Welcome to the 7th grade PE and Health page!
1st Trimester and Mid 2nd Trimester = Health is on Fridays and PE on Mondays
Mid 2nd Trimester and 3rd Trimester = PE on Mondays and Fridays!

Week of October 9, 2017
  • PE: We did not have PE class this week due to no school.
  • Health: Students took a quiz on last week's video on Recognizing Eating Disorders. We then discussed what the similarities and differences are from the most common types: bulimia, anorexia, and binge eating. Hwk: complete diagram on eating disorders

Week of October 2, 2017
  • PE: We continued our volleyball and bags unit by playing regulation games.
  • Health: As a class, we analyzed how companies advertise their products for consumers to purchase. A few influences include: selling toys with food, using colors (red and yellow make you hungry and blue make you thirsty), show fit people, etc. Hwk: find 3 commercials to analyze their tactics for selling the product and complete worksheet; new video on playposit.com (Recognizing Eating Disorders) and complete study guide

Week of September 25, 2017
  • PE: We continued our volleyball and bags unit by playing regulation games.
  • Health: We did not have Health class this week due to no school on Friday.

Week of September 18, 2017
  • PE: We began our volleyball and bags unit on Monday. Students were split up into 4 teams. Half the class period they played volleyball and the other half they played bags.
  • Health: I collected the homework "What's in a Label?" and pink slime worksheet. We participated in an experiment to find out how much sugar is really in the drinks that we consume. We then looked at a presentation on Eat This Not That, where students had to choose the healthier option from a fast food chain. Hwk: new video on playposit.com (Food Choices - Food Ads), water and sports drink comparison articles, and create own Eat This Not That slide shared with me at akladis@alphonsusacademy.org.

Week of September 11, 2017
  • PE: We will begin our volleyball and bags unit next Monday. To prepare ourselves for the volleyball unit, students participated in a game of Newcomb.
  • Health: Students took a quiz on how to improve their eating habits. Afterwards, they completed a worksheet on how to read food labels properly to be informed of what they are eating. Hwk: watch video on the Low Down of Sugar and finish What's in a food label? wksht (blue) and pink slime article (white)

Week of September 4, 2017
  • PE: No PE this week due to Labor Day on Monday.
  • Health: Students took a quiz on Dietary Guidelines. They applied what they learned from last week's video to making healthier choices in their meals.

Week of August 28, 2017
  • PE: Students took a baseline concussion test with our partnering company SportsBrain.
  • Health: Friday was our first day of Health class. Students took a pre-assessment on the unit that we will be discuss, which is Nutrition. Afterwards, students were guided to sign up for playposit.com (class # t8a0ad). This is an interactive way for students to watch a video and check their comprehension and understanding. Hwk: watch video on dietary guidelines and take notes, study for quiz, and bring headphones to Health class