Calgary Board of Education

 
Physical Education

Assessment | Modules | Course Outline

Assessment

Philosophy

The intent of the Physical Education program at Lester B. Pearson High School is to enable all learners to enhance their quality of lifethrough promotion of active living, the exposureto a wide variety of activities and the development of appropriate skills and attitudes.

  1. Outcomes:
    1. Knowledgeable Communicator:
      • students should demonstrate an understanding of basic skills and strategies of a wide range of different activities through participation in the program.
    2. Self-Directed Learner:
      Modules are offered to students in order to enhance an ‘active living’ lifestyle.
      • students strive for individual skill improvement showing starting growth at all skill levels.
      • students are able to evaluate and monitor the physical skills demonstrated by themselves, and others.
      • students understand the personal importance of physical
        fitness in relation to wellness.
      • students are encouraged to make recreational choices outside the classroom.
    3. Collaborative Worker:
      • students are able to be a knowledgeable, contributing team member, showing sportsmanship, fair play and compassion.
      • students will demonstrate an appreciation for individual skill differences and experiences through cooperation with others.
    4. Complex Thinker:
      • students apply appropriate strategies with accuracy and thoughtfulness.
      • students are able to problem solve, create, analyze and use self-correcting skills.
      • students shall demonstrate bodily kinesthetic intelligence in movement.
    5. Community Contributor:
      • students demonstrate a responsible attitude towards themselves, others, equipment and facilities.
      • students are given the opportunity to experience a variety of activities outside the school in the surrounding community, thus promoting active living.
      • students will develop social skills and positive attitudes such as leadership, cooperation, sportsmanship, teamwork, empathy and collaboration.
    6. Quality Producer:
      • students are able to show skill development, knowledge, social skills and fitness through participation in demonstrations and game play.
      • students demonstrate pride and accomplishment reflective of their skill level.
    7. Assessment:
      Assessment is ongoing and may involve teacher, student or peer direction. Final Mark is cumulative based on individual module marks. Missed modules result in a zero, unless the student makes up the missed work. Assessment areas are as follows:
      1. A.S.K. - Application, skill development, knowledge
      2. C.L.A.S. - Cooperation, leadership, attitude, sportsmanship
      3. P.E. - Participation, effort