The Active Body Systems & Nutrition: Keeping kids active while learning essential cross-curricular concepts activity book is a great curriculum guide for K - 5 Physical Education and Health Classes. These are teacher developed activities that combine P.E., Health and Common Core elements in a variety of lessons! The curriculum and activities can also be used and modified for the middle school setting. The activity book contains 25 activities (5 from each unit - Nutrition, Circulatory/Respiratory, Nervous, Skeletal and Muscular body systems. The book also includes a digital download that consists of 287 curriculum cards and activity signs/worksheets for each unit. The curriculum cards are broken down into K-1, 2-3 and 4-5 grade levels. With this activity book and digital download, you will have everything that you need to teach the activities in the book (aside from P.E. equipment). These activities can be taught in as little as 20-25 minutes and allows teachers to present P.E., Health and Common Core concepts without giving up precious P.E. time! See all components below:
Physical Education Component:
Includes manipulative skills such as rolling, throwing, catching and striking, locomotor skills, dodging/fleeing and fitness. Students will also strategize, problem solve, cooperate and communicate throughout the activities.
Includes curriculum cards for the Skeletal, Muscular, Circulatory/Respiratory, Nervous Systems and Nutrition.
Common Core Component:
Highlights literacy skills with the use of curriculum cards and activity signs and math skills using number ranges, money handling, counting, addition, subtraction and multiplication.
The activity book and digital download were created by Heather Isler.