In October, the Kindergarten and Grade 1/2 classes will start with a unit in Transport. These classes will be participating in a variety of different movement games that focus on personal space, movements, and group space. After this unit we will be going into a throwing unit. We will start off with individual throwing techniques and by the end of the unit we will be getting into partner activities.
For the 3/4 classes we are starting the month off with a Football unit. The students will learn how to throw a ball forward and lateral. The students will show me their skills through keep away and ultimate football. The next part of October the students will be engaging in a Dodgeball Unit. The students will be participating in a variety of games that focus on throwing, invasion/territory games, moving to avoid getting hit, and team work. The last three days in October will be Fitness days. The students will go through a circuit of fitness activities for the class.
The grades 5-8 will start the month with a Football unit. This unit will consist of throwing forward, catching, laterals, and a little bit of kicking. We will be playing Ultimate Football and if the weather cooperates Football outside. After the Football unit is finished the students will be participating in Team/Low organized activities. These activities will be ranging from Bench Ball to Capture the Flag. The last three classes in October will be Fitness Testing. The Fitness Tests consist of a pushup challenge, sit up challenge, running, and flexibility.
In October the classes are going to start with doing a Health Unit. We will be focusing on the Canadian Food Guide and will be talking about the Food Groups.