Physical Education / Health Education Annex Homepage

Getting Fit is Fun!!!

Mission Statement

 

PS 94 Annex is home to more than 500 Kindergarten through Second Grade students. The purpose of this group page is to educate parents about the physical education/health program at PS 94, and to provide a physical education/health resource for the students and the community.

"The impact of a good physical education and health program impacts the school climate, the health of the students, their ability to learn, and prepares them for a life (a healthy and productive life) beyond the classroom and into their future" ~ Doris Dorr

 

A Message to Parents...

Parents please remember to dress your child in their gym uniform and sneakers on the days that they have gym! Unfortunately, if they don't wear at least a pair of sneakers, they will not be able to participate. THANK YOU!

Physical Education Classroom Expectations:

Physical Education Classroom Expectations:
1. Safety is Number 1! Respect Others, Respect Yourself, Respect Your Environment
2. Participation is a must! All students engaged all the time in all activities. Success comes from a student's participation doing skills, interacting with peers and teacher, and through active discussion of class-related topics.
3. Proper footwear (sneakers) in PE is required by all students to maximize their potential for physical success and minimize their potential for physical harm.

Grades K-2 Physical Education Curriculum Overview

 

 

MONTH

FOCUS

CONCEPT

PHYSICAL EDUCATION
CURRICULUM OVERVIEW

 Grade K  Grade 1  Grade 2

September

 

Establish 
gym 
routines
and 
expectations

 

Clear expectations will enable students to demonstrate positive behavior expected in the gym.


Gym Expectations (introduction and reinforcement)
Proper gym attire
  • Entering and exiting the gym
  • Floor spots
  • Bathroom and water procedures
  • Location of bathrooms
  • Fire drill and Lockdown procedures and expectations
  • Nurse Pass
  • Appropriate warm ups and cool-down exercises (on-going)
*Introduction to the Mighty Millers Club

*Introduction to Dance Club

October - November

Aerobic
Fitness

Aerobic Fitness enables the heart, lungs and muscles to perform activity over a sustained period. 

  • Jogging
  • Running
  • Dancing
  • Jumping rope
  • Skipping
  • Hopping
  • Leaping
  • Galloping
  • Scooter
FITNESS GRAM- Measurement of  students’ height and weight

December - January


Muscular 
Fitness,
Strength
and
Endurance

Muscular fitness includes strength and endurance.  Strength is the ability to produce maximal force over time.  Endurance is the ability to exert sub-maximal force repeatedly.

  • Push ups
  • Squats
  • Yoga
  • Sit-ups

*FITNESS GRAM-Measurement of students’ height and weight

February - 
March

 

Flexibility

Flexibility enables you to move your joints through a complete range of motion (the ability to bend and stretch).

  • Yoga
  • Pilates
  • Stretching

April - 
May

HIV/AIDS

In the HIV/AIDS curriculum for K-2, students contrast being healthy and being ill.  

Through a variety of lessons planned by the New York City Department of Education, students will

  • learn to recognize that people, even young children make choices that affect their health, and to distinguish between healthy and unhealthy choices.
  • identify how diseases are transmitted, learn how the immune system works, and describe how loved ones and medical caregivers help people get better.
  • learn that HIV/AIDS, and infectious disease, disables the immune system.

June

 

 

 

  • Outdoor play
  • Variety of games learned throughout the year
ONGOING - SEPTEMBER through JUNE

Students will be introduced to  basic rules of organized sports such as
  • baseball
  • hockey
  • soccer
  • volleyball
  • basketball
  • football
  • running
  • jogging
  • racing

Also, cooperative games will be organized to encourage team work, and improve social skills.

When do we have GYM?!

Monday Tuesday Wednesday  Thursday Friday 

K-101A

K-105A

K-115A

K-122A

1-218A

1-220A

1-222A

 2-322A

K-118A

K-120A

K-122A

K-203A

1-213A

1-216A

2-201A

2-311A

2-315A

2-316A

K-105A

K-120A

K-203A

K-214A

1-307A

1-313A

1-318A

1-320A

 K-101A

K-105A

K-113A

K-115A

K-203A

K-215A

1-213A

1-216A

1-218A

1-318A

 K-113A

K-118A

K-120A

K-215A

1-220A

1-222A

1-307A

1-320A

2-201A

2-315A