Starpoint Middle School Physical Education
- Jewelry should be removed for class for safety reasons. If you cannot remove jewelry, please keep it conservative and know that there may be a risk for injury. Certain competitive activities may preclude those with jewelry to participate as per teacher discretion.
- Proper Attire (being prepared)
- Proper P.E. attire for the 2020-21 school year will be comfortable clothing where you will be able to move freely.
- Students will NOT be changing or have access to the locker room to change.
- Sneakers/athletic shoes and comfortable clothing should be worn to school on the days you have Physical Education.
- Masks must be worn at all times unless directed otherwise by teacher and social distancing is 12 feet apart when active.
- These expectations will be enforced and are part of your daily Physical Education grade.
- Locker/Locker rooms
- Locker rooms will be available for bathroom purposes only. Students need to ask their teacher and get permission and only one student may go at a time.
- Arrival and dismissal from class
- Arrival: Students will leave backpacks in designated areas of the gym hallway and enter the gym to go to an assigned grid.
- Dismissal: Students will wait in designated grid until teacher announces end of the period and exit through the door to get backpacks and go to the next class.
- Physical Education will be a combination of in class and online learning.
- Grading will be based on a 5 point Rubric system.
- Pool use will be based on approval per safety guidelines.
- Class Makeup Policy
- The only classes that can be made up for full credit are legal absences from school, medical excuses from a doctor, music lessons and field trips, etc.
- If an in class day is missed, it will need to be made up with a virtual assignment.
- Parent excused/medical note
- A parent note may excuse a student for a day of P.E. class. Students will still need to make these classes up for full credit with a virtual assignment.
- A doctor’s medical excuse/note is required when a student will miss P.E. for an extended period of time. Medical excuses must be presented to the nurse first. A release from the doctor is required before participation in class can resume.
- When on an extended medical students will complete receive a unit project.
- In order for a student to participate in alternate activities with a medical note a limitations form must be picked up and completed by the doctor. Forms can be picked up from Ms. Easton or found on the middle school PE website: http://starpointcsd.org/Middle.cfm?subpage=1582.
- General student conduct and safety
- Students are expected to follow all safety rules and conduct themselves in a safe manner at all times.
- Students will use equipment when directed and properly.
- Students will demonstrate respect for classmates and teachers at all times.
Starpoint Middle School Physical Education Grading Rubrics
In Class Rubric Grading (50%)
Students’ daily participation grade is based on a 0 – 5 rubric, with 5 being the highest.
- On task 100% of the time
- Demonstrates Safety Protocols at all times
- Demonstrates a good and honest Effort in class
- Shows Respect for teacher, others, equipment, and rules
- Always shows Star Qualities (Sportsmanship, empathy, responsibility, integrity, respect and cooperation)
SOLA Students will have access to information for what is taught in class. (100% of grade will be Virtual Assignments)
Virtual Rubric Grading (50%)
Students’ daily virtual grade is based on a 0 – 5 rubric, with 5 being the highest.
- Completes all of the physical tasks/challenges to the best of your ability
- Completes all of the written responses and/or reflections required
- Responses reflect a thoughtful approach to assignment
- Responses show an understanding of content/concepts
- Assignment is turned in on time
5 POINTS = STUDENTS MEETS ALL OF THE ABOVE EXPECTATIONS
2-4 POINTS= DIMINISHED CREDIT WHEN AN EXPECTATION(S) ARE NOT MET
Every week, students will be graded on their participation in class (5 PTS) and one virtual assignment (5 PTS). Every 2 weeks students will turn in activity logs with a minimum of 1 day per week logged (5PTS).