This is the 8th Grade page which consolidates all of the information that 8th grade students will need to have access to to be successful and have an enriching learning experience in my class. If you have any questions, please email Mr. Sickler at any time.
Most of the information for the class will be posted on Google Classroom such as assignments, announcements, critical thinking questions, make up assignments, etc. It is very important that you get yourself enrolled in the class.
1. Use this link to get to Google Classroom.
2. Choose the code below that corresponds to your period and enter it in EXACTLY as you see it.
3. This will enter you in the class and give you access to all of the Google Classroom information. Good luck!!!
2nd Semester Codes:
Period 1- k1xf4f
Period 2- rlku4st
Period 3- a3zsav0
Period 4- 1dywil
Period 6- u3he86
Period 7- myxx1
Every week, different students will be responsible for leading the warm ups. This process is taken very seriously and accounts for significant component of your overall grade. To read more about the warm up process, click HERE.
Most homework assignments will be posted on Google Classroom and also posted on the homework page on this website. It is your responsibility to check Google Classroom regularly. You will have a week to complete most of you assignments. Click HERE to check out your homework assignments.
You are required to have a Sportfolio (a 1" plastic binder) that will have your running and fitness graphs, handouts, and any other relevant information that you need to store for the semester/year. For requirements and instructions about your Sportfolio, click HERE.
RUN & FITNESS DAYS
Many of the weeks throughout the school year, you will have either or both a run day and a fitness day. These days will account for over 30% of your total grade for the quarter. To read about your Run Days and to download the required graphs, click HERE. To read about your Fitness Days and download any required information, click HERE.
BEAR FIT CHALLENGE (BFC)
The Bear Fit Challenge is going to be a significant aspect of your overall participation grade in class. As an 8th grader you are pretty familiar with it. Click HERE to learn about it or refresh your memory.
HELPFUL LEARNING RESOURCES
How to make a Google Slide Presentation- click HERE.
How to graph your Mile and 2 Mile Runs- Click HERE.
How to fill out the BFC Template- click HERE.
How to fill out the BFC Graphs- click HERE.
1st SEMESTER UNITS (Blocks 1-4)
Block 1 (9/4-9/28) Fitness Room Orientation/Strength Training
Block 2 (10/1- 10/26) Floor Hockey
Block 3 (10/29-11/30) Flag Rugby (w/ Lehman)
Block 4 (12/3-1/11) Swing Dance
2nd SEMESTER UNITS (Blocks 5-9)
Block 5 (1/14-2/8) Lifetime Fitness Project
Block 6 (2/11-3/8) Volleyball
Block 7 (3/11-4/12) Track & Field
Block 8 (4/22-5/17) Ultimate Frisbee (w/ Lehman)
Block 9 (5/20-5/31) Strength Training