Burrillville School Department Physical Education Curriculum

Aligned to the State and National Standards

Grade 8 Scope and Sequence

The goal of physical education is to develop a physically literate individual. “Physical literacy is the ability to move with competence and confidence in a wide variety of physical activities in multiple environments that benefit the healthy development of the whole  person.” (National Standards & Grade-Level Outcomes for K-12 Physical Education, SHAPE America)

The chart below highlights the key skills and activities taught in grade 8 and the order in which they are taught.  By clicking on the unit title, parents, students and teachers can view the detailed expectations for student learning.  Only teachers can access the Common Course assessment link.

Quarter

Unit

Activities

Instructional Days

1

1

Flag Football/Ultimate Frisbee/Walking

6-7 days

1

2

Soccer

6-7 days

1

3

Organized Games

6-7 days

Quarter

Unit

Activities

Instructional Days

2

1

Fitness

14-15 days

2

2

Organized Games

6-7 days

Quarter

Unit

Activities

Instructional Days

3

1

Volleyball

6-7 days

3

2

Floor Hockey

6-7 days

Quarter

Unit

Activities

Instructional Days

4

1

Dance

2-3 days

4

2

Recreational Activities

4-5 days

4

3

Basketball or Aerobics

4-5 days