Service and Health

Tier 2, 3 & 4: Project Adventure Physical Education

Brief Description of the course:

Initiatives, ice breakers, games, trust activities, debriefs and use of the ropes course. Students will meet once a week for two hours. Participants will be in the gym and outside. Students will write reflections after each class.

Target population:

All new students are required to take one semester of Project Adventure.

Tiers 2, 3 and 4 (9th, 10th, 11th, and 12th graders)

Major Topics/Themes and goals and objectives:

To increase the participant�s sense of personal confidence

To increase mutual support within a group

To develop and increased level of agility and physical coordination

To develop an increased joy in one�s physical self and in being with others

To develop and increased ability to work together with others and communicate effectively with others.

Alignment to standards:

(Phys Ed) Standard 1: Personal Health and Fitness

(Phys Ed) Standard 2: A safe and healthy environment

(Phys Ed) Standard 3: Resource management

Resource and Materials to be used:

Quicksilver by Karl Rohnke and Steve Butler (Project Adventure, Inc._

Silver Bullets (Project Adventure, Inc.)

Cowstails and Cobras I and II by Karl Rohnke (P.A, Inc.)

Fun Stuff Volume 1,2 &3 by Karl Rohnke (P.A Inc.)

Youth Leadership in Action (P.A, Inc.)

The Cooperative Sports and Games Book by Terry Orlick