Prescribed Learning Outcomes for Active Living Grade Level: K to 3

 

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 identify benefits of regular participation in physical activity (e.g., it’s fun, it helps them grow strong, and it keeps the heart healthy)
  • A2 identify physical activities they enjoy doing
  • A3 identify the importance of food as fuel for physical activity

Participation

  • A4 participate daily (e.g., five times a week) in moderate to vigorous physical activities

Active Living

Knowledge

  • A1 describe benefits of regular participation in physical activity (e.g., it’s fun, it’s good for their bodies, and it provides opportunities to make new friends)
  • A2 identify the parts of the body that can work together during physical activity (e.g., heart, lungs, legs, arms, feet, hands)<
  • A3 identify choices they can make to be more physically active
  • A4 describe the importance of choosing healthy food as fuel for physical activity
  • A5 identify physical activities they feel they do well

Participation

  • A6 participate daily (e.g., five times a week) in moderate to vigorous physical activities

Active Living

Knowledge

  • A1 describe the personal benefits of regular participation in physical activity (e.g., it makes bones stronger, it increases overall heath, and it’s a way to make new friends)
  • A2 describe physical responses that take place in the body during physical activity (e.g., increased heart rate, breathing becomes more rapid, muscles feel tired)
  • A3 describe the importance of food, water, and sleep as fuel for physical activity
  • A4 identify physical abilities they would like to develop

Participation

  • A5 participate daily (e.g., five times a week) in moderate to vigorous physical activities

Active Living
Knowledge

  • A1 describe the importance of regular, sustained participation in physical activity for developing the strength of the heart, lungs, muscles, and bones
  • A2 describe healthy nutritional choices for physical activity
  • A3 identify choices people can make to be more active
  • A4 identify the characteristics of athletes and physically active people they admire (e.g., other students in the school, family members, community role models, Olympic athletes)

Participation

  • A5 participate daily (e.g., five times a week) in moderate to vigorous physical activities

Prescribed Learning Outcomes in Daily Physical Activity (DPA)

  • 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