Middle School Curriculum

SPARK folio for the Middle School Physical Education Curriculum Program

Middle school SPARK Students work on homework in a classroom while one smiles at the camera.

SPARK Middle School Physical Education curriculum makes PE more inclusive, active, and fun for students after elementary school. Get students active while learning key concepts in a prep, set, teach format that align with national and state standards. Proven again and again, the SPARK PE program produces positive results that impact students for a lifetime.

This isn’t just a curriculum – you also get training and content-matched equipment packs. SPARK PE curriculum is designed to address specific age groups and is segmented into four unique curriculums: K-2, 3-6, Middle School, and High School. Each is researched-backed with effective, specific tools and lesson plans for teachers that address the standards for students at the appropriate age.

Customizable curriculum for middle school students! Developed from Project M-SPAN Middle School Physical Activity and Nutrition), the first study conducted with middle school students in these fields, SPARK curriculum has been proven successful year over year. The included 15 units allow instructors to choose topics and activities to complement their current unit or desired focus. Manual includes daily lessons presented in a prep, set, teach format with supporting materials, assessment tools, skill cards in English/Spanish, music, and access to online videos. Choose curriculum in a digital only format or in a combination with printed materials and online access. SPARKfolio adds 500 printed pages in a convient box!

SPARK Middle School Physical Education program is made up of three key components:



SPARK Middle School PE Curriculum Program including the digital subscription, manual, CD set, and folio.

Middle School Physical Education Curriculum

Customizable curriculum developed from the first study with middle school students in a PE setting! Developed from Project M-SPAN (Middle School Physical Activity and Nutrition), the first study conducted with middle school students in these fields, SPARK curriculum has been proven successful year over year. The included 15 units allow instructors to choose topics and activities to complement their current unit or desired focus. Manual includes daily lessons presented in a prep, set, teach format with supporting materials, assessment tools, skill cards in English/Spanish, music, and access to online videos.


SPARK trainer smiles with a football in hand.

Middle School Physical Education Professional Development & Teacher Training

Bring SPARK to life and ensure program longevity with engaging, personalized trainings! The SPARK Middle School curriculum is a great start – but SPARK is not a book, it’s a program. Over the years, SPARK has tested numerous instructional strategies that are best conveyed during face-to-face training opportunities. The “what to do” (the lesson plans) come alive when the “how to do it” is provided via SPARK training. SPARK workshops are fun and “hands-on”, and teachers are motivated by SPARK’s dynamic and knowledgeable trainers. For more information on Middle School PE Workshops, contact us today! To learn more or schedule your SPARK training, contact us at 833-73 SPARK or spark@gophersport.com.


SPARK equipment shown includes a variety of balls, hoops, discs, bouncers, and more.

Middle School Physical Education Equipment Packages

All the quality equipment you need to successfully implement your Middle School program! Proper equipment is the key to successfully implementing any curriculum. These hand-selected equipment packages were designed specifically for the Middle School program and include everything you need to properly instruct each activity in the SPARK curriculum. And best of all, each package is made up of the industry’s top-quality equipment exclusively from GOPHER!




SPARK Middle School Physical Education curriculum is available in three options to meet the needs of your program


SPARK Set 1 includes a 3 year digital subscription to all online services.

Set 1

3-Year Digital subscription includes online access to:
  • e-Manual
  • Hundreds of activity videos & music files
  • Assessment tools
SPARK Set 2 includes everything in Set 1, as well as a manual and CD.

Set 2

Includes Set 1 plus:
  • Printed manual
  • Music CD
SPARK Set 3 includes everything in Set 2, as well as SPARK folio.

Set 3

Includes Set 2 plus:
  • SPARKfolio, a custom box with ALL materials printed and organized by unit & topic