1st Quarter Extra Credit
Due by November 6th, 2020
1st Quarter Extra Credit- Option 1
Topic: Fitness and Goal Setting (5pts)
Task: Set a SMART goal for yourself that you want to work on this fall/winter to improve or maintain on of the six health-related fitness components. Identify which component of fitness you want to work on and then set a SPECIFIC goal using the F.I.T.T. Principle. Then list 3-5 examples explaining how, when and where you plan on accomplishing this goal. (Must be typed up).
Health-Related Fitness Component: Aerobic Endurance
Smart Goal: I am going to walk (TYPE) for about 10,000 – 20,000 steps (INTENSITY) throughout the school day (TIME) at least 5 times a week (FREQUENCY).
1st Quarter Extra Credit- Option 2
Topic: Fitness and Tabata (5pts)
Task: As you have been learning, Tabata is a form of high-intensity interval training that has been proven to burn calories quickly. In a Tabata workout, each round lasts four minutes. It requires 20 seconds of all out intensity, followed by 10 seconds of rest, repeated EIGHT times. CREATE YOUR OWN TABATA!
- create your own Tabata of 8 exercises (list them)
- make a video where you name, demonstrate, and explain the 8 Tabata exercises
- which exercise is your favorite and why?
2nd Quarter Extra Credit
Due by January 22nd, 2021
Chose your favorite PE unit, game or activity that you participated in so far this year.
Describe the rules in detail as if you were teaching someone who never played this game, object of game, how many players, modifications, etc…
Describe in a paragraph why this was your favorite activity/unit.
Describe in a paragraph how you could make this activity/unit better. Give specific examples.
Closing paragraph about your overall experience in PE so far this year.
***This must be TYPED and is worth 5 extra credit points (each bullet is worth a point) towards your 2nd quarter grade.
3rd Quarter Extra Credit
Due Date: April 16th, 2021
Assignment: Fitness Journal
Keep a journal of all physical activity that takes place over a 5-day period
For each entry write down the date, type, length, distance, time for each activity. Examples: 2 mile run in 22 minutes, walked my dog around the block for 15 minutes, basketball practice for 30 minutes where we did sprints and played 3v3 games, etc.)
List what health-related fitness component your activity worked on (aerobic endurance, muscular strength, muscular endurance, flexibility, stress reduction, or body composition).
Did the activity meet the F.I.T.T. Principle standards and explain? (check PE website for info if needed)
Journal entries must be typed and in Times New Roman font 12.
***This must be TYPED and is worth 5 extra credit points (each bullet is worth a point) towards your 3rd quarter grade.
4th Quarter Extra Credit
Due by June 17th, 2021
Directions: create your own original activity or game that should include the following…
- Equipment needed
- Diagram of playing area or game set up
Note: This can include segments from existing games, sports, and activities, but must be an original idea.
*Your assignment is to be typed and no less than one page in length. This is worth 5 extra credit points towards your overall 4th quarter grade.