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Curriculum: Health and PE

As Health and Physical Education teachers, our philosophy is to introduce students to the positive aspects of fitness and health so they will become active for a lifetime. 

Physical Education

In the Unionville-Chards Ford School District, we believe that the elementary years are a time for experimentation, discovery, and decision-making. Since students will come to class with various abilities, interests, talents, strengths and weaknesses, as teachers, one challenge is to provide every student with activities that will be developmentally appropriate to ensure success.  A safe environment is also essential.  Students will feel that it is all right to make mistakes and try new challenges.  UCFSD Elementary Physical Education programs are partners in the students’ overall education process. 

Over the course of the school year, students will meet two days out of the six day cycle for Physical Education class.  The programs administered are based on the Pennsylvania State Standards and developmental goals and practices.  Our programs are child-centered, success orientated, worthwhile, exciting and fun!

Click on the links below to learn about our program.

 

First Grade
Game Strategies              Manipulative             Movement           Scientific Principles

Second Grade
Game Strategies              Manipulative             Movement           Scientific Principles

Third Grade
Game Strategies              Manipulative             Movement           Scientific Principles

Fourth Grade
Game Strategies              Manipulative             Movement           Scientific Principles

Fifth Grade
Game Strategies              Manipulative             Movement           Scientific Principles


Health

The goal of the UCFSD Elementary Health curriculum is to build students' knowledge, skills, and positive attitudes about staying healthy. Students attend Health class as a special area subject once a cycle in grades three, four and five. Topics are aligned with PA Academic Standards and are designed to help students learn about their bodies and develop skills they will use to make healthy choices throughout their lifetime. UCFSD Elementary Health education provides skills-focused instruction that follows a comprehensive, sequential, developmentally appropriate Health education curriculum.

Delivery of lesson content relies heavily on a variety of technologies. Lesson presentations are digitally displayed, rich in multi-media. Many of the units are reinforced and assessed utilizing self-paced instruction in a computer lab environment.

Click on the links below to learn about each grade level’s program.

Third Grade                           Fourth Grade                           Fifth Grade