Prescribed Learning Outcomes for Active Living Grade Level: 7 to 9

 

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. For a complete list of PLO's can be found at Physical Education.

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Active Living
Knowledge

  • A1 relate the effects of regular participation in a variety of types of physical activities to quality of life (e.g., stress reduction, prevents the onset of certain diseases, increased overall physical and emotional health)
  • A3 assess their heart rate during physical activity in relation to target heart rate zones
  • A4 design a plan for achieving physical activity goals

Participation

  • A5 participate daily (e.g., five times a week) in a variety of moderate to vigorous physical activities that support their personal physical activity goals

Active Living
Knowledge

  • A1 assess the positive implications of active living
  • A2 describe health-related components of fitness (muscular strength, muscular endurance, cardiovascular endurance, and flexibility) skill-related components of fitness (e.g., agility, speed, reaction time, co-ordination, balance)
  • A4 describe the importance of assessing their rate of exertion during physical activity
  • A5 pursue personal physical activity goals related to health-related components of fitness (muscular strength, muscular endurance, cardiovascular endurance, or flexibility)

Participation

  • A6 participate daily in moderate to vigorous physical activity to enhance fitness

 

Active Living
Knowledge

  • A1 formulate a rationale for active living
  • A2 explain how physical activity relates to health-related components of fitness (muscular strength, muscular endurance, cardiovascular endurance, and flexibility) skill-related components of fitness (e.g., agility, speed, reaction time, co-ordination, balance) movement concepts (body awareness, spatial awareness, qualities of movement, relationships)
  • A4 monitor their rate of exertion during physical activity
  • A5 pursue personal physical activity goals related to health-related components of fitness (muscular strength, muscular endurance, cardiovascular endurance, and flexibility) skill-related components of fitness (e.g., agility, speed, reaction time, co-ordination, balance)

Participation

  • A6 participate daily in moderate to vigorous physical activity to enhance fitness
  • 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