P.E.Class Format

P.E. classes through out the year are a balance of the following:

  • Cooperative games with the entire class, groups or partners
  • Modified sport games that emphasize team work, effort and fun
  • Basic sport skills through non-traditional means
  • Cardiovascular activities and games
  • Strength and flexibility for major muscle groups
  • Fitness testing
  • Rhythmic movements with equipment, bodies and music
  • Games or activities that are just fun and enjoyable


An example of a typical class:

  • Warm-up: run/walk, tag or quick-start (movement activities that require little direction)
  • Short game or tag to continue warm-up period (optional due to time)
  • .Circle / group time: targets (objectives) for the day, week or month plus strength and flexibility exercises
  • Activity or game related to targets
  • Game, tag or other enjoyable activity (optional due to time)
  • .Circle / group time: calming, centering, review and evaluation of class (individual behavior for Pre K – 2), reflection