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6-8 Physical Education Department Grading Policy
 
Dear Students and Families,

Welcome to Paramount Park Middle School Physical Education. To help us get off to a great start, we have included our Classroom Management, Attendance, Grading Policies and P.E. Expectations for you to review. If you have any questions or concerns please contact us at 562-602-8052.
 
Components for 6-8 Physical Education Academic Semester Grade
 
The curriculum is based on the California State Physical Education content standards. Students will be taught each standard multiple times in order to show that they are proficient. Students will demonstrate levels of proficiency through performance-based measures that include:

Participation, Social Skills, Fitness, Game Play Rules (Strategies), Skills Assessments, Vocabulary and Quizzes.

Physical Education Units will assess multiple standards and students will receive a letter grade for each Physical Education component. Rubrics will be used to determine levels of proficiency by using the A-B-C-D-F scale.

Grade

Proficiency Level

A

Excellent at District course standards

B

Above proficient at District course standards

C

Proficient at District course standards

D

Below proficient at District course standards

F

Not proficient at District course standards

 
Students will be given multiple opportunities to show proficiency on a standard. These multiple opportunities will consist of:

Daily Participation

Alternative Assessments

Projects

Make-Up Activities

Final report card grades will be determined by averaged grades earned in the semester. Teachers will report the Work Habits and Citizenship as a separate grade from the academic achievement grade on the report card.

The ‘Work Habits” grade will reflect the student’s behavior in the areas of preparedness (bringing required P.E. Materials), Time Management, and Class Participation.
 

Grade

Criteria

O (Outstanding) 

Prepared daily with all P.E. materials (P.E. Uniform)

Active class participation

S (Satisfactory)

Prepared daily with all P.E. materials (P.E. Uniform)

Some class participation

N (Needs Improvement)

Inconsistent with bringing all P.E. materials (P.E. Uniform)

Little class participation

U (Unsatisfactory)

Unprepared with P.E. materials (P.E. Uniform)

No class participation

 
The “Citizenship” grade will reflect behavior that affects the student and the class, following physical education, park, gym and school rules. The ability to work cooperatively with others, and attendance will also be considered.
 

Grade

Criteria

O (Outstanding)

0-1 tardies per quarter

Works well with all peers/teacher

Follows all class/school rules

S (Satisfactory)

2 tardies per quarter

Generally works well with all peers/teacher

Follows all class/school rules

N (Needs Improvement)

3-4 tardies per quarter

Seldom works will with peers/Teacher

Does not follow all class/school rules

U (Unsatisfactory)

5 or more tardies per quarter

Does not work well with peers/teacher

Does not follow all class/school rules

 
Locker Room Rules and Expectations
  • Students will have their own combination lock (Master Locks Preferred).
  • Students will have their own locker (No Sharing Lockers).
  • Students will wear their own Paramount Park P.E. uniform- If students wear sweatpants they must be black or grey.
  • If students lose or misplace their uniform they are required to purchase a new one or wear a plain grey t-shirt and plain black shorts.
  • Students will take their P.E. uniform home every Friday to be washed and returned the following school day.
  • Students will be responsible for writing their First and Last name on their P.E. clothes.
  • Students will be responsible for protecting their own belongings.
  • Students will not be permitted to wear hats, beanies, ect.
  • Students must wear tennis shoes for P.E.
  • Students have an eight-minute changing period. They must be on their assigned roll call #s or a tardy will be issued.
  • Students must remain in the holding area to be released by a P.E. teacher at the end of the period.
  • Students must cooperate with random uniform, lock and locker checks.
 
Loaner Clothes Policy and Procedures
  • Students that forget to bring their clothes or that do not have P.E. clothes will be provided with a Shirt and or Short to use for that period.
  • Loaners must be checked out promptly upon arriving to P.E. and returned at the end of the class.
  • There are multiple sets of clothes and the Loaners are washed bi-weekly by the locker room staff.
  • Loaners are only for emergency cases, they should not be used by a student more than three times a semester.
  • Frequent loaner violations will result in a phone call home and possibly lunch detention.
Physical Education Items

P.E. T-Shirt = $6.00

P.E. Shorts = $9.00

Cinch Sack = $4.00

Master Lock = $6.00

(Limited Number of Locks Will Be Available)
Physical Education Team
Lozano, Christopher
Teacher

Prepuk, Ronica
Teacher

Silva, Victor
Teacher

Zamora, Josue
Teacher