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Physical Education

Current Events Assignment

1.) Find an article that has as its main theme a topic related to health, fitness, or wellness.   Follow the format below.  The completed assignment should be 2-2 ½ type written pages in length.  Including the cover page and copy of your article, the entire assignment will be 4 – 4 ½ pages.

 

 2.) Cover Page:  Include the title of the article, your name, the date, the course (Physical Education), the teacher’s name, and class period.

 

3.) Summarize The Article:   In your own words, explain what the article is about.   Be certain to site the article (where did you find it).   The summary should include the main points of the article and pertinent information.  This summary should be one or two paragraphs in length.

 

4.) Vocabulary: Select 3 words from the article and, in your own words, define them as they relate to health, fitness, or wellness.

 

5.) Practical Application:   In this paragraph, explain 3 ways in which the information in this article could be applied to your life to enhance your overall health, fitness, and/or wellness.

 

6.) Personal Critique:   In this final paragraph, write your feelings about this article and the information provided in it.

 

7.) Attach a copy of the article to the assignment.

 

Student___________________________________

****Assignments are due in class on the last day of each week that the student’s class meets.

****Completed work can be handed directly to Mr. Suman or e-mailed to johnsuman@wpcsd.k12.ny.us

 

Assignments will not be accepted late.  Failure to hand in the weekly assignment at the required class/ time will result in a zero “0” grade for each of the class periods that met in that given week.    

 

Current Events Rubric

 

 

Contents

Criterion

Value

Earned

 

 

 

 

Article

Article is on topic (health, fitness, wellness)

1pt.

 

 

Article is from a credible source

1pt.

 

 

 

 

 

Cover Page

All information is included on the cover page

1pt.

 

 

 

 

 

Summary

Site the article

1pt.

 

 

Include the main points of the article

1pt.

 

 

Include pertinent information

1pt.

 

 

 

 

 

Vocabulary

Define 3 words, in your own words

3pts.

 

 

 

 

 

Practical Application

3 ways to apply this information to your life

5pts.

 

 

 

 

 

Personal Critique

Your feelings about the article

3pts.

 

 

 

 

 

Article Attached

Copy of the article attached to report

1pt.

 

Style, grammar

 

2pts.

 

Total