6th Grade Health/PE

 6th Grade Health/PE

River Mill Academy will be closed for at least the next two weeks. Assignments will be posted on the homepage, as well as here. Every document that is needed will be posted under the assignments tab as well. The goal is to keep students active and engaged over this unexpected break.

6th Grade PE and Health


There will not be any new assignments for this current week. We will honor this week as a make-up week. All missing assignments must be submitted by Friday, May 15th. If you have questions regarding an assignment you are missing, please contact me. 



      Make sure to record at least 3 days of 60 minutes each day

Video Response:

     Watch the following video and respond to the questions IN COMPLETE        SENTENCES:


  1. Based on the video, what type of goal would you set for yourself? (achieving a new skill, weight loss, writing a novel, etc.) (1-2 sentences)
  2. Write a SMART goal based on the topic you have picked. What is the goal? (1-2 sentences)
  3. What type of realistic reward can you set for yourself? (1-2 sentences)
  4. Do you think your goal is achievable? Why or why not? (2-3 sentences)
  5. What steps do you plan on taking to achieve this goal? (2-3 sentences)

These assignments should be submitted via email by Sunday May 10th. If you have any questions, please let me know.


FITT Log due 5/3 documenting 3 days of 60 minutes each day as well as the Video Reflection.

Video Reflection
Please watch the following YouTube Video and answer the questions.

      Benefits of Exercise

Watch the following video and write a response in complete sentences:
  1. What was the video about? (1-2 sentences)
  2. What were some of the physical benefits that stood out to you?  Were these benefits you already knew about, or new? (2-3 sentences)
  3. What were some of the mental benefits that stood out to you? Were these benefits you already knew about, or new? (2-3 sentences)
  4. Based off of this video, do you think you are performing enough exercise, or do you feel like you could improve? What are some high intensity activities you could do to help improve physical and mental aspects of your life? (2-3 sentences)
Please submit you FITT Log documenting 3 days as well as your Video Reflection in complete sentences by 5/3. If you have any questions please let me know.


FITT LOG DUE 4/26 as well as video assignment:

Video Assignment:
Please watch and follow along with the following YouTube Video. 
Fitness Video 
(stop the video after 13 minutes).

Please follow the video all the way through. Do the exercises that appear on the screen.

Choose one of each to complete for 30 seconds
     High Knees
 or Mountain Climbers  

     Push ups or Sit ups  

     Lunges or Air Squats 

     Jumping Jacks or Dancing 

After you complete the video please answer the questions for the Reflection Assignment in complete sentences.


      Answer the following questions IN COMPLETE SENTENCES:

  1. Before you did the exercises, how was your heart rate and breathing?
  2. Which exercises did you choose to do? (Should have completed four)
  3. What changes occurred to your body after exercise? (sweat, heart rate, breathing, body ache, etc)
  4. Did you feel fatigued after doing the exercises?
  5. What are four activities other than the ones listed in the video that you can do at home?


Please submit the Reflection Assignment with all questions answered in complete sentences and your FITT log by April 26th. This can be done in an email, you can write it on paper and email the picture, or you can use a Word Document and email this to me. If you have any questions please let me know.


Assignment 3/30-4/5

The current assignment is another Physical Activity Log. This log is different than the previous assignment. In this log students will need to describe their workout/exercise using the F.I.T.T. principle. Instructions are on the first page of the handout. Make sure each activity it listed and 5 days with 60 minutes per day is logged. The assignment is due to my email by Sunday 4/5 at 11:59pm. Please feel free to email the document whenever it is completed. If you have any questions please let me know.

FITT Journal Log.docx

Assignment 3/16-3/29

Week 1 and 2 assignment was a physical activity log.
 Students will need to record at least 60 minutes of activity a day on the proper log found on page 3 of the following PDF. A picture of the log or the document itself needs to be emailed in for grading by Sunday at 11:59pm each week.

2 weeks should be completed on 3/29

Instructions for each section are listed on pages 4-6 of the PDF.

Fitness Journal Packet.pdf

You can refer to the assignments tab to print the single page for the activity log. The full PDF is posted above for additional activities and workout ideas.

If you have any questions feel free to email me at jgriffin@rivermill-academy.org