Dawn McPhillips: Physical Education & Health

Teacher: Dawn McPhillips
E-mail: Dawn.McPhillips@dcyf.ri.gov

In this section you will find links to the following:

  • My Grading Rubric
  • Health Lesson Plans: Book and Grad Point
  • Online Grad Point Sequence
  • Physical Education Class Grade Level Outcomes


Health Book Lessons
September: Understanding Health & Wellness October: Nutrition for Health November: Physical Activity and Fitness
December: Personal Health Care January: Skeletal, Muscular Systems, and nervous System February: Understanding Communicable Diseases
March: Safety and Injury Prevention April: First Aid & Emergencies May: Community & Environmental Health
Grad Point Lessons
Making Healthy Decisions What Is Health? Identifying Health Risks
01: Taking Responsibility for Your Health 02: Personality and Emotions 03: Managing Stress
04: Mental Disorders and Suicide 05: Relationships 06: Preventing Violence
07: Food and Nutrition 08: Keeping Your Body Healthy 09: Exercise and Lifelong Fitness
10: Alcohol 11: Tobacco 12: Preventing Drug Abuse
13: Reproduction 14: Human Development
RITS Health & Physical Education Grading
Criteria for grading: Outstanding: A Commendable: B Satisfactory: C Unsatisfactory: D
Participation when prepared: How well the student engages in the activity or game Consistently participates enthusiastically, is self-motivated, shows outstanding effort.
40-37 pts.
Frequently participates: enthusiastically, needs little teacher direction, shows good effort.
36-33 pts.
Occasionally participates: enthusiastically, requires teacher direction, shows satisfactory effort. 32-29 pts. Often refuses to participate: Requires continuous teacher direction, shows little or no effort.
29-0 pts.
Preparation: Students will have sneakers removed. Students in class on time. Consistently Prepared: Sneakers worn without teacher reinforcement. Always in class on time.
40-37 pts.
Frequently Prepared: Sneakers worn most of the time, rarely needs teacher re- direction. Comes to class most of the time.
36-33 pts.
Occasionally Prepared: Sneakers are not worn on a consistent basis, needs teacher re-direction. Seldom come to class on time.
32-29 pts.
Continually Unprepared: Does not wear sneakers to class. Does not come to class on time
29-0 pts.
Sporting Character & Safety Awareness: This includes attitude, leadership, showing respect to classmates & teacher, as well as personal & classroom safety & coming to class on time. Demonstrates a high level of: Responsible personal & social behavior. Always supports & encourages peers. Always practices safety and never causes a disruption in class.
10-9 pts.
Demonstrates a good level of: Responsible personal & social behavior. Good cooperation, interactions with peers & practice of safety. Minimal class disruption.
8-7 pts.
Demonstrates some level of: Responsible personal & social behavior. Student may need to be reminded of safety or procedural guidelines. More than 3 reminders in 1 class for disruption.
6-5 pts.
Demonstrates little if any: Responsible personal & social behavior. Uncooperative, lack of respect for peers, unsafe behavior. Constant class disruption.
4-0 pts.
Content Knowledge: Student is able to understand game rules, team strategies, and personal wellness concepts. Responsible for his/her notebook and note taking. Demonstrates comprehensive: understanding, can practice, lead or even instruct in a game successfully, shows use of strategy. Notebook is Always complete and neat.
10-9 pts.
Demonstrates good: understanding, can participate in a game successfully, & shows understanding of strategy. Notebook rarely needs attention and assignments are complete.
8-7 pts.
Demonstrates general: understanding, can participate in a game & understand some strategies. Multiple re-direction when note taking and completing assignments.
6-5 pts.
Demonstrates little: or no understanding. Shows the need for further work in the area of game play & strategy. Constantly needs re-direction to complete assignments and has incomplete notebook.
4-0 pts.
What We Do In Physical
S1.H1 Lifetime activities
S1.H3 Fitness activities
S2.H1,2,3,4, & 5 Movement concepts, principles & knowledge
S3.H1,2,3,4, & 5 Physical activity knowledge
S3.H6 Engages in physical activity
S3.H7,8,9 & 10 Fitness knowledge
S3.H1 11 & 12 Assessment & program planning
S3.H13 Nutrition
S3.H14 Stress management
S4.H1 Personal responsibility
S4.H2 Rules & etiquette
S4.H3 Working with others
S4.H5 Safety
S5.H1 Health
S5.H2 Challenge
S5.H3 Self-expression & enjoyment
S5.H4 Social interaction