Zac Graham
Mr. Zac Graham My Physical Education and Health Philosophy

I believe that with the obesity problem in the United States, physical education is a very import aspect of each student's education. I will only see each student twice a week for a total of 1 hour, which is why I am focusing the majority of my curriculum (70%) around teaching sport skills. I will do fitness activities, but not frequently focus entire class periods around it. I believe that if the students have the proper skills (or at least better skills than they did) they will be more likely to participate in activities and games outside of class. This will typically provide the students more movement, better social skills, and a higher fitness level.
 

Name: Zac Graham
Birthday: 2-15-1982
School: Tri-Village (2000)
Hobbies: Running/Swimming/Biking
Favorites............
Song: Air Force One  -Nelly
Book: Any P.E. text book
Movie: Rocky I
Food: School Food
Quote: "To give anything less than your best is to sacrifice the gift." -Steve Prefontaine
Web Site: www.slowtwitch.com

A bit more about me
I graduated from Tri-Village in 2000 and briefly attended Bowling Green University before transferring to I.U. East. I graduated from I.U. East in 2005 with a Bachelors in Business Management. After Graduating I decided that I was best suited to teach, so I went back to school to be a physical education teacher. I spent the next three years at Ball State earning my license in Physical and Health Education.

In June of 2008, I married Kara (Schlechty) Graham and we live outside of New Madison.

P.E. RULES


1. No talking while Mr. Graham is speaking.


2. When the whistle blows, stop, look, and listen.


3. Always encourage others, we are a team!


4. Always do your best.


5. Always wear gym shoes to class.
Unit Plans

Unit Plan

Sept. 2020/21 Unit Plan

Zac Graham

Physical Education


Ohio PE Standards Covered:


Standards 1A, 1B, 2A, 2B,  3B, 5A, 5B



Session 1

Session 2


Week 1 


9-8-20


Introduction of myself


-Go over classroom rules, expectations, emergency exits


-Show room entrance and exit, as well as attention line


Various


-Tag games/Relay races


-Spud ball 


Week 2


9-15-20


Fall Field Day  


-Time run for each student


-400m run (K)

-800m run (1-2)

-1600m run (3-6)




Fall Field Day


-Time run again


400m run (K)

-800m run (1-2)

-1600m run (3-6)


Week 3


9-22-20













Field Day 100m/ Long Jump


-Time and measure each student


Field Day 100m/ Long Jump


-Time and measure each student


Week 4


9-29-20


Field Day Softball/Frisbee Throw


-Measure both throws


Field Day Softball/Frisbee Throw


-Measure both throws




Week 5


10-5-20



Field Day Wiffleball Hit


-Measure hits


Field Day Soccer Kick


Week 6


10-12-20


Field Day 4x100/Soccer Accuracy


-Time and tally class scores



Field Day Awards


-Give awards

-Tag games if we have time after



P.E. RULES


1. No talking while Mr. Graham is
   speaking.

2. When the whistle blows, stop, look, and
    listen.

3. Always encourage others, we are a team!

4. Always do your best.

5. Always wear gym shoes to class.
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