Middle School Curriculum Overview
Grade Six
 
This course builds upon the themed activities taught at the elementary level with a central focus upon
each student's continuous development of physical fitness attributes and movement skills. Through
meaningful activities, students are taught the importance of maintaining a healthy lifestyle through
participation in regular physical activity. The themed activities include fitness, nutrition and health,
creative movements, fundamental movements, jumping and landing, chasing, fleeing and dodging,
rolling and weight transfer, kicking, punting & dribbling, dribbling with hands, volleying, throwing and
catching, striking with short handled implements, striking with long handled implements. Student
proficiency is determined through a combination of cognitive, affective and psycho-motor assessments. 
 
Grade Seven
 
This course integrates the themed activities taught at sixth grade with a variety of modified sports
whichfocus upon each student's continuous development of physical fitness attributes and movement
skills. Through meaningful activities, students are taught the importance of maintaining a healthy lifestyle
through  participation in regular physical activity. The themed activities include fitness, nutrition and
health, creative movements, fundamental movements, jumping and landing, chasing, fleeing and
dodging, rolling and weight transfer, kicking, punting and dribbling, dribbling with hands, volleying,
throwing and catching, striking with short handled implements, striking with long handled implements.
The modified sports include flag football, rugby, soccer, basketball, volleyball, hockey, speedball,
handball, ultimate Frisbee, tennis, cricket, softball, pickle ball, golf, bowling, dance, gymnastics
and aquatics. Student proficiency is determined through a combination of cognitive, affective and
psycho-motor assessments. 

Grade Eight

This course utilizes the themed activities and modified sports taught at sixth and seventh grade to
reinforce each student's continuous development of physical fitness attributes and movement skills.
Through meaningful activities, students are taught the importance of maintaining a healthy lifestyle
through participation in regular physical activity. The themed activities include fitness, nutrition and
health, creative movements, fundamental movements, jumping and landing, chasing, fleeing and
dodging, rolling and weight transfer, kicking, punting and dribbling, dribbling with hands, volleying,
throwing and catching, striking with short handled implements, striking with long handled implements.
The modified sports include flag football, rugby, soccer, basketball, volleyball, hockey, speedball,
handball, ultimate Frisbee, tennis, cricket, softball, pickle ball, golf, bowling, dance, gymnastics
and aquatics. Student proficiency is determined through a combination of cognitive, affective
and psycho-motor assessments.