Part I Planning for Student Success in the Middle Grades Chapter 1. The Importance of Teaching for Student Learning in the Middle Grades Lynn Couturier MacDonald, Robert J. Doan, and Stevie Chepko Factors Influencing Student Learning The Instructional Environment How the Grade-Level Outcomes Are Coded Understanding the Scope and Sequence for K-12 Physical Education Chapter 2. Teaching to Standards: Planning Middle School Lessons Using the Outcomes Lynn Couturier MacDonald, Stevie Chepko, and Robert J. Doan Planning for the Module Planning for Individual Lessons Setting Up the Lesson Optimizing Learning Through Embedded Outcomes Summary Chapter 3. Meeting the National Standards and Grade-Level Outcomes in Middle School Lynn Couturier MacDonald, Robert J. Doan, and Stevie Chepko Developmental Characteristics of Middle School Students Structure of the Grade-Level Outcomes Grade-Level Outcomes for Middle School (Grades 6-8) Operational Definitions of Activity Categories Part II Lesson Plans for Middle School Physical Education Chapter 4. Applying Students' Skills and Knowledge to Dance and Rhythms Robyn Davis and Colleen Buchanan Social Dance Folk Dance Chapter 5. Applying Students' Skills and Knowledge to Invasion Games Brad Rettig Team Handball Ultimate Soccer Chapter 6. Applying Students' Skills and Knowledge to Net and Wall Games Robert J. Doan and Brad Rettig Volleyball Pickleball Badminton Chapter 7. Applying Students' Skills and Knowledge to Fielding and Striking Games and Target Games JoEllen Bailey, Aaron Hart, and Evelyn Gordon Wiffle Ball Disc Golf Recreational Target Games Chapter 8. Applying Students' Skills and Knowledge to Outdoor Pursuits Erin Curran Geocaching and Orienteering Hiking and Backpacking Adventure Activities Chapter 9. Applying Students' Skills and Knowledge to Individual-Performance Activities Lori Secrist, Matt Bristol, and Brad Rettig In-Line Skating Mountain Biking Track and Field Chapter 10. Applying Students' Skills and Knowledge to Physical Activity Participation John Kruse Physical Activity Participation for Grade 6 Physical Activity Participation for Grade 8 Chapter 11. Applying Students' Skills and Knowledge to Program Design and Fitness Assessment John Kruse Fitness Through 5K Program Design for Grade 6 Physical Activity and Fitness Program Design for Grade 7 Monitoring Physical Activity With Technology for Grade 8
Robert J. Doan, PhD, is an assistant professor of physical education in the University of Southern Mississippi's School of Kinesiology. Previously, he taught physical education in elementary school. Dr. Doan serves as a board member for the Mississippi Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, a SHAPE America state affiliate organization. He also serves as a physical education teacher education program reviewer for SHAPE America and as an article reviewer for two of SHAPE America's professional journals: Strategies and Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance. Dr. Doan has conducted research on a variety of physical education topics and has presented at multiple conferences at the state, regional, and national levels. Dr. Doan earned his undergraduate degree from Grand Valley State University, attended Winthrop University for his master's degree, and completed his PhD in physical education with emphasis in curriculum and assessment at the University of South Carolina. Lynn Couturier MacDonald, DPE, is a professor in and chair of the physical education department at State University of New York at Cortland and is a former president of the National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE). Dr. MacDonald earned her BS and DPE degrees in physical education from Springfield College and her MS in biomechanics from the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana. Dr. MacDonald chaired NASPE's Curriculum Framework and K-12 Standards Revision Task Force, which spearheaded the 2013 revision of the National Standards for K-12 Physical Education and the development of the Grade-Level Outcomes. She also served as one of the three principal writers of SHAPE America's National Standards & Grade-Level Outcomes for K-12 Physical Education. She also has presented at the national level on the National Standards and Grade-Level Outcomes. She is a member of SHAPE America and the National Association for Kinesiology in Higher Education. Dr. MacDonald enjoys spending time with her family, being active outdoors (cycling, kayaking, gardening), and reading for pleasure. Stevie Chepko, EdD, is senior vice president of accreditation for the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation. Dr. Chepko earned her EdD in curriculum and instruction and sport history from Temple University. She is a respected authority on performance-based standards, teaching for mastery, and assessment in physical education. Dr. Chepko served on the National Association for Sport and Physical Education's Curriculum Framework and K-12 Standards Revision Task Force, which spearheaded the 2013 revision of the National Standards for K-12 Physical Education and the development of the Grade-Level Outcomes. She also served as one of three principal writers of SHAPE America's National Standards & Grade-Level Outcomes for K-12 Physical Education.