*There is currently no written homework assigned for Dover Elementary PE.*
It is expected though, that students are participating in at least 1 hour of physical activity per day (on top of Physical Education Class and recess). Students can take part in a regimented exercise program or use alternatives or a combination of both. Recommendations for alternatives include, but of course not limited to:
1. Walk your dog 2. Take classes in ballet, jazz, or tap dancing 3. Fly a kite 4. Toss a Frisbee 5. Ask your parents or grandparents to take you to a state park or other area where you can take a nature hike 6. Ride your bike 7. Skate 8. If you have a yard, pick up sticks or trash 9. Pull weeds 10. Rake the yard or garden 11. Play tag 12. Play hopscotch 13. Have a hula hoop contest, and see who can keep the hoop up the longest 14. Learn to juggle 15. Jump rope (boxers do it, and look how strong & healthy they are!) 16. Visit the zoo, amusement park, or museum (lots of walking) 17. Wash the car 18. Have every family member wear a pedometer, and have a daily challenge to see who can take the most steps. Losers do winner's chores the next day. 19. Shoot hoops 20. Play soccer 21. Play softball 22. Play badminton 23. Have a water balloon fight 24. Put on your bathing suit and run through the sprinkler 25. Go swimming (never without an adult to supervise!) 26. Give the dog a bath. The bigger the dog, the more exercise you'll get! 27. Sign up for a charity walk-a-thon with your parent, grandparent, or other relative 28. Do jumping jacks 29. Do push-ups 30. Put on an exercise video and get a good workout 31. Do sit-ups 32. Learn to play golf, or caddy for someone else 33. Play tennis 34. Play miniature golf 35. Go bowling 36. Learn to twirl a baton 37. Take a class in martial arts and learn to defend yourself 38. Build a fort and play cowboys and Indians 39. If you have a two-story home or a home with a basement, carry out-of-place items up or down stairs, one item at a time 40. Run the vacuum 41. Wash windows 42. Clean your room 43. Ride your skateboard 44. Learn yoga, either at a class or from a video 45. Race-walk 46. Have relay races with your friends or family 47. Play touch football 48. Learn ballroom dancing 49. Learn hip-hop dancing
Be creative and have fun!
Dover Union Free School District 2368 Rt 22 Dover Plains, NY 12522 Phone: (845) 832-4500 Fax: (845) 832-4511
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