Physical Education Main Building

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Please join Physical Education Mr.Cortez on google classroom. Use class code obpanoi                                                                                               

2019 Soccer Club Wednesday and Thursday 2:25-3:25pm

Wednesday and Thursday 2:20-3:35pm                        



Evens Registre

Ruben Martino-Cortez

Hours: 8:00am to 2:20pm

Young Runners Alumni Pictures


Mission Statement

The mission of Physical Education Program at PS 94 is to empower all students to sustain regular, lifelong physical activity as a foundation for a healthy, productive and fulfilling life. Physical Education is a sequential educational program. It is based on physical activities undertaken in an active, caring, supportive and nonthreatening atmosphere in which every student is challenged and successful. We are committed to providing a safe and positive learning environment in which all students achieve personal bests and success.  The goal of the program is to guide young lives towards healthy and active futures.

Curriculum Overview Grades 2- 5

Physical Education:  Curriculum Overview


Standard 1:  Personal Health and Fitness

Students will have the necessary knowledge and skills to establish and maintain physical fitness, participate in physical activity, and maintain personal health.

Standard 2:  A safe and Healthy Environment

Students will acquire the knowledge and ability necessary to create and maintain a safe and healthy environment.

Standard 3: Resource Management.

Students will understand and be able to manage their personal and community resources.


The Leader In Me

Seven Habits

Habit 1:   Be Proactive

You’re in charge of yourself

Habit 2:  Begin with the end in mind

Have a Plan 

Habit 3:  Put First Things First

Work first, then play

Habit 4:  Think Win Win

Everybody can win!

Habit 5:  Seek First To Understand Then To be Understood.

Listen before you speak

Habit 6:  Synergize

Working together is better

Habit 7: Sharpen The Saw

Balance is best









Grade 2

Grade 3

Grade 4

Grade 5

Organized Sports



Establish gym routines and expectations


Latin Heritage Month

Dynamic Warmup

Static Cooldown

Theme based games

  1. Students will have clear understanding of the expectations.    
  2. Students will demonstrate positive behavior expected in the gym.
  3. Students will demonstrate at least three exercises that improve aerobic fitness.
  4. Students will identify and demonstrate the components of physical activity sessions: warm ups, main physical activity, and cool down

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

Why are rules important(#5)

What is your goal in gym(#2)

  • Gym Expectations (introduce and reinforce)
  • Encourage 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 Young Runners club

*Introduction to Basketball club

Students are introduced to basic rules of organized sports.  Many of the sports are cooperative based games that are organized to encourage team work, and improve social skills.






running bases














blocking goal



kick off

field goals


defense (interception)





warm up

cool down




dance steps to help increase heart rate

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


Aerobic Fitness

Fall and Holiday Celebrations

Locomotor Skills

Fitness Circuit training


Chasing, Fleeing, and Dodging



  1. Students will be able to identify the health benefits of aerobics. 

Stronger heart, improve brain function, better sleep, stronger bones, alleviate depression

Pacer assessment

Push up assessment

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


Mini- lessons:

 What is aerobics(#3)?   What are the benefits?  Also, how can we maintain healthy lives?

Students will be able to demonstrate at least three exercises that improve aerobic fitness. 

  • Jogging
  • Running
  • Dancing
  • Jumping rope
  • Skipping
  • Hopping
  • Leaping
  • Galloping

*FITNESS GRAM- Measurement of  students’ height and weight

*FITNESS Gram- Pacer test



Muscular Fitness:  Strength and Endurance


Winter and Holidays Celebration

Muscular Endurance Circuit Training

Theme based games


Black History Month

Women History Month

Breathing Techniques

  1. Students will be able to demonstrate at least three exercises that build muscular fitness:

Forward Lunge, standing calf Raise, Opposite Elbow to Knee, Triceps Kickback, Arm Circles, Overhead Press, Biceps Curl, Push- ups, Sit-ups, Squats, Sit-ups

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.

Students learn the names of their muscles.  Also, how they can maintain their bodies healthy.

Students will be able to demonstrate at least three exercises that build muscular fitness.

  • Forward Lunge
  • Standing Calf Raise
  • Opposite Elbow to Knee
  • Triceps Kickback
  • Arm Circles
  • Jumping jacks
  • Biceps Curl
  • Push ups
  • Sit-up
  • Squats
  • Sit-ups

*FITNESS GRAM-Push up, Curl up, Sit and Reach, Trunk Lift



Cinco de Mayo & Spring Celebration

Fitness Stations

Sports Round up

  1. Students will participate in the Flexibility assessment from NYC FitnessGram

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

Students will be able to lead a full  body warm up using various stretches and know what muscles are being targeted.

  • Stretching
  • Plank
  • Standing Calf stretch
  • Side Trunk
  • Back extension
  • Forward Lunge
  • Hamstring Stretch
  • Neck
  • Shoulder posterior
  • Chest
  • Standing Forward Bend
  • Butterflies 





  1. Students will understand that their choices affect their health.

In the HIV/AIDS curriculum for 2-5, 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.


The end of year will be used to reinforce the idea of developing active, healthy lifestyles

Revisit final goals.

Organized games revisited



Students will participate in organized games that they can play outside in the community.

  • Final goals will be revisited.  Have students set new goals for the summer.
  • Many of the games students learned throughout the year will be revisited.