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HEALTH AND FITNESS


JLBC PRIMARY PHYSICAL EDUCATION CURRICULUM GUIDELINES FOR GRADES 5 - 6

STRAND: HEALTH AND FITNESS

OBJECTIVES CONTENT/KNOWLEDGE ACTIVITIES RESOURCE ASSESSMENT

By the end of grades 1 & 6, students will be able to:

- Define the term Healthy LifeStyle

- State two factors that influence your health.

-Reduce the risk of health problems related to lack of exercise

-Perform daily activities with vigor

-Apply the basic concepts relative to nutrition and other healthy habits.

Understand the relationship between body function and a healthful eating plan.

-Identify types of food to eat to promote healthy living.

-Develop awareness and decision-making skills for healthy habits. -Explain how smoking affects the cardio-respiratory system and physical activity.

-Apply to their daily lives the basic concepts relating to physical fitness.

Recapped from grades 1 and 4

What it means to be Healthy

Healthy habits are essential for health

- Exercising

- Eating Healthy

- Good Hygiene

- Getting enough sleep - Saying no to drugs

Eating right is part of being healthy

-Food is the source of energy for your body.

- Good food to eat each day includes:

Bread, dairy, cereal, fruit, vegetables, meat, and fish. -Foods that are bad for you include candy, potato chips, and other sweet snacks.

- Foods high in sodium or artificial sugar.

Everyone is responsible for their healthy habits.

-You can make and change your health habits

Recapped from grades 1 and 4

Discuss what it means to be healthy.

Have JLBC Cadet students draw pictures or make a collage of healthy habits.

Have students cut out pictures of equipment from a newspaper or magazine that can help them fit, e.g., bike, hula-hoop?

Discuss types of food that are Healthy (GOOD) and Unhealthy (BAD) for your health.

Have students place pictures of different types of food under the correct label (GOOD or BAD).

Play Food Tags: Two students will be "it." "It" represents the BAD food types that try to catch the GOOD food. GOOD food is everyone else. When tagged, the student raises his hand and must give the name of a GOOD food before he can become un-tagged.

Be Active Program

Dynamic Physical Education for Elementary School Children

Paper

Glue

Scissors Newspaper clippings

Food Items Model of Heart Stop Watch Jump Rope Construction Paper

Recap from grades 3 and 4

1. Name activities you can do with your family to enhance physical fitness.

2. Circle pictures that demonstrate good posture.

3. Compare pulse rate changes after different types of exercise.

4. Identify or list the major muscles or muscle groups and their function.

5. Describe the effects weight lifting has on the different muscle groups.

6. Answer questions on how the heart and muscles work together

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