P.E. Staff of Lewis Elementary School
Mark Dillingham, Betty Sofge
Want to have
fun? Want the entire school to be involved? Join the nation in
May 2, 2001 at 10:00 a.m. The event is Project A.C.E.S. (All Children Exercising Simultaneously). The stage is set. The music is ready. Let's begin.
To prepare for the
activity so that everyone in the school will exercise together in an
organized event for 15 minutes.
|A preselected number of
students will decide on the exercises to be used
and will obtain approval from the P.E. teachers. The exercises will be choreographed to music.
|3.||For Everyone Outside:|
|The students will gather at their designated area. Classes stay with their classroom teacher in the area. Preselected students will take their places in preparation of conducting the activity.|
|For Everyone Inside:|
|Each Classroom will tune in 5 minutes
before the activity is to begin. Preselected students will take
their places in preparation of conducting the activity.
|4.||When everyone has gathered
outside in their specific area or the closed circuit TV's are turned on,
the designated teacher will "welcome all" and explain that
this is a national event and the importance of exercise, particularly in
youth and adolescence, and why the
activity is taking place at this time. Cameras will be used to
take video and still photographs of the students performing the
Everyone will be reminded to track their heart rate
(take at the beginning, during and after the exercise) and to remember their
heart rate target zone. It will be stressed that everyone is to
warm-up, do the aerobic exercise and then cool down and stretch as
|5.||Activity Ends. The
designated teacher "Thanks everyone" for participating and
reemphasizes exercising importance.
|Lewis Elementary School P.E. Web Page|
|Games Kids Play|
|Centers for Disease Control - "Promoting Lifelong Physical Activity"|
Sports Fitness - "The Fitness Files"
|The students will participate in the pre-selected exercises that promote health and fitness. The video tape
and pictures taken will display the participants involvement.
|Pictures and video tape will be submitted to the local media outlets. Students will be able to view the activity on the designated date. A discussion will follow at that time. This allows the students to reflect from the actual day of participating and the viewing of the video tape and pictures.|