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Hi everyone, I was wondering what you guys do with students who don't bring their gym clothes, or have a number of missed classes? I've been looking for a database of smaller p.e. assignments but can't find one. Thanks, Jordan
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Harris T. On 11/29/08, Cybrary Man wrote: > It is a good idea to engage students who come to gym > unprepared with a writing assignment. I had such students > sit in the bleachers and gave them an assignment about how > they could work to improve their skills in whatever activity > the class was doing. I did not send them out of the gym (to &g...See More
Dec 3, 2008
Patrick On 12/03/08, Harris T. wrote: > On 11/29/08, Cybrary Man wrote: >> It is a good idea to engage students who come to gym >> unprepared with a writing assignment. I had such students >> sit in the bleachers and gave them an assignment about how >> they could work to improve their skills in whatever activity >> the cla...See More
Dec 5, 2008
Betsy Jones Hi,

Why can't they do some sort of physical activity for the period?

I mean you don't really need gym clothes to do an ab plank for 45 minutes (which would really suck). You don't need gym clothes to do: push-ups, crunches/sit-ups, pull- ups, wall sits, air squats. I work at a private school and most of the time my kids don't have...See More
Dec 9, 2008
Jill Bradney Hello - I teach in a K-4 building and all my kids know that "my" class is an activity class. Even though the kids don't wear gym clothes, they are required to have "gym" shoes ("tennis shoes"). When they don't, I explain that they still have to do an alternative activity which is walking in the bleachers. I started this when I was at the Middle Sch...See More
Jan 2, 2009
Amanda Kuhnz Jill~ I like the idea of having the students walk the bleachers. I am a high school PE teacher and I have found that having the students do the exercises anyway (including warm-ups) prevents them from not dressing down (unless they are the one's that will NEVER dress down). Or, recently I have been having the students hold eachother accountable for...See More
Jan 19, 2009


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