Christopher Crandall- How to Create a Procedures & Student Expectations Guide
OL-855: What Great Teachers Do
After interviewing his professional peers, Tom Fischetti and Scott Schinto, Physical Education teacher Christopher Crandall developed a Procedures and Student Expectations Guide which clearly lays out his expectations for his Hawthorn South Middle School students. Setting student expectations is essentila to maintainig order and control of your classroom. Crandall’s goal is to ensure each of his students attains healthy development in all four domains: socially, mentally, emotionally, and physically.
Hawthorne Middle School South
Procedures and Student Expectations
The primary goal of our program is to help students develop total well-being through physical, mental, social, and emotional domains. This goal will be met through achieving psychomotor, cognitive, and affective objectives.
1. Psychomotor: Skill improvement and development of fitness
2. Cognitive: Accumulation of knowledge as well as the ability to think and interpret that knowledge.
3. Affective: development of character traits such as the individual’s values, appreciation, attitude, and interests.
- Proper execution of warm-ups
- Team-building, collaboration
- Observation of skill/strategy
- Skills tests/physical performance
- Consistency and work habits
- Class discussion, oral presentation
- Written quizzes/tests
- Respect for self and others
The final grade is weighted as follows and explained below:
80% Class Contribution and Achievement
20% Cognitive Assessment
Students will earn a daily grade based on the following:
- Class Contribution – Student is actively involved, is consistent in effort, develops good work habits in warm-ups and activities, follows directions, uses appropriate language, and displays sportsmanship and respect. Student shows respect for peers, teachers, equipment and facilities. Student is on time and wearing the appropriate Middle School South uniform with laced shoes.
- Achievement – Student will be evaluated on self-improvement in variety of health related fitness components, tests and concepts. Students will be evaluated on their ability to work well alone and with others in team-building concepts, respect and sportsmanship.
- Knowledge – Student will be evaluated on written tests, papers, class discussion, oral presentation, observation of rules/strategy during game play, application of concepts taught and other items required by the teacher.
Tardiness: All students are to be on time, dressed and ready 5 minutes after the class is scheduled to start each day. Students who are tardy 3 times will be issued a detention.
Uniforms: All students will be required to wear proper uniform each day.
Daily points to be deducted
|AC||Alternate Clothing w/ participation||1 up to 10|
|AT||Attitude||1 up to 5|
|EC||Failure to take care of Equipment||1 up to 5|
|FD||Failure to Follow Directions||1 up to 5|
|IB||Inappropriate Behavior||1 up to 10|
|LA||Left assigned area without permission||1 up to 10|
|MX||Medical Exempt||0 points deducted|
|NP||No Participation||1 up to 10|
|TA||Tardy to Attendance||1 up to 5|
See your teacher to discuss their daily point procedures.
- “Moving Into the Future: National Standards for Physical Education, A Guide to Content and Assessment” developed by the National Association of Sport and Physical Education of the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance. (1995). Boston: WCB/McGraw-Hill.
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