JLBC PRIMARY PHYSICAL EDUCATION CURRICULUM
JLBC GUIDELINES GRADES 1 - 2
JLBC: HEALTH AND FITNESS
By the end of grades 1 through 2, students should be able to:
- Define the term Healthy Life Style.
- 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.
What it means to be Healthy
Healthy habits are essential for health
- Eating Healthy
- Practicing 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.
Discuss what it means to be healthy.
Have 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 types of food that tries 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 becoming un-tagged.
Be Active Program
Dynamic Physical Education for Elementary School Children
Glue Scissors Newspaper clippings Food Items
1. list examples of behaviors that can lead to good health and wellness
2. Explain three activities you can do to stay healthy.
3. Divide food into healthy (GOOD) food and Unhealthy (BAD) food.
4. Compare Healthy and Unhealthy foods by coloring all Healthy (GOOD) food "Yellow" and all Unhealthy (BAD) food "Blue."