Project Adventure

CourseĀ  Objectives

o       Increase the participant's sense of personal confidence.
o       Increase mutual support within a group.
o       Develop an increased level of agility and physical coordination.
o       Develop an increase joy in physical activity.
o       Develop an increased familiarity and identification with the environment.
o       Develop critical thinking and problem solving skills through group/individual activities.

Performance Indicators

o       Participate in various initiatives, trusts, relays, creative games and ice breakers.
o       Learn to cooperate with other students in group settings.
o       Challenge themselves physically and mentally in problem solving situations.
o       Demonstrate physical fitness components in daily class activities.
o       Appreciate their outdoor world through various outdoor activities

Standards Alignment

o       Standard 5- Demonstrates responsible personal and social behavior and physical activity settings.
o       Standard 6- Demonstrates understanding and respect for differences among people and physical activity                 settings.
o       Standard 7- Understands that physical activity provides opportunities for enjoyment, challenge,                               self-expression and social interaction

Technology Standards Alignment

2.      Make informed choices among technology systems, resources and services.
7.      Routinely and efficiently use online information resources to meet needs for collaboration, research,                        publication, communication, and productivity.
8.      Select and apply technology tools for research, information analysis, problem solving and decision making in
         content learning.
9.      Collaborate with peers, experts and others to contribute to a content related knowledge base by us                        technology to compile, synthesize, produce and disseminate information.

Student Assessment

o       Pre-test
o       Student check lists
o       Climbing wall
o       Bouldering wall
o       Team challenge
o       Individual challenge
o       Initiative day

Student Activities

o       Ice breakers
o       Climbing walls
o       Creative games
o       Field trips
o       King, Harvey and Vellone Mystery Ride

Mission and Student Expectations Alignment

Applied Learning Alignment

ELA Grade Span Expectations
Mathematics Grade Span Expectations

Common Core of Learning