[Phys Ed] [Grades K-5] Fitness Activities Theme

[Phys Ed] [Grades K-5] Fitness Activities Theme
[Phys Ed] [Grades K-5] Fitness Activities Theme
[Phys Ed] [Grades K-5] Fitness Activities Theme
[Phys Ed] [Grades K-5] Fitness Activities Theme
[Phys Ed] [Grades K-5] Fitness Activities Theme
[Phys Ed] [Grades K-5] Fitness Activities Theme
[Phys Ed] [Grades K-5] Fitness Activities Theme
[Phys Ed] [Grades K-5] Fitness Activities Theme
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[Phys Ed] [Grades K-5] Fitness Activities Theme <1-2>

INCLUDES: Comprehensive bundle of Fitness Activities for Kindergarten through 5th Grade - Physical Education

Learning Focus - Fitness
Students will develop fitness through participation in activities each day of class that include exercise, game, and sport.  Students will be introduced to these fitness opportunities though theme based integration.
F.12.1   I can participate in physical activity for fitness.
F.12.2   I can participate in physical activity for fun.
F.12.3   I can develop strength through exercise and play.
F.12.4   I can develop endurance through exercise and play.

· Supporting Learning Targets
I can make my muscles stronger.
I can exercise for a long time.
I can predict changes in my body from exercise.
I can tell you why exercise is important.
I can warm up properly.
I can cool down properly.
I can move for a long time without resting.
Essential Questions

· What is physical fitness?
· How can I improve my fitness?
· Why is exercise important?
· What is an active lifestyle?

Academic Language
Heart, nutrition, rate, fast, slow, control, effort, best, time, stretch

Content-Specific Language
Fitness, strength, endurance, flexibility, effort, lifestyle, physical, heart, heart rate, exercise, muscles, agility, breathing, water, nutrition, energy, warm up, cool down, pacing, develop

Common Misconceptions

· You should always run your fastest.
· Strength is only how much your muscles work not how long.
· Exercising in gym class is enough to help me become fit.

Student Adaptations
Special Education / DAPE

· Picture communication systems, varied pieces of equipment in size, color and texture, more time to complete task, peer assistance, space modifications.


· Picture communications systems, peer assistance, modeling.

Background Knowledge


· Catch-up Tag
· Fitness Dice
· Fitness Tag
· Fruit and Vegetable Tag
· Hospital Tag
· Road Runner Tag
· Lumberjacks and Forest Rangers
· Locomotor Locomotion
· Boot Camp Fitness
· Stationary Exercises
· Locomotor Exercises
· Flexibility Exercises
· Scramble
· Follow the Leader Fitness (Station Cards)


· Individual exercises (strength, endurance, flexibility, power, agility, muscular endurance)
· finding your heart beat
· Warm up
· Cool down


· Pacing
· Heart rate
· Energy in vs. energy out
· Giving your best effort
· Exercises help with different fitness components and different parts of the body.
· Fitness is having a body that will help you do everything you need to.
· Fitness takes a long time to attain, and even longer to maintain.
· Body parts

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36 pages
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