opportunity for developing an understanding and respect for differences among people.
Positive decision making about fitness contributes to a healthy lifestyle. Rules and etiquette in physical activities/sports can make the experience both enjoyable and successful.
Efficient movement improves performance.
How can individual differences enhance a team’s performance?
Why is measuring physical fitness important?
Why are rules and sportsmanship necessary to a game?
How does your movement affect performance and outcome of one’s performance?