P-3 ACTIVE FOR LIFE

Indicators 1/2

Fitness Component

P: identify one of the five components of health-related physical fitness (i.e., cardiorespiratory endurance, muscular strength, muscular endurance, flexibility, and body composition)

G1: identify three of the five health-related physical fitness components

G2: identify four of the five health-related physical fitness components

G3: identify the five components health-related physical fitness components

G3: begin to engage in physical activities specifically related to each component of physical fitness

Physical Activity

P-G1: demonstrate understanding that physical activity can lead to increased heart rate, breathing rate, perspiration, etc. (e.g., running, galloping)

G2: sustain moderate to vigorous levels of physical activity that cause increased heart rate, breathing rate, perspiration, etc. (e.g., running, galloping, skipping, and hopping)

G3: monitor the physiological indicators that accompany moderate to vigorous physical activity and adjust their own activity accordingly

Strength and Endurance

P,G1: demonstrate understanding that supporting body weight develops muscular strength and endurance (e.g., climbing, hanging, hopping, jumping, animal walks, and stunts)

G2: participate in activities that support body weight that improve physical fitness (crab walk, planks, modified push-ups)

Flexibility

P: begin to develop flexibility through a variety of stretching movements

G2:demonstrate flexibility through a full range of motion (full arm circles, forward bend, hands to toes)

HEALTHY BODY

P: demonstrate understanding that physical activity can affect body composition and help maintain a healthy body

G1: describe how physical activity can affect body composition and help maintain a healthy body

G3: participate in and reflect upon all five components of health-related fitness standards for age and gender

G3: participate in physical activities that enhance body composition and help maintain a healthy body

Adapted from the Nova Scotia DOE Curriculum
Learning Outcomes Framework – Grades Primary—6. (2015, October 01). Department of Education and Early Childhood Development, Province of Nova Scotia.