SPARK was designed to be more inclusive, active, and enjoyable than traditional PE classes, and more than 30 years for research and dissemination support the achievements of those original goals.
SPARK digital members now get full access to the FIRST
physical education curriculum & assessment app!
SPARK is a complete program made of four key components!
"What To Teach"
Comprehensive, engaging curriculum for upper elementary – Standards aligned and high MVPA (moderate to vigorous physical activity) lessons; easy to learn, easy to teach format!
Learn more below.
"How To Teach"
Teacher training is designed to provide a working knowledge of SPARK’s unique content and instructional strategies. Teachers leave motivated and ready to “SPARK-up” their students for a lifetime of good health!
Free Lifetime Support
Once a SPARKer, always a SPARKer!
For a program to work and last, ongoing consultation must be provided. SPARK is committed to extensive follow-up via their unique “SPARK Stars” institutionalization model, offering FREE lifetime support through toll-free number and e-mail consultation, a monthly webinar series, social networking opportunities and a monthly eNewsletter that includes SPARK updates and teaching tips.
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3-6 Curriculum Features
The world's most researched physical education program designed for 3-6!
Over 600 Activities!
The SPARK 3-6 curriculum, available in a new enhanced lesson plan format, includes more than 600 standards-aligned, high MVPA, easy to learn, and easy to teach activities that your students will love.
The SPARK 3-6 curriculum also includes the following teacher resources:
Likert scale rubrics that are linked to National and State Physical Education Standards plus student self-assessments and unit tests are included in every instructional unit. Now you can assess students with the SPARK App!
Contains the music you need to teach SPARK including warm-up music, interval music, and all songs to instruct SPARK dances.
Activity Videos for
Short videos provide a quick glimpse of every lesson plan in action. Plus, unit overview videos and some full lesson implementation videos.
SPARK digital members now get full access to the FIRST physical education curriculum & assessment app!
3-6 Curriculum Units (300+ Lesson Plans)
Focus on Fitness:
Spotlight on Skills:
Digital Only Units
Learning Objectives and Targets
Statements that describe what students are expected to learn and learning targets written in student friendly “I can” statements.
Teaching Cues and Suggestions
Short phrases identify key concepts students should know as they engage in the activity and instructional hints from SPARK PE specialists who have instructed the activity before.
SPARK It Up!
A progression of extensions that add more activities and provide different challenges.
Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) Competencies
Shows lesson’s alignment with CASEL’s SEL competencies and related social skills.
Different levels of questioning allow teachers to assess knowledge and understanding, address social emotional learning concepts, and provide opportunities for self assessment.
Standards and Outcomes Alignment
Indicates SHAPE America National Physical Education Standards and Grade-Level Outcomes.
PREP, SET, TEACH Format
Lists equipment/materials needed, describes set-up prior to instruction, and includes ready-to-read activity description that states objectives, instructions, and directions.
Words found in any part of the lesson can be highlighted to expose students to new vocabulary.
SPARK is trusted by schools around the world!
What are some saying?
- Chad Fenwick, K-12 Physical Education Advisor
Los Angeles Unified School District – Los Angeles, CA
- Terri Drain, Coordinator
Health and Physical Education Collaborative (H-PEC)
– Danielle Housley, Healthy Start Project Facilitator
Northside Independent School District, San Antonio, TX
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