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4-5 Grade Physical Education Curriculum

December 10, 2019 | Zachary Licato

Instructor: Zach Licato


Physical Education for T&L, which meets twice every week, is a time when students work both individually and collectively to build their motor skills in movement, strategy, rules, safety (regarding others and equipment) and sportsmanship. Students receive grades in these three categories: Participation & Fitness, Health & Safety and Teamwork & Sportsmanship.

What units are studied in PE?

  • September-October: PE Policies/Procedures, & Kickball
  • October-November: Team Sports – Basketball (including individual skills and games)
  • December: Miniterm
  • January-March: Volleyball & Badminton
  • March-April: Fitness Unit & Fitness Testing
  • April-May: Capture The Flag & Baseball
  • May-June: Fitness Testing and Free Choice

Zachary Licato

Teacher, Physical Education and Health; Learning Support (7th Grade)

Mr. Licato is a proud lifelong resident of Hudson County. In addition to teaching Physical Education at Mustard Seed, he also coaches the Weehawken High School varsity baseball team, the Weehawken HS varsity football team and the Weehawken HS girls’ varsity basketball team.

During his time as a high school student, he played varsity football, baseball, and basketball, lettering in all three sports.

Mr. Licato grew up in an artistic family: his mother is a writer, and his father is the Artistic Director of Hudson Theatre Works, a professional theatre company located in Weehawken.

His greatest passions are coaching and teaching, but he also enjoys reading, listening to music, exploring the wide cultural food palate of local restaurants, and traveling with his wife, Gina.

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