Prescribed Learning Outcomes for Active Living Grade Level: 4 to 6

 

Prescribed Learning Outcomes in Physical Education (PE) and Daily Physical Activity (DPA)

The Healthy Living Performance Standards represent selected PLO’s at these grade levels. A complete list of PLO’s can be found at Physical Education and Daily Physical Activity

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Active Living
Knowledge

  • A1 describe physical and emotional health benefits of regular participation in physical activity (e.g., building strong bones and muscles, improved flexibility, improved self-image, opportunities for making friends)
  • A2 identify the major muscles of the body that are involved in physical activity
  • A3 demonstrate various ways to monitor exertion during physical activity (e.g., heart rate monitoring by checking pulse, monitoring ability to talk during activity)
  • A5 identify opportunities for physical activity in a variety of settings Participation A6 participate daily (e.g., five times a week) in a variety of moderate to vigorous physical activities

Active Living

Knowledge

  • A1 describe the personal physical and emotional health benefits of regular participation in physical activity (e.g., increased confidence, increased overall energy, a fun way to meet new friends)
  • A2 define the components of fitness as being muscular strength and endurance, cardiovascular endurance, and flexibility
  • A4 set a personal goal for physical activity Participation
  • A5 participate daily (e.g., five times a week) in a variety of moderate to vigorous physical activities that develop muscular strength and endurance, cardiovascular endurance, and/or flexibility

 

Active Living

Knowledge

  • A1 relate personal physical and emotional health benefits to regular participation in physical activity (e.g., energy, endurance, stress management, fresh air and sunshine when activities are done outside)
  • A2 relate the development of muscular strength and endurance, cardiovascular endurance, and flexibility to participation in specific physical activities
  • A4 monitor own exertion while participating in physical activity (e.g., manual or electronic heart rate monitoring)
  • A5 set personal goals for attaining and maintaining a physically active lifestyle Participation A6 participate daily (e.g., five times a week) in a variety of moderate to vigorous physical activities that develop muscular strength and endurance, cardiovascular endurance, and/or flexibility
  • participate in physical activities for a minimum of 30 minutes during each school day
  • participate in a range of endurance activities
  • participate in a range of strength activities
  • participate in a range of flexibility activities