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7th Grade Curriculum

Week 1 Month 1 (August & Sept.)


Football Monday: Introduction & Positions(offense & defense); Set up different positions in basic formations Tuesday: Throwing and catching; Target game Wednesday: Handoffs and routes Thursday: Blocking & Routes cont.; Mini football game Friday: Ultimate Football Game (All pass) TEKS: 7.1A,B,C,F,G; 7.2A,B,C,D,E,F,G; 7.3A,B,C; 7.4D; 7.5A,B,C,D,E; 7.6A,B; 7.7A,B,C,D,E

Month 2 (Sept. & Oct.)


Volleyball Monday: Introduction to Volleyball (Rules, regulations, scoring, show video) Begin proper form for hitting/ bumping Tuesday: Hitting/Bumping skills and drills Wednesday: Serving (Jump and underhand) skills and drills; Serving game Thursday: Setting and Spiking skills and drills Friday: Skeleton Volleyball Game (Get rotations down, passing, setting and hitting) TEKS: 7.1A,F,G; 7.2A,C,D,E,F,G; 7.3A,B,C; 7.4D; 7.5A,B,C,D; 7.6A,B; 7.7A,B,C,D,E Volleyball Monday: Blocking/ Retrieving Ball from net skills and drills Tuesday: Offensive formations and rotations Wednesday: Defensive formations/ zones; digging; set up tourney Thursday: Volleyball Tournament Friday: Volleyball Tournament TEKS: 7.1A,F,G; 7.2A,C,D,E,F,G; 7.3A,B,C; 7.4D; 7.5A,B,C,D; 7.6A,B; 7.7A,B,C,D,E

Month 3 (Oct. & Nov.)


Cross Fit Monday: Introduction to Crossfit (Health Benefits and Competitions; show video); Proper form for exercises Tuesday: WOD #1(Following Croddfitkids.com) Wednesday: WOD #2 Thursday: WOD #3 Friday: Mini Cross Fit Competition (Compilation of exercises from the 3 workouts) TEKS: 7.1C; 7.2C,D,E,F; 7.3 A,B,C,D,E; 7.4A,B,C,D,F,G,H,I; 7.5A,B,C,D,E; 7.7D

Month 4 (Nov. & Dec.)


Handball Monday: Goalie Play (Blocking, outlet, and zone) skills and drills; Goalie game w/ Nerf balls Tuesday: Trick shots and passes skills and drills; Handball game with only trick shots and passes Wednesday: Offensive attack (weave); handball games Thursday: Defensive alignments; Real handball games; set up tourney Friday: Handball Tournament TEKS: 7.1A,B,F,G; 7.2A,B,C,D,E,F,G; 7.3C; 7.4D; 7.5A,B,C,D; 7.6A,B; 7.7A,B,C,D,E

Football Monday: Punting and Kicking skills and drills; Kickball w/ football game Tuesday: Defensive linemen and linebacker stances; Skills and Drills Wednesday: Secondary Skills & Drills Thursday: Coverages 1,2 &,3; Coverage Game ( Points based on deflections or interceptions); Set up 7 on 7 tournament Friday: 7 on 7 Tournament TEKS: 7.1A,B,C,F,G; 7.2A,B,C,D,E,F,G; 7.3A,B,C; 7.4D; 7.5A,B,C,D,E; 7.6A,B; 7.7A,B,C,D,E

Resistance Training Monday: Introduction & Benefits, Body weight Resistance Training Tuesday: Leg Exercises w/ Bands, medicine balls, kettle bells & dumb bells Wednesday: Core training w/ bands and

Circuit Training Monday: Brief Intro to concept and Health Benefits; Begin basic circuit (push ups, jumping jacks, sit ups, squat jumps) Tuesday: Agility Circuit (Ladders,

Jump Rope Monday: Introduction to Jump Rope ( Individual, Double Dutch, Show team jump rope video) Tuesday: Individual jump roping (Regular, one foot, alternating, and crossover) w/ music Wednesday: Individual Jump rope tricks/ Intro to Double Dutch Thursday: Double Dutch w/ music; Show video at beginning Friday: Team Jump Rope Competition (Relay, Trick, and Double Dutch) TEKS: 7.1A; 7.2A,C,D,E; 7.3A,B,C,D,E; 7.4A,B,C,D,G; 7.5A,B,C,D; 7.7A,B,C,D,E Frisbee Monday: Introduction to Frisbee ( Games, Different types of Frisbees, and proper technique for different throws); Begin throwing technique/ catching

Badminton Monday: Introduction to Badminton (Rules, Terminology, and Scoring); Work on hitting form (Flick the wrist) Tuesday: Serving Skill and drill; Serving accuracy game Wednesday: Underhand(volley/tap) and overhand (Clearing) hit skills and drills Thursday: Defensive position and moving around the court; Open play; Set up tourney Friday: Badminton Tournament TEKS: 7.1A,F; 7.2B,C,D,E,F,G; 7.3B,C; 7.4D; 7.5A,B,C,D; 7.6A; 7.7A,B,C,D,E

Basketball Monday: Introduction (Brief History, Rules, positions, and scoring); Dribbling basics and drills; Dribble knockout Tuesday: Passing skills and drills (bounce, chest, and overhead); Passing

7th Grade Curriculum


medicine balls Thursday: Upper body training w/ bands, medicine balls, kettle bells and dumb bells. Friday: Overall resistance training competition (Muscular endurance competition) Legs, Core, and Upper Body TEKS: 7.1C; 7.2C,D,E,F; 7.3 A,B,C,D,E; 7.4A,B,C,D,F,G,H,I; 7.5A,B,C,D,E; 7.7D cones, and shuttles) Wednesday: Resistance Circuit (Kettle bells, Weighted Bars, Resistance bands, and medicine balls) Thursday: Track Circuit (400, squats, 300, push ups, 200, crunches, 100) Friday: Full Body Circuit (Ladders, Medicine Balls, Plyo Boxes, Kettle bells, w/ running) TEKS: 7.1C; 7.2C,D,E,F; 7.3 A,B,C,D,E; 7.4A,B,C,D,F,G,H,I; 7.5A,B,C,D,E; 7.7D Dance Monday: Introduction to dance; Different types of dances; basic moves (2 step) Rhythm activity Tuesday: Cotton Eyed Joe Wednesday: 2 Step and Waltz Thursday: Line Dance (Electric Slide, Cupid Shuffle) Friday: Special Dance Day: Open dance for students; teach me some dances. Keep it clean! TEKS: 7.1D,E; 7.2C,D,E; 7.3A,B,C; 7.4A,D; 7.5A,B,C; 7.7B,D,E Tuesday: Resume throwing technique; short distance throwing and catching; running, throwing and catching. Wednesday: Long distance throwing and catching w/ running Thursday: Disc Golf Rules and Game Friday: Ultimate Frisbee Rules and Game TEKS: 7.1A,B,G; 7.2B,C,D,E,F,G; 7.3A,B,C; 7.4D; 7.5A,B,C,D,E; 7.6A,B; 7.7A,B,C,D,E Handball Monday: Introduction to handball (Rules, regulations, positions, show video); begin dribbling skills and drills; Dribbling relay Tuesday: Passing (Bounce and chest) skills and drills; All pass handball Wednesday: Passing cont. (overhead and jump pass); All pass handball w/ 3 dribbles or steps Thursday: Shooting (Jump, dive, and lob) skills and drills; Handball Game w/ only jump, dive, or lob shots no goalie Friday: Shooting (Reverse, underhand, and side) skills and drills; Handball game TEKS: 7.1A,B,F,G; 7.2A,B,C,D,E,F,G; 7.3C; 7.4D; 7.5A,B,C,D; 7.6A,B; 7.7A,B,C,D,E game Wednesday: Layups and Jump shot skills and drills; Rat Race and Around the world Thursday: 3 Point Shot and Free throw Skills and Drills. 3 Point/Free Throw Competition Friday: Basketball Team Skills Challenge (Dribbling, Passing, Shooting) TEKS: 7.1A,B,G,F; 7.2A,B,C,D,E,F,G; 7.3A,B,C; 7.4D; 7.5A,B,C,D; 7.6A,B; 7.7A,B,C,D,E Basketball Monday: Post Moves & Guard Responsibilities; Skills and drills for both; Pump Fake skill and drill Tuesday: Cutting and Pick and Roll skills and drills; King of the court Wednesday: Man and Zone Defenses; Boxing Out skill and drill; King of the court w/ defensive points scored Thursday: Set Up Tournament; Start basketball tournament Friday: Basketball Tournament TEKS: 7.1A,B,G,F; 7.2A,B,C,D,E,F,G; 7.3A,B,C; 7.4D; 7.5A,B,C,D; 7.6A,B; 7.7A,B,C,D,E

Running/Cardiovascular Exercises Monday: Introduction & Benefits, Proper form and breathing exercises. Tuesday: Sprinting on track, use proper form Wednesday: Cross Country Running Thursday: Plyo metric Exercises using Heart monitors Friday: Cardio Madness Challenge TEKS: 7.1C; 7.2C,D,E,F; 7.3 A,B,C,D,E; 7.4A,B,C,D,F,G,H,I; 7.5A,B,C,D,E; 7.7D

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Week 1 Month 1 (Jan & Feb)
Archery Monday: Introduction to Archery & Safety (Regulations, terminology and brief history; show video); begin on proper techniques for archery basics Tuesday: Begin to shoot short range; tic tac toe game Wednesday: Begin long range shooting; play dart games w/ archery Thursday: Shooting outside w/ wind and elements; Shooting at different ranges Friday: Archery Course Challenges TEKS: 7.1H; 7.2B,C,D,E,F; 7.3A,B; 7.4D; 7.5A,B,C,D,E; 7.6A; 7.7A,C,D,E

Month 2 (Feb & March)


Track & Field Monday: Introduction to Track and Field (Events, Rules, Brief History); Start Long Jump skills and drills Tuesday: Long Jump cont., and Triple Jump Skills and Drills; Broad Jump Challenge Wednesday: Shot Put and Discuss Skills and Drills; Disc Zone Game Thursday: High Jump Skills and Drills; Challenge Friday: Field Event Day Pentathlon (Long, Triple, Shot, Disc and High Jump) TEKS: 7.1C; 7.2C,D,E,F; 7.3 A,B,C,D,E; 7.4A,B,C,D,F,G,H,I; 7.5A,B,C,D,E; 7.7D Track & Field Monday: Long Distance Events (800-1600); Start, Strategy, and Runs Tuesday: Starting Blocks and Sprints(100-400); Strategy and Runs Wednesday: Relays (Handoffs, Zones, and take offs); Run 4x100 relay Thursday: Hurdles Technique and Runs; Sign Ups for track day Friday: Track Meet Day; Students sign up for running or field events and demonstrate skills. TEKS: 7.1C; 7.2C,D,E,F; 7.3 A,B,C,D,E; 7.4A,B,C,D,F,G,H,I; 7.5A,B,C,D,E; 7.7D Soccer Monday: Intro to soccer ( Brief history, rules, regulations, positions, show video); Begin with dribbling skills and drills;

Month 3 (March & April)


Softball Monday: Introduction to Softball ( Brief history, rules, scoring); Different positions; Athletic stance for fielding w/ drills Tuesday: Throwing and Catching skills and drills; Slow Pitch skill and game Wednesday: Fielding (infield/outfield) w/ throwing Thursday: Hitting skill and drill Friday: Softball Games TEKS: 7.1A,F,G; 7.2A,B,C,D,E,F,G; 7.3A,B,C; 7.4D; 7.5A,B,C,D,E; 7.6A,B; 7.7A,B,C,D,E

Month 4 (April & May)


Outdoor Activities Monday: Introduction to Outdoor activities( Information, different types of activities, outdoor basics, and gear); Knot tying Tuesday: Hiking ( Basics, Gear); Hike around outdoor area Wednesday: Orienteering basics and hiking. Thursday: Climbing Basics and Safety/ Rockwall Climb Friday: Rock Wall Climbing w/ games or challenges TEKS: 7.1A,H; 7.2C,D,E; 7.3A,B,C; 7.4A,C,D; 7.5A,B,C,D,E; 7.7A,B,C,D,E

P90-X/Stretching Monday: Introduction to P90-X/ Stretching; Day 1 P90-X; Last 10 min stretch Tuesday: Day 2 ; Stretch for last 10 min Wednesday: Day 3; Stretch for last 10 min. Thursday: Day 4 ; 10 min stretch Friday: Day 5 ; 15 min stretch; Discuss important of stretching after workouts. TEKS: 7.1C; 7.2C,D,E,F; 7.3 A,B,C,D,E; 7.4A,B,C,D,F,G,H,I; 7.5A,B,C,D,E; 7.7D

Softball Monday: Base running; Rabbit base running game Tuesday: Turning a double play; Tagging Up; Softball Game w/ double/ triple plays only Wednesday: Hitting strategies and techniques (Bunting, slapping, and regular scenario hitting); Accuracy hitting game Thursday: Softball Tournament Friday: Softball Tournament TEKS:7.1A,F,G; 7.2A,B,C,D,E,F,G; 7.3A,B,C; 7.4D; 7.5A,B,C,D,E; 7.6A,B; 7.7A,B,C,D,E

Outdoor Activities Monday: Geo-caching Tuesday: Team Building Games Wednesday: Team Building Games Thursday: Biking Basics and Gear/ Begin riding around outdoor area Friday: Biking on Outdoor Course TEKS:7.1A,H; 7.2C,D,E; 7.3A,B,C; 7.4A,C,D; 7.5A,B,C,D,E; 7.7A,B,C,D,E

Yoga/Pilates/Zumba Monday: Introduction to yoga, Pilates and zumba (Health benefits and general information). Tuesday: Yoga w/ 5 min relax session

Lacrosse Monday: Introduction to Lacrosse (Show video, positions, rules, regulations, safety); Begin stance, grip, scoop, and cradling skills

Golf Monday: Introduction to Golf (Rules & etiquette, irons, scoring) Tuesday: Putting basics and drills; Mini putt-putt course.

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Wednesday: Pilates w/ 10 min relax session Thursday: Zumba w/ 10 in stretch Friday: Students Choice ( Three different stations set up and the students must do two of the three); Zumba, Yoga, and Pilates TEKS: 7.1D; 7.2C,D,E; 7.3A,B,C,D; 7.4A,B,C,D,G,H; 7.5A,B,C,D; 7.7A,D,E Knockout dribbling game Tuesday: Dribbling cont./ Passing skills and drills; Passing only ultimate soccer Wednesday: Trapping skills and drills; Ultimate soccer w/ running & trapping Thursday: Shooting skills and drills; 7 on 7 game (no goalie) Friday: Goalie play skills and drills; 7 on 7 games w/ goalie TEKS: 7.1 A,B,C,G; 7.2A,B,C,D,E,F,G; 7.3A,B,C; 7.4D; 7.5A,B,C,D,E; 7.6A,B; 7.7A,B,C,D,E Soccer Monday: Penalty kick and throw in skills and drills; Throw in game Tuesday: Offensive strategies; 4 on 4 games Wednesday: Defensive strategies; 4 on 4 games; Set up tourney Thursday: Soccer tournament Friday: Soccer tournament TEKS: 7.1 A,B,C,G; 7.2A,B,C,D,E,F,G; 7.3A,B,C; 7.4D; 7.5A,B,C,D,E; 7.6A,B; 7.7A,B,C,D,E and drills. Scoop Relay Tuesday: Tossing and Catching; Toss Only Lacrosse Wednesday: Throwing and Catching w/ running; Ultimate Lacrosse Thursday: Shooting (Regular and Trick shots); HORSE Friday: Goaltending; Informal lacrosse game TEKS: 7.1A,B,G; 7.2A,B,C,D,E,F,G; 7.3C; 7.4D; 7.5A,B,C,D,E; 7.6A,B; 7.7A,B,C,D,E Lacrosse Monday: Shooting and Goaltending Cont. Tuesday: Offensive strategies (positions and plays) Wednesday: Defensive strategies (positions and formations); Set up tourney Thursday: Lacrosse Tournament Friday: Lacrosse Tournament TEKS:7.1A,B,G; 7.2A,B,C,D,E,F,G; 7.3C; 7.4D; 7.5A,B,C,D,E; 7.6A,B; 7.7A,B,C,D,E Wednesday: Chipping & Hitting basics and drills; Chipping accuracy game Thursday: Driving basics and range competition Friday: 3 person golf challenge course; Putting, chipping and driving. TEKS: 7.1A,F; 7.2A,B,C,D,E; 7.3A,B; 7.4D; 7.5A,B,C,D,E; 7.6A; 7.7A,B,C,D,E

Tennis Monday: Introduction to Tennis (History, terminology, scoring, and rules); Athletic stance/ moving around the court. Tuesday: Forehand/backhand skills and drills; volleying game Wednesday: Serving skill and drills; Serving game w/ volley Thursday: Overhead hit and slice skills and drills; Begin Doubles Tourney Friday: Doubles tournament TEKS: 7.1A,F; 7.2B,C,D,E,F,G; 7.3A,B,C; 7.4D; 7.5A,B,C,D,E; 7.6A; 7.7A,B,C,D,E

Swimming Monday: Introduction to swimming (Different styles and health benefits) Tuesday: Treading and Floating; Water Polo passing only Wednesday: Doggy Paddle & Freestyle; Water Polo w/ swimming Thursday: Breast Stroke & Butterfly Stroke; Races (Free, Breast, and Butterfly) Friday: Free Swim TEKS: 7.1A,B,G; 7.2C,D,E; 7.3A,B,C,D; 7.4A,B,C,D,G,H; 7.5A,B,C,D,E; 7.7A,B,D,E