Course Syllabus

Aaron Cohn Physical Education Distance Learning Plans April 6-April 24

Every day students will complete daily warm ups and select one physical activity from the choice board provided. 

 Submitting work to PE teacher:

1.  ALL students with internet access should email his/her teacher WEEKLY (No longer daily). The e-mail should include the week’s (Monday- Friday) activities completed, time spent on activities and a picture of the student participating in the activities (if possible).

2.  Students WITHOUT internet access can keep a daily log of their activity. Students should include activity completed, time spent on activity and parents should sign off on the activity. Students will submit log and work to teacher at a later date to be determined by administration. 

Warmups (Complete every day) - This is the same warm up routine done every day before activity.

  • Jumping Jacks, Front and Back, Side to Side and Hammer. (15 seconds)
  • Basic Stretch-legs together (bend and hold for 15 seconds)
  • Stretch -legs apart (Right, Left and Center for 15 seconds)
  • One hand Lane touches (15 seconds)
  • Butt Kicks (15 seconds)
  • Forearm Plank (15 seconds)
  • Mountain Climbers (15 seconds)
  • Pushups (20)
  • Scissor Kicks (10 – 5 each leg)

Physical Activity (Complete every day) - Students should select one of the following activities from the choice board and complete each day.  Physical Activities may be repeated but written assignments may NOT be repeated.

Choice Board

  • Take a 20 minute Walk/Jog/Run
  • Ride bike/scooter for 20 minutes
  • Play basketball (20 minutes)
  • Play soccer (20 minutes)
  • Play catch (20 minutes)
  • Play volleyball (20 minutes)
  • Play tennis/badminton (Any racquet sport)
  • 30-Minute No-Equipment Cardio Kickboxing Workout 30-Minute No-Equipment Cardio Kickboxing Workout
  • 10 Minute Standing ABS WORKOUT // No Equipment (complete twice)

10 Minute Standing ABS WORKOUT // No Equipment

  • 25 Pushups, 25 Curl Ups, 25 Jumping Jacks, 25 Burpees
  • Create a new game (must provide rules, equipment needed and procedures)
  • Create your own work out plan (provide exercise, number of reps and sets completed)
  • Research and provide 5 health risks to Vaping/Jueling/e –cigarettes
  • Research and provide what your body needs to have a well-balanced diet and why a well- balanced diet is important.
  • Complete two paragraphs on “What is cardiopulmonary resuscitation” and how it works?
  • Create 3 plays for your favorite sport and a practice plan
  • Yoga (20 minutes)
  • Cut grass/Yard work/ Rake yard (20 minutes)
  • Household cleaning (20 minutes)
  • Complete fitness crossword puzzle

https://wordmint.com/public_puzzles/483637#

  • Complete fitness word searchhttps://wordmint.com/public_puzzles/9457#
  • Swim (20 Minutes)
  • Research a health/fitness related article and write one paragraph summary
  • Jump Rope (20 Minutes- alternating one minute jumping/one minute rest)
  • Dance (20 minutes)
  • Perform a “Just Dance Routine” Just Dance Workout 1
  • Choreograph a new dance, and record yourself preforming it.
  • Hold pushup plank for 30 seconds then rest for 30 seconds. Then hold forearm plank for 30 seconds then rest for 30 seconds (complete 10 times)
  • Hula hoop (20 minutes)
  • Play Frisbee (20 minutes)
  • Complete a daily food intake/nutrition log- write down everything you eat for the day and how many calories you consume.
  • Research a sport current event and write a one paragraph summary
  • Write about your best day in Physical Education and what it looked like. (one paragraph)
  • Planet Fitness is offering at home works and they are completely FREE! No membership required. The workouts will be live-streamed at 7 p.m. ET each day. And if you can't make it live, the workouts will be available on-demand on Planet Fitness’ Facebook and in the Planet Fitness YouTube channel. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZ0PnRz4jxOLZZ9XvGCiqfA No equipment is needed, and the classes last 20 minutes or less. 
  • A great resource from team Beachbody https://vimeo.com/showcase/6880106
  • Complete “Find your target heart rate” Worksheet https://www.lowell.k12.ma.us/cms/lib/MA01907636/Centricity/Domain/1041/Traget_Heart_Rate_Worksheet.pdf
  • Complete target heart rate graph https://www.heart.org/idc/groups/heart-public/@wcm/@fc/documents/downloadable/ucm_451993.pdf
  • Complete “THE 5 FITNESS COMPONENTS” worksheet http://www.mrsicklerphysicaleducation.com/6thGrade/PE_101_files/FitCompPacket2013.pdf
  • Complete “The 5 Components of Physical Fitness” https://rhs.rocklinusd.org/subsites/PE/documents/Fitness%20Lab/1-5%20components.pdf
  • Paper Plate Planks (Complete until you reach 20 mins) https://www.wevideo.com/view/1614233931
  • Towel Fitness Challenge (you need a partner for these) https://www.wevideo.com/view/1614597216
  • Obstacle course -Use objects around your house to set up an obstacle course. Video tape yourself going through your obstacle course. Repeat the course by using different locomotor skills (Run, Skip, Jog, Hop, etc.) Have family members get complete course too. BESURE TO CLEAN UP when done J
  • Deck of Card fitness (you will need a deck of cards for this one) -The deck of cards workout is simple. Each suit is assigned to an exercise. (Diamonds equals push-ups, spades equals burpees, hearts equal jumping jacks and clubs equal high knees). Draw a card and perform the designated exercise for the number reps indicated on the card (Ace is one rep, jacks, queens and kings equal 10 reps and number cards indicate their number of reps) Complete 20 minutes
  • Rollerblading 20 minutes
  • Coach Bolles’ YouTube channel (complete one of the line dances) https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCPoA8DQzCVq1-TOKH4Cu3tA

March 23- March 27

I just wanted to take a moment to let you know that I’ve been thinking about you each day.  I sincerely hope you have been able to spend some quality time with your family during this period of social distancing/virtual learning.  Please know that we are all in this together and I am here to assist you in any way I can.

This week for PE, students will continue to spend at least 20 minutes a day participating in some type of physical activity.  Please consider doing these activities with your child.  Staying active is a much needed stress relief during these uncertain times. 

Here is the choice board that was sent last week with a few additions.  (This will be posted on Canvas as well)

Choice Board

  • Take a 20 minute Walk/Jog/Run
  • Ride bike/scooter for 20 minutes
  • Play basketball (20 minutes)
  • Play soccer (20 minutes)
  • Play catch (20 minutes)
  • Play volleyball (20 minutes)
  • Play tennis/badminton (Any racquet sport)
  • 30-Minute No-Equipment Cardio Kickboxing Workout https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6oLg5fFe5ww
  • 10 Minute Standing ABS WORKOUT // No Equipment (complete twice)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qia2ZXEzyLw

  • 25 Pushups, 25 Curl Ups, 25 Jumping Jacks, 25 Burpees
  • Create a new game (must provide rules, equipment needed and procedures)
  • Create your own work out plan (provide exercise, number of reps and sets completed)
  • Research and provide 5 health risks to Vaping/Jueling/e –cigarettes
  • Research and provide what your body needs to have a well-balanced diet and why a well- balanced diet is important.
  • Complete two paragraphs on “What is cardiopulmonary resuscitation” and how it works?
  • Create 3 plays for your favorite sport and a practice plan
  • Yoga (20 minutes)
  • Cut grass/Yard work/ Rake yard (20 minutes)
  • Household cleaning (20 minutes)
  • Complete fitness crossword puzzle

https://wordmint.com/public_puzzles/483637#

  • Complete fitness word searchhttps://wordmint.com/public_puzzles/9457#
  • Swim (20 Minutes)
  • Research a health/fitness related article and write one paragraph summary
  • Jump Rope (20 Minutes- alternating one minute jumping/one minute rest)
  • Dance (20 minutes)
  • Perform a “Just Dance Routine” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yQ4fTl4wbko
  • Choreograph a new dance, and record yourself preforming it.
  • Hold pushup plank for 30 seconds then rest for 30 seconds. Then hold forearm plank for 30 seconds then rest for 30 seconds  (complete 10 times)
  • Hula hoop (20 minutes)
  • Play Frisbee (20 minutes)
  • Complete a daily food intake/nutrition log- write down everything you eat for the day and how many calories you consume.
  • Research a sport current event and write a one paragraph summary
  • Write about your best day in Physical Education and what it looked like. (one paragraph)

NEW:

 

Reminder of how to submit work:

 

  1. Students may continue to send me daily pictures OR a weekly update with pictures on Friday. I really do enjoy seeing the videos and pictures!  J
  2. Students may send me a log of their daily activity with Date, Activity performed, and Parent initials. This log can be sent to me on Friday or when we return to school.  

**Also, Coach Bolles created this youtube video of himself performing the warm-ups we perform in class each day:  Again, feel free to perform these warm-ups with your child and have some fun with it! **

https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=coach+bolles+warm+ups+aaron+cohn

Stay safe and I hope to see you soon!!!

 

Friday, March 20

Parents and students, 

Here’s a great new resource that students and parents can use to stay active and earn their daily PE credit: 

 

  • Planet Fitness is offering at home works and they are completely FREE! No membership required.  The workouts will be live-streamed at 7 p.m. ET each day for the next two weeks. And if you can't make it live, the workouts will be available on-demand on Planet Fitness’ Facebook and in the Planet Fitness YouTube channel.  https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZ0PnRz4jxOLZZ9XvGCiqfA No equipment is needed, and the classes last 20 minutes or less.

 

Please add this option to the “Choice Board” posted on my Canvas page. 

Aaron Cohn Physical Education Distance Learning Plans

Every day students will complete daily warm ups and select one physical activity from the choice board provided. 

 Students can choose one of the following ways to submit work to their PE teacher:

 

  1. Students can keep a daily log of their activity. Students should include activity completed, time spent on activity and a photo of themselves completing the activity. Students will submit log and work to teacher when they return to school.

 

  1. Students may email their teacher daily. The email should include activity completed, time spent on activity and a picture of completing the activity.

 

Warmups (Complete every day) - This is the same warm up routine done every day before activity.

  • Jumping Jacks, Front and Back, Side to Side and Hammer. (15 seconds)
  • Basic Stretch-legs together (bend and hold for 15 seconds)
  • Stretch -legs apart (Right, Left and Center for 15 seconds)
  • One hand Lane touches (15 seconds)
  • Butt Kicks (15 seconds)
  • Forearm Plank (15 seconds)
  • Mountain Climbers (15 seconds)
  • Pushups (20)
  • Scissor Kicks (10 – 5 each leg)

 

 

Physical Activity (Complete every day) - Students should select one of the following activities from the choice board and complete each day.  Physical Activities may be repeated but written assignments may NOT be repeated.

Choice Board

  • Take a 20 minute Walk/Jog/Run
  • Ride bike/scooter for 20 minutes
  • Play basketball (20 minutes)
  • Play soccer (20 minutes)
  • Play catch (20 minutes)
  • Play volleyball (20 minutes)
  • Play tennis/badminton (Any racquet sport)
  • 30-Minute No-Equipment Cardio Kickboxing Workout 30-Minute No-Equipment Cardio Kickboxing Workout
  • 10 Minute Standing ABS WORKOUT // No Equipment (complete twice)

10 Minute Standing ABS WORKOUT // No Equipment

  • 25 Pushups, 25 Curl Ups, 25 Jumping Jacks, 25 Burpees
  • Create a new game (must provide rules, equipment needed and procedures)
  • Create your own work out plan (provide exercise, number of reps and sets completed)
  • Research and provide 5 health risks to Vaping/Jueling/e –cigarettes
  • Research and provide what your body needs to have a well-balanced diet and why a well- balanced diet is important.
  • Complete two paragraphs on “What is cardiopulmonary resuscitation” and how it works?
  • Create 3 plays for your favorite sport and a practice plan
  • Yoga (20 minutes)
  • Cut grass/Yard work/ Rake yard (20 minutes)
  • Household cleaning (20 minutes)
  • Complete fitness crossword puzzle

https://wordmint.com/public_puzzles/483637#

  • Complete fitness word searchhttps://wordmint.com/public_puzzles/9457#
  • Swim (20 Minutes)
  • Research a health/fitness related article and write one paragraph summary
  • Jump Rope (20 Minutes- alternating one minute jumping/one minute rest)
  • Dance (20 minutes)
  • Perform a “Just Dance Routine” Just Dance Workout 1
  • Choreograph a new dance, and record yourself preforming it.
  • Hold pushup plank for 30 seconds then rest for 30 seconds. Then hold forearm plank for 30 seconds then rest for 30 seconds (complete 10 times)
  • Hula hoop (20 minutes)
  • Play Frisbee (20 minutes)
  • Complete a daily food intake/nutrition log- write down everything you eat for the day and how many calories you consume.
  • Research a sport current event and write a one paragraph summary
  • Write about your best day in Physical Education and what it looked like. (one paragraph)

 

March 9- March 13

Monday—Fitness Day (walk/jog the bus loop)

Tuesday—Color Tag

Wednesday—Flag run on the football field

Thursday—Fitness Day (Medicine Ball relay)

Friday—Dodgeball game (King Pin)

March 2-March 6

Monday—Container Ball ( throwing at a target/ cooperative play)

Tuesday--Continuous Kickball (kicking and catching, cooperative play)

Wednesday-Hunger Games (running, dodging, cooperative play)

Thursday—Dice Relay (fitness day)

Friday—Jailbreak (dodgeball)

 

ebruary 24-February 28

Monday—Catch the Bombs (throwing and catching game)

Tuesday—Fitness—Pacer run relay

Wednesday—Cage Ball—(cooperation game)

Thursday—Continuous Kickball

Friday—King Pin (throwing at a target)

 

Have a great week!  J

February 17-February 21

Monday—HOLIDAY

Tuesday—Fitness Day—Noodle Tag

Wednesday—Beach Volleyball (in the gym ;))—Serving, bumping

Thursday—Fitness Day—Planet Fitness (we missed this last week)

FRIDAY FUN DAY—Mystery Game!!

February 10-February 14

Monday—NEW GAME—Involves throwing at a target/Risk taking/Cooperation with teammates

Tuesday—Fitness Day—Medicine Ball Relay

Wednesday—Bucketball—Throwing and catching and throwing at a target

Thursday—Fitness Day—Planet Fitness—Station work

Friday—Basketball Shoot-out—Shooting skills

February 3-February 7:

Here’s the agenda for this week in PE:

Monday—Bucket Ball-throwing and catching and throwing at a target

Tuesday—Fitness Day- Walk/Jog the bus loop

Wednesday—Big Baller-NEW GAME!  J

Thursday—Fitness Day-Musical Spots

Friday FUN DAY—JailBreak—Dodgeball game

January 27- January 31

Monday—Cage Ball (Cooperation/ Kicking game)

Tuesday—Fitness Day—Pacer relay

Wednesday—Catch the Bomb (Throwing and Catching)

Thursday—Fitness Day—Dice relay

Friday—NEW GAME!! 

January 21-January 25

Tuesday—Continuous Kickball (Fitness day)

Wednesday—Color Tag

Thursday—Planet Fitness (Fitness day)

Friday—Hunger Games

Some of our students have asked if sweatpants are appropriate for PE now that the weather is cooler and the answer is yes.  Also, please remind your child that he/she needs to dress out each day for PE and encourage them to bring their clothes home at least once a week to be washed.

January 13-January 17

This week in PE, students will participate in fitness activities on Tuesday and Thursday and will play cooperation/throwing/ catching/dodging games on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. 

Monday—Crab Soccer

Tuesday—Medicine ball relay

Wednesday—Snowball Alley

Thursday—outside weather permitting (walk/jog the bus loop)

Friday—King Pin

Also, report cards will be distributed tomorrow so be on the look-out for those!  Have a GREAT evening!

January 8-January 11 2020

Wednesday—new warm-ups/new procedures/ Noodle tag

Thursday—Fitness Day-Pacer Run Relay

Friday—Catch the Bomb—Throwing and Catching

December 16-December 20

It’s hard to believe we’ve almost made it through the first semester of school!  For these final 2 weeks of the first semester, our PE classes will continue with basketball and will be playing modified games throughout this week and next.  I am proud to say that all students have demonstrated consistent improvements with their basketball skills over the last few weeks. 

Monday—Station work (dribbling, passing, shooting)

Tuesday—Station work

Wednesday—Station work/ modified game play

Thursday—Station work/modified game play

Friday—Modified game play

December 9--December 13

Our PE students will continue to participate in basketball drills this week to include dribbling, passing, and shooting.

Monday—Review dribbling as a warm-up/ Introduce chest pass and bounce pass

Tuesday—Review dribbling and passing/ Introduce shooting—lay-ups

Wednesday—Review dribbling, passing and layups—Introduce jump shot

Thursday—Basketball station work/ modified game play

Friday—GAME DAY

November 18-November 22

This week in PE we will be playing games which involve throwing at a moving target and games which require cooperation, endurance, and speed.

Monday and Wednesday—Hula Hooping (game involving throwing at a moving target)

Tuesday and Thursday—Fitness Activity (we will be outside since the weather is going to be nice)

Friday—Indoor group activity with all of our PE classes (game involving cooperation)

November 12-November 15

Tuesday:  Fitness—Continuous Kickball

Wednesday:  Throwing and Catching game—Bucket Ball

Thursday:  Fitness—Medicine Ball relay

Friday:  Jail Break—Dodging, catching, and throwing

November 4-November 8

My classes will be participating in Angle Ball (throwing at a target) this week on Monday and Wednesday with Coach Thompson’s class.  Our classes will also combine on Tuesday and Thursday for a fitness activity outside.  All PE classes will be inside on Friday for a fun activity.

October 28-November 1

This week in PE, students will be playing Angle Ball (Monday, Wednesday, and Friday) which involves throwing and catching with others as well as throwing at a small target.  Angle Ball also teaches cooperation and communication. 

On Tuesday and Thursday, all students will participate in a fitness activity outside (weather permitting).

October 21-October 25

This week in PE, our classes will be playing Trash Ball (throwing and catching game) in the gym on Tuesday and Thursday and students will participate in an outside fitness activity on Monday and Wednesday.  Students should bring appropriate PE clothes/shoes for our outside activity. 

All PE classes will participate in a FUN activity on Friday in the gym.

October 15-October 18

This week in PE we are continuing with our throwing and catching unit.  Students will play Bucket ball in the gym (small court game with 2 teams throwing to a target) on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday. 

All students will participate in Fitness stations on Thursday.

October 7-October 11

Monday—Flicker ball

Tuesday—Fitness Day

Wednesday—Flicker ball

Thursday—Fitness Day

Friday—All classes will play Snowball Alley (dodgeball game)

September 30-October 4

On Wednesday, October 2, students will be screened for Scoliosis during PE/ Connections classes.  Information is being sent home today in regards to the procedures of the scoliosis screening.  If you do not wish for your child to be screened, please fill out the appropriate information on the form and return to a PE coach on Tuesday.

This week in PE:

Monday—Hunger Games

Tuesday-Dice Relay—Fitness

Wednesday—Scoliosis Screening

Thursday—Hula hoop tag

Friday—Cage Ball

 

Here’s what’s happening in PE this week:  September 23-September 27

Monday—Fitness Day—Pacer relay

Tuesday—Game Day—Monster Ball (throwing at a target)

Wednesday—Fitness Day—Bulldozer

Thursday—Game Day—Continuous kickball

Friday—Game Day—JailBreak (throwing, catching, and dodging)

September 16-September 20

Monday—Number Game (cross-curriculum with Math:  Fitness and cooperation with teammates)

Tuesday—Deal or No Deal (Fitness Day)

Wednesday—Bulldozer

Thursday—Walk/Jog/Run (Fitness Day)

Friday—King Pin (throwing at a target)

September 9-September 13

Monday—Crab Soccer

Tuesday—Medicine Ball Relay/Fitness day

Wednesday—Adios Amigos—Throwing and Dodging game

Thursday—Planet Fitness Station Work

Friday—SnowBall Alley—Throwing and Dodging game

September 3- September 6

Here’s what’s happening this week in PE: 

Tuesday—wrapping up with the pre-assessment for Fitnessgram

Wednesday—Fitness day—Dice Relay

Thursday—Fitness day—Pacer Run Relay

Friday—Fun Day (JailBreak-Dodgeball game)

Here is our agenda for this week in Physical Education: August 26-August 30

Monday—Color Tag

Tuesday—Hunger Games (Students will be receiving Chromebooks and completing Chromebook training during the morning classes)

Wednesday and Thursday—Fitnessgram (Curl-ups, Height/weight, Sit and Reach)

Friday—Catch the Bomb (throwing and catching game)

This week in PE:  August 19- August 23

Students will begin the pre-test assessment for fitnessgram. Classes will participate in fitness gram testing on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday.  We will play fitness games on Tuesday and Friday.

Tuesday--Continuous Kickball

Friday--Cage Ball

This week in PE: August 12-August 16

  1. Selling lockers each day for $5.00.
  2. Beginning Wednesday, students will dress out for PE, so please make sure your child has the appropriate attire for class each day.
  3. Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday of this week all PE classes will remain inside and participate in PE Fitness games.

PE

Richburg:  PHYSICAL EDUCATION

Greetings students and parents!

Welcome back!  I am super excited about the opportunity to teach your child P.E. for the 2019-2020 school year!  

A little about me...I am starting my 22nd year as an educator in the MCSD and this is my second year at Aaron Cohn MS.

In Physical Education class, your child will learn the health benefits of being physically active, regularly participate in fitness activities, participate in a variety of sports, and most importantly...HAVE FUN!

Please check back soon for more information about what your child will be doing in PE throughout the year.  

Feel free to e-mail me with any questions or concerns.

I am looking forward to meeting you!

Thank-you,

Kelly Richburg

P.E. teacher

ACMS

Richburg.Kelly.M@muscogee.k12.ga.us

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