Health Education I (7-8)
Strand 5: NUTRITION (N) Standard HI.N.2:
5 class periods of 45 minutes each
Students will be able to list the 5 measures of fitness, describe them, and give at least two examples for each. They will practice/attempt the examples.
Students will be able to: list the 5 measures of fitness, describe and give two examples for each one.
Bellwork: With a partner, list as many things about fitness you can think of in 3 minutes
Video clip: Studio C for fun (see attachment)
Class Discussion: What they wrote about fitness. Use the ball as the "speaking stick". As they mention write down the measures. Students take notes as explanations of each are given. Kinesthetic actions for each measure.
With each measure 2 or 3 examples will be practiced or discussed.
Heart & lung: biking, running, swimming
Strength: Push-up, lift an object, tug of war
Endurance: how many push-ups in a minute; how many sit-ups in a minute, how long hold object straight out to side of body. Flexibility: touch toes, touch fingers behind back, butterfly sit
Body composition: have calipers, BMI reader, show formula
Students will create their own presentations showing the 5 measures and giving at least 2 examples for each.
Kinesthetic learning, repetition, hands-on
For gifted learner: they will create a cross-training fitness plan
Keep track of their exercise routines and compare them to a balanced, healthy lifestyle.
Students will create a google presentation with a partner which depicts the 5 measures of fitness, descriptions and examples for each. They will share with me and present to other students.