MYP Physical and Health Education - Grade 7

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Summary:
The aim of this course and all PHE classes at ISB in the MYP is to improve cognitive functioning through movement. In Year 1, students will develop basic knowledge of fitness concepts, movement patterns, sports and games. They will also learn basic water safety and harm prevention.
 
In year 2, students will build on their knowledge of fitness concepts, movement patterns, sports and games. They will also learn basic water safety and harm prevention.
 
These programs are the foundation courses for the functional movement units in grade eight.
 
Units & Topics:
Unit 1
Feeling Fit
4 Weeks
 
Unit 3
Body Movement
4 Weeks
Unit 5
Sink or Swim
4 Weeks
Unit 7
Invasion Games 2
4 Weeks
Unit 2
Invasion Games 1
4 Weeks
Unit 4
Net & Wall Sports
4 Weeks
Unit 6
Skills in Motion
4 Weeks
Unit 8
Fitness Unit
4 Weeks
Aims: As stated in the MYP PHE guide, the aims of MYP PHE are to encourage and enable students to.
  • Use inquiry to explore physical and health education concepts
  • Participate effectively in a variety of contexts
  • Understand the value in physical activity
  • Achieve and maintain a healthy lifestyle
  • Collaborate and communicate effectively
  • Build positive relationships and demonstrate social responsibility
  • Reflect on their learning experiences.
Assessment Criteria
 
Assessment Criteria
At the end of year 1, students should be able to:
At the end of year 2, students should be able to:
A
Knowing and Understanding
I. Outline physical and health education related factual, procedural and conceptual knowledge.
Ii. Identify physical and health education knowledge to describe issues and solve problems, set in familiar and unfamiliar situations.
Iii. Apply physical and health terminology to communicate understanding.
I. Describe physical and health education related factual, procedural and conceptual knowledge.
Ii. Apply physical and health education knowledge to explain issues and solve problems, set in familiar and unfamiliar situations.
Iii. Apply physical and health terminology effectively to communicate understanding.
B
Planning for Performance
I. Identify goals to enhance performance.
Ii. Construct and outline a plan for improving physical activity and health
I. Outline goals to enhance performance.
Ii. Design and explain a plan for improving physical performance and health.
C
Applying and Performing
I. Recall and apply a range of skills and techniques.
Ii. Recall and apply a range of strategies and movement concepts.
Iii. Recall and apply information to perform effectively.
I. Demonstrate and apply a range of skills and techniques.
Ii. Demonstrate and apply a range of strategies and movement concepts.
Iii. Outline and apply information to perform effectively.
D
Reflecting and Improving Performance
I. Identify and demonstrate strategies to enhance interpersonal skills.
Ii. Describe the effectiveness of a plan based on the outcome.
Iii. Describe and summarize performance.
I. Describe and demonstrate strategies to enhance interpersonal skills.
Ii. Explain the effectiveness of a plan based on the outcome.
Iii. Explain and evaluate performance.
Required materials:
  • PE kit (sports shoes, clean trainers, PE shirt (not the regular shirt worn during the school day), socks; if outside a hat is required.
  • Special activities (i.e. swimming) will have specialized PE kit announced prior to the start of the unit of inquiry.
We decided as a class that some ways to be more successful in this course are:
  • Bring a positive attitude.
  • Use ISB’s core values at all times (respect, integrity, responsibility, empathy)
  • Be curious and apply the ISB Learner Profile to support personalized learning

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