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First and Second Grade

Units

1.  Fitness Unit: Works around two nationally acclaimed programs the Jump Rope  for Heart and the President's Physical Fitness Challenge.  Also, focuses in circuit training approach that allows the students to learn about their bodies and how to keep them healthy.

  1. President's Fitness Challenge
  2. Jump Rope for Heart
  3. Circuit Training
  4. Distance Running (1-2 minutes non-stop)

2.  manipulative Unit: I will use team sports as the theme to teach students in a lead-up game format, the basic skills necessary for each sport.  Trust, cooperation, problem solving, teamwork and support are goals of each unit.

  1. Soccer
  2. Floor Hockey
  3. Volleyball
  4. Basketball
  5. Baseball (kickball, T-ball)
  6. Track and Field (Field Day)

 3.  Rhythms and Dance Unit:  involves fun activities that integrates music with physical activity.  Units such as lummi sticks and parachute play focus on developing fine and gross motor skills, coordination, rhythm awareness, creativeness and increases concentration and listening skills.

  1. Lummi Sticks
  2. Parachute Play
  3. Dance (Bunny Hop, Hokey Pokey)

4.  Basic Locomotor Units: Focus on individual sports such as gymnastics, dance, bowling, and tennis.  Fundamental elements necessary to play such sports are practiced in a non-competitive play where students progress at their own ability.

  1. Tumbling and gymnastics
  2. Bowling
  3. Tennis (kadima paddle)


Wingdale Elementary School   6413 Route 55   Wingdale, NY 12594   Phone: (845) 877-5720   Fax: (845) 877-5729

The Dover Union Free School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities.  
The following people have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:

Donna Basting, Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum, Staff Development, and Technology
2368 Route 22, Dover Plains, NY  12522
845-877-5700 x1233 

Genie Angelis, High School Principal
2368 Route 22, Dover Plains, NY  12522
845-877-5700 x1143

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