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Physical Education

The purpose of the physical education program at Lane Tech College Prep High School is to develop the physical, cognitive, and social-emotional skills needed by students to be physically active for a lifetime. The curriculum includes a wide range of activities that promotes socialization, encourages participation and enriches leisure time. The instructional design focuses on individual progress with varied learning experiences and with individualized and cooperative learning opportunities in relevant physical activity.

Some activities included are team and individual sports, physical fitness, aquatic and pool safety, dance, weight training, best buddies/adaptive physical education, and driver's education. Different skills are emphasized at each grade level to guarantee a well-rounded curriculum.

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Course Descriptions

Course Code: 990701N
Course Title:
7th LTAC PE/Health

Level: R

Credit(s): 1.0
Semester(s): 2
Description:
The Physical Education program designed for the learning center students is to promote daily physical activity. Physical Education at this level is learning the basic skills of sports and activities. The class will teach the rules and provide opportunities to practice skills for a variety of sports. Integrated into the program is fitness testing. Physical Education continuously develops positive communication and sportsmanship. Health is also a component to the curriculum. Throughout the year students will have health units learning a variety of health and wellness life skills.

Suggested Prerequisites:
N
Course Code: 990801N
Course Title:
8th LTAC PE/Health

Level: R

Credit(s): 1.0
Semester(s): 2
Description:
The Physical Education program designed for the learning center students is to promote daily physical activity. Physical Education at this level is learning the basic skills of sports and activities. The class will teach the rules and provide opportunities to practice skills for a variety of sports. Integrated into the program is fitness testing. Physical Education continuously develops positive communication and sportsmanship. Health is also a component to the curriculum. Throughout the year students will have health units learning a variety of health and wellness life skills.

Suggested Prerequisites:
N
Course Code: 985101R
Course Title:
Dance

Level: R

Credit(s): 1.0
Semester(s): 2
Description:
Dance is a class for students with any or no previous experience. The course is open to juniors and seniors and will focus on the basic dance elements and techniques. Students will explore various styles of dance and will choreograph their own routines.

Suggested Prerequisites:
PE I & PE II
Course Code: 994601R
Course Title:
Intro Strength/Condition (Weight Training)

Level: R

Credit(s): 1.0
Semester(s): 2
Description:
This is an introduction course to weight training. It is more than just a "lifting" class. The course is designed to help students not only receive information on proper lifting techniques, but also to get academic information regarding exercise science in order to help the student design a weight training plan specific to their individual goals. This class was designed to provide each student with the knowledge needed to understand the importance of strength and fitness training. Students will understand the importance of setting goals for personal improvement and achievement, and will leave the class with a lifelong understanding of how to maintain adequate physical fitness for a healthy lifestyle.

Suggested Prerequisites:
N
Course Code: 986101H
Course Title:
PE Jr Leaders (Adaptive PE Helpers)

Level: H

Credit(s): 1.0
Semester(s): 2
Description:
Leaders in Physical Education is a unique physical education class experience where exemplary regular education students have the opportunity to assist students with special needs with adapted physical education class. The class is designed for students to be a "leader" to a special needs "buddy" during their physical education class. The "leaders" support their "buddy" by providing them assistance in physical activities and positive social interaction. This class benefits all students and demonstrates great character in students who understands its importance. The class will make you laugh and cry, but most of all will touch your heart.

Suggested Prerequisites:
95% attendance; Students must have patience and the willingness to help a student with diverse needs, but most of all have the ability to care for another individual and develop a friendship.
Course Code: 990201R
Course Title:
Physical Education- II

Level: R

Credit(s): 1.0
Semester(s): 2
Description:
Includes one semester of Physical Education, which students participate in five-week activity blocks of weight training and aerobic fitness, as well as team and individual sports activity. The other semester of PE II involves Driver's Education which allows students the opportunity to learn rules and regulations of safe driving, driver simulations, hands-on range driving, and behind the wheel practice with a certified instructor. The course fee (approximately $50) is determined by the district and may change prior to Quick Start.

Suggested Prerequisites:
N

Course Fee:
$50
Course Code: 990101R
Course Title:
Physical Education-Health I

Level: R

Credit(s): 1.0
Semester(s): 2
Description:
The Physical Education program for freshman is designed to promote physical activity for all students. This course is highly fitness-based and centered around attaining individual fitness goals. Students will learn about the 5 fitness components and participate in regular fitness testing in order to track their progress. They will increase their knowledge of anatomical structures, specifically major muscle groups, as well as tendons, ligaments, and bones. Students in this class will also increase their understanding of the relationship between physical activity and nutrition in maintaining a high quality of life and reducing their risk of chronic illness and diseases. The Lane Tech Health Education program is designed to enhance students' understanding of the three aspects of health. The curriculum focuses on each student's physical, mental/emotional, and social well-being and stresses the balance in each of these areas. The class combines extensive instruction, practice, and application of the skills necessary to achieve optimum health and wellness.

Suggested Prerequisites:
N