Junior High Physical Education Curriculum Framework

Wisconsin 's Model Academic Standards for Physical Education (WMASPE)


A. Leading an Active Lifestyle

- Students in Wisconsin will exhibit a physically active lifestyle.


B.  Physical Skill Development

  - Students in Wisconsin will demonstrate competency in many forms of movement and proficiency in some.


C. Learned Skill

- Students in Wisconsin will apply concepts and principles of movement to the

  learning and development of physical skills.


D. Understanding Physical Activity and Well-being

- Students in Wisconsin will understand that physical activity provides opportunities enjoyment, challenge, self-expression, and social interaction.


E. Health-Enhancing Fitness

- Students in Wisconsin will achieve and maintain a health-enhancing level of physical fitness.


F. Respectful Behavior

  - Students in Wisconsin will demonstrate responsible personal and social behavior in physical-activity settings.


G. Understanding Diversity

- Students in Wisconsin will demonstrate understanding and respect for differences among people in physical-activity settings.

Enduring Understandings:


Regular physical activity increases the brain's capacity to learn (NASPE 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6).


Students understand that respect is reciprocal (NASPE 5, 6).


There is more to a game than winning and losing (NASPE 1, 2, 5).


Physical fitness components are essential for developing a successful individual fitness program (NASPE 3, 4).


Engage in self-directed activities in a variety of settings (NASPE 3, 4, 5, 6).


By displaying appropriate sportspersonship skills during games and activities will make the activities more enjoyable for all (NASPE 5, 6).


Tactics, strategies and skills are transferable (NASPE 1, 2, 5).




pretest and post test

Exercise Log

Presidential or


  (need example)


written quiz and exam

oral quiz

develop personal fitness goals


self assessment

student survey



authentic skill test

Skill Check




Essential Questions:


What makes an activity fun and enjoyable for you (the student)?


How are tactics, strategies and skills transferable between games?


What makes you unique?


What are the benefits of cooperation and teamwork?


What is a motivating factor to keep you physically fit?


What does fitness mean to you?








Connected Co-Curricular Support Activities/Experiences



Adventure club


NASPE Shooting

  -Archery Club


Content Topics

7-9 grade P.E. Offerings



Team Sports


Lifetime Leisure Activities

  CC skiing





Adventure Learning


Weight Training




Cooperative Games





Key Skills


Basic Motor Skills


Basic Math Skills


Climbing Procedures


Cooperative Learning


Components of Physical Fitness


Basic Writing Skills