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How do you PLAY the game??? Assessment in PE may help with this!

Report card season is around the corner, so here is some information on how assessment rolls out in our PE classes:

How do you play? How do you demonstrate and showcase your growth and development in PE? How do you show how you “learn how to learn” and “learn how to get along” in an activity based setting? How do you self assess on a daily basis? All very important items we consider while looking at assessment in PE.

The outcomes of PE are broken down into four categories referred to as the ABCD’s: Activity (Skill), Benefits Health (TGIF activities – Team Games & Improving Fitness), Cooperation and Do It Daily (Participation).  Within those four categories, we highlight some of the key points that we are looking for when assessing students in physical education.  These key points are outlined in our rubric (attached below) and assessed on a 4 point scale to align with the 4 report card descriptors: Beginning, Approaching Proficient, Proficient and Exemplary.  In addition, students have been given the opportunity to self assess daily as they leave the gym at the end of class (see the photo below).

Ultimately, we want all of our students to have fun, get involved, be active and become physically literate in PE!

PE Rubric

 

 

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November Calendar 2018

Time is flying and we are already into November.  All classes are scheduled to be indoors for the month of November so it is important that all students are bringing an appropriate change of clothes and shoes for physical activity. Check the calendar below to find out what activity your class is scheduled to do. Also stay tuned for some exciting “Movember” activities that will be appearing soon!

November 2018 PE Calendar

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Fall Ball – Volleyball League for Grade 5 & 6’s

Our Fall Ball Volleyball League is starting soon and we want lots of Grade 5’s and 6’s to be a part of it!  This is an awesome opportunity to develop volleyball skills, connect to the school community and have some fun!!  Forms and information are attached below.  Get yours in as soon as possible so you don’t miss out on this opportunity!

Get Active, Get Involved !!!

Fall Ball Letter 2018

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Planksgiving Challenge

Our Planksgiving Challenge is back!

For the month of October we not only want to give thanks but we also want to hold planks in PE. We have started the Planksgiving Challenge where students will hold the plank position for a set amount of time each day. If they complete the challenge, they will get their name entered in a draw to win some awesome t-shirts! We encourage everyone to participate but it is not mandatory. Feel free to join in on the fun!! Take a look at the Planksgiving Challenge below:

Planksgiving Challenge 2018

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Moving in October – PE Calendar

It’s already October and we are so thankful that we survived the first month of school!  We are moving ahead just the the portables are moving in the modernization!  We are still trying to go outside when we can so make sure you check the weather forecast and dress warm!

Take a look at the calendar below to find out what your class will be doing this month:

October PE Calendar 2018

 

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Volleyball Parents Meeting – Forms & Links

We had a great turn out last night for our annual Volleyball Parents meeting. Thanks to everyone that was able to attend. If you were unable to attend we have attached the information from the meeting. Please fill out, sign, and return these back to the school as soon as possible!

WH Vball Parents Meeting Forms 2018

Here are some links of interest that were discussed at the meeting:

WCJHAA League Website – Shows league standings

Wolfpack Athletics Blog Page – Shows upcoming tournament draws

Wolfpack Athletics Instagram Page – Source of information for upcoming events

 

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Rocking, Rolling, and Snowing in September!?!

A big Wolfpack welcome to all of our students for the 2018/2019 school year! We have had a great start to the new school year so far in all PE classes. Mr. McLachlan, Mr. Chan, Mr. Bradshaw, and Mrs. Woitas are all excited to be back in the gym this year. Our PE spaces have shrunk so far this year with the construction going on for the modernization but with the recent snowfalls we still have had tons of fun sharing the gym. Thanks to our amazing students for being flexible and making the best of the tight spaces and combined classes!

Take a look at the PE course outline to refresh your memory on the wonderful PE Program that Woodhaven offers. Also attached below is a short presentation outlining what the PE Program and Athletics Program are all about.  We look forward to continuing some of our fantastic work from past years as well as trying new things! Stay in the loop by subscribing to our blog!!!

Woodhaven PE Presentation

Woodhaven Course Outline 2018-2019

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WCJHAA Division Track & Field Meet

Woodhaven is proud of all the athletes that competed at the East Zone Track & Field Meet on Friday, May 25th!  The Wolfpack proudly represented Woodhaven with some excellent performances.  49 students have qualified to move on to the WCJHAA Division Track & Field Meet in Stony Plain on Friday, June 1st.  Good luck to all those athletes!  Let’s go get another banner!!

WCJHAA Track Meet Information – WH Students 2018

Track Schedule at DIVISION TRACK 2018

ZONE 5 PERMISSION LETTER 2018

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Swamp League Starts Next Week!

We are into the last month of school next week and that means it is time for some slo-pitch in PE!!  We are asking everyone to dig out their baseball glove and bring it to school for the next couple of weeks.  If you have any extra ball gloves lying around at home we would appreciate the extras for your teammates to borrow!  Forget the rules of baseball??  Take a look at the video link below where Goofy himself explains the rules!

June 2018 PE Calendar

Goofy-How to Play Baseball 

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Spring League Playoffs

Our Spring League Basketball is coming to an end very soon as we start our playoffs tomorrow!  Take a look at the link below to find out which team is playing first on Wednesday/Thursday.  Winners of the first playoff game will play at 4:45pm for the final round of playoffs next week!

Spring League Playoff Schedule