Please contact me at:
Oak Valley #697-0690
Hi! My name is, Mrs. Zessin (Mrs. Z.) and I started teaching at Oak Valley in 2008. Originally from Chicago, I graduated from University of Wisconsin-Whitewater in 2005 and moved to Omaha.
As your child’s teacher I pledge to:
· Establish a positive, safe learning environment for all students.
· Teach a variety of physical activities that make P.E class fun and enjoyable.
· Create maximum opportunities for all students of all abilities to be successful.
· Promote student honesty, integrity and good sportsmanship.
· Guide students into becoming skillfull and confident movers.
· Provide specific, constructive feedback to help students master motor skills.
· Afford opportunities for students to succeed in cooperative and competitive situations.
· Prepare and encourage students to practice skills and be active for a lifetime.
First Quarter – Top 10 Objectives
All students K-6th will
be able to demonstrate knowledge of P.E. expectations and procedures during 1st
Students will participate regularly
Students will demonstrate respect for
self and others during P.E.
1st Graders will be able
to correctly identify the following body parts: arm, leg, head, shoulder, knee,
elbow, foot , hand, heart, brain.
2nd Graders will be able
to respond appropriately to the concept of “self (bubble space) and general
space during a game or activity.
3rd Graders will be able
to perform an overhand throw and identify the cues for throwing correctly. Cues
are: 1. Side facing your target 2. Arm up and back 3. Step with your opposite
foot 4. Trunk rotates and follows through 5. Ball hits the target.
4th Graders will be able
to correctly approach & kick a ball using the following cues: 1. Support foot to the side of the ball 2.
Continuous motion into kick 3. Contact with the top of the foot (shoelaces) 4. Follow
through 5. Ball travels at least 30 ft.
4th Graders will be able
to apply appropriate strategies of throwing or kicking to a moving target
during a game or activity.
5th graders will
demonstrate an overhead catch using the following cues: 1.Hands reach to meet
the ball 2. Only hands contact the ball 3. Correct overhand catching pattern
(thumbs “in”) 4. Gives with the ball. 5. Successfully catches the ball
Graders will be able to dribble a soccer ball demonstrating the following cues:
1. Keep the head up and eyes forward 2. Move on the balls of the feet3. Contact
the ball with the inside, outside, or instep of the foot 4. Keep the ball near
the body so it can be controlled 5.Dribble the ball with a controlled tap.
Here are the classrooms
and the Cycle Days in which they have P.E:
Kindergarten – Caez: 3&8/5&10
2nd – Voss:
– Boyd: 1&6/4&9
4th – Blake:
6th – Boeka:
ACP Beckmann: 1&6
ACP Karkosky: 4&9