North Putnam Community School Corporation
Physical Education K-12

Physical Education - Middle School Swimming and Water Safety

Middle School Swimming and Water Safety

This course will utilize the American Red Cross' water safety and swimming text along with the Indiana State Standards to provide a safe and conducive learning environment. This course will also emphasize health related fitness and develop skills and habits necessary for a lifetime activity.


Swimming

    Basic Aquatic Skills
The learner will be able to understand and demonstrate basic aquatic skills as an introduction to water activities. (Indiana Physical Education Standards 1,2,5,6,7).
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Basic Aquatic Skills North Putnam Comm School Corp(a)
  
    Entering the water
The learner will be able to enter the pool in chest deep water while becoming acclimated to pool temperature.
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Basic Aquatic Skills North Putnam Comm School Corp(a)
  
    Bobbing and Breathing Control
The learner will be able to bob up and down in chest deep water while learning to control breathing.
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Basic Aquatic Skills North Putnam Comm School Corp(a)
  
    Staying Afloat
The learner will be able to float on their front and back, and transfer from one to the other without the feeling of panic.
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Basic Aquatic Skills North Putnam Comm School Corp(a)
  
    Treading Water
The learner will be able to understand and apply arm and leg movements to successfully tread water for an extended period of time.
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Basic Aquatic Skills North Putnam Middle School(a)
  
    Front Glide
The learner will be able to perform the front glide to apply the streamline position while keeping the face in the water.
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Basic Aquatic Skills North Putnam Middle School(a)
  
    Back Glide
The learner will be able to perform the back glide while applying the streamline position.
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Basic Aquatic Skills North Putnam Middle School(a)
  
    Underwater Swimming
The learner will be able to understand and apply different stroke and kick techniques while swimming under water.
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Basic Aquatic Skills North Putnam Middle School(a)
  
    Stroke Mechanics
The learner will be able to understand and perform five different strokes of swimming. (Indiana Physical Education Standards 1,2,3,4,5,6,7).
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Stroke Mechanics North Putnam Middle School(a)
  
    Front Crawl
The learner will be able to apply the stroke components of body position, arm and leg action, and breathing while performing the front crawl.
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Stroke Mechanics North Putnam Middle School(a)
  
    Back Crawl
The learner will be able to apply the stroke components of body position, arm and leg movement, and breathing while performing the back crawl.
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Stroke Mechanics North Putnam Middle School(a)
  
    Butterfly
The learner will be able to understand and see demonstrations of the proper mechanics of the butterfly stroke.
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Stroke Mechanics North Putnam Middle School(a)
  
    Breaststroke
The learner will be able to understand and see demonstrations of the proper mechanics of the breaststroke.
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Stroke Mechanics North Putnam Middle School(a)
  
    Elementary Backstroke
The learner will be able to apply the stroke components of body position, arm and leg movement, and breathing while performing the elementary backstroke.
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Stroke Mechanics North Putnam Middle School(a)
  
    Diving
The learner will be able to understand diving safety and perform diving skills. (Indiana Physical Education Standards 1,2,3,5,6,7).
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Diving North Putnam Middle School(a)
  
    Diving Risks and Injury Prevention
The learner will be able to understand the risks of diving and learn how to prevent diving injuries.
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Diving North Putnam Middle School(a)
  
    Diving Safety
The learner will be able to understand safe areas to dive and learn proper diving techniques.
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Diving North Putnam Middle School(a)
  
    Beginning Diving
The learner will be able to understand and apply proper diving techniques for the beginning diver.
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Diving North Putnam Middle School(a)
  
    Diving Progression
The learner will be able to apply progressive diving skills from the pool's edge to the one meter board using a three step approach.
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Diving North Putnam Middle School(a)
  
    Lifetime Fitness
The learner will be able to understand how swimming enhances the five components of fitness. (Indiana Physical Education Standards 1,2,3,4,7).
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Lifetime Fitness North Putnam Middle School(a)
  
    Benefits of Aerobic Exercise
The learner will be able to understand and apply the exercise of swimming as a means for aerobic exercise.
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Lifetime Fitness North Putnam Middle School(a)
  
    Cardiovascular Endurance
The learner will be able to understand how swimming positively affects their cardiovascular endurance by evaluating with measuring heart rate.
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Lifetime Fitness North Putnam Middle School(a)
  
    Muscular Strength and Endurance
The learner will be able to understand and apply how swimming enhances their muscular strength and endurance.
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Lifetime Fitness North Putnam Middle School(a)
  
    Flexibility
The learner will be able to understand how stretching before exercise is important to reduce injury.
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Lifetime Fitness North Putnam Middle School(a)
  
    Weight Management
The learner will be able to understand how swimming is a good form of exercise to expend calories and manage body weight.
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Lifetime Fitness North Putnam Middle School(a)
  

Water Safety

    General Water Safety Tips
The learner will be able to understand the general water safety tips used in this class. (Inciana Physical Education Standards 2,4,5,6,7).
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Water Safety North Putnam Middle School(a)
  
    Emergency Action Steps
The learner will be able to understand the three emergency action steps one should take in case of an emergency.
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Water Safety North Putnam Middle School(a)
  
    Emergency Action Plan
The learner will be able to successfully create an emergency plan for any swimming area.
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Water Safety North Putnam Middle School(a)
  
    Survival Floating
The learner will be able to demonstrate all forms of survival floating for an extended period of time.
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Water Safety North Putnam Middle School(a)
  
    Clothing as a Personal Floatation Device
The learner will be able to understand and apply the use of clothing as a personal floatation device if an emergency occurs.
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Water Safety North Putnam Middle School(a)
  
    Out of water assists
The learner will be able to understand different ways to perform an out of water assist in case of an active drowning victim.
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Water Safety North Putnam Middle School(a)
  
    In-water Assists
The learner will be able to understand and perform in-water assists for and active drowning victim without drowning themselves in danger.
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Water Safety North Putnam Middle School(a)
  
    Passive Drowning Victim Rescues
The learner will be able to successfully complete a passive drowning victim rescue using the arm splint technique.
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Water Safety North Putnam Middle School(a)
  

American Red Cross - Learn to Swim

    Level I - Introduction to Water Skills
The learner will be able to demonstrate all level one proficiencies in the learn to swim program developed by the American Red Cross.
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American Red Cross - Learn to Swim North Putnam Middle School(a)
  
    Level II - Fundamental Aquatic Skills
The learner will be able to successfully demonstrate all level two proficiencies in the learn to swim program from the American Red Cross.
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American Red Cross - Learn to Swim North Putnam Middle School(a)
  
    Level III - Stroke Development
The learner will be able to successfully demonstrate all level three proficiencies in the learn to swim program developed by the American Red Cross.
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American Red Cross - Learn to Swim North Putnam Middle School(a)
  

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