Fitness Assessment Teacher Resources
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Fitness Gram Brochure Project
The six categories of this fitness gram project line up with many of the state standards for fitness testing. There is a component in this project for each individual to set a goal for each of the fitness tests to be taken. In this way, they take a look at their current level of fitness and figure out what they might need to do to reach the goals for each of the tests.
8th - 12th Physical Education
The Presidential Physical Fitness Test
Students practice skills of physical fitness to prepare for The Presidential Physical Fitness Test. They practice daily using specific exercises like curl ups and the one mile run/walk. The lesson allows students to project a profile needed for passing and they are encouraged to undertake healthy lifestyle choices.
3rd - 6th Health
Students investigate their fitness levels. In this personal health lesson, students participate in the President’s Challenge for Fitness to assess their physical fitness levels and set goals for improvement. The 5 tests students complete are curl ups, sit and reach, push ups, shuttle run, and timed mile run.
9th - 12th Health
ACE: Aerobic Conditioning Exercises
Learners participate in a variety of aerobic conditioning exercises in preparation for the President's Challenge Fitness Test. As a whole class they participate in a fast walk exercise, and rotate through different fitness stations involving jogging in place, step-ups, curl-ups, and jumping rope.
3rd - 5th Physical Education
Fitness with a Jump Stick
Students learn about cardiovascular fitness through a fun game. In this healthful living instructional activity, students actively increase their cardiovascular endurance through a game with the same concept as freeze tag. Students are also informed on how certain physical activities affect their bodies.
1st - 5th Health
Body and Blood
Students explore the cardiovascular system. Through the use of video, students observe the heart pumping an oxygen-enriched blood supply through arteries to the muscles in use during exercise. They participate in activities to explore how active muscles need oxygen as fuel.
6th - 8th Physical Education
Family Fitness Night
Students invite their family members to participate in a family fitness night at the school to encourage fitness and to promote and inform parents about physical fitness testing. They use a map of the school to locate the different activities and use optional score sheets to keep track of their scores.
3rd - 5th Health
Healthy Body Image: A Lesson Plan for Middle School Students
This is a very valuable lesson for middle schoolers on the importance of maintaining a healthy body image through diet, exercise, and positive mentality. The resource includes four lesson plans. The first two plans outline the physical growth and development of adolescents (changes in height, weight, and weight distribution) and prompts learners to question the ideal body image projected in advertisements and in the media.
6th - 9th Physical Education
Gas Pressure, Volume, and Temperature
Physical science learners conduct a simple experiment using the heat of their hands to affect the fluid pressure. They place a balloon atop a freezing cold bottle and observe what occurs as it warms up. Both activities demonstrate how increasing temperature creates higher pressures.
7th - 12th Science
Recognition and Classification of Mixtures
Immerse your chemistry class in solutions! They melt and compare the mixtures that make up margarine, separate black ink into its component colors, distill ocean saltwater, and practice chromatography with plant pigments. There are eight activities in all, along with 11 assessment questions.
9th - 12th Science
Chemical Formulas for Molecules
Newcomers to chemistry compare hydrogen peroxide to water, realizing that the difference of one oxygen atom significantly affects the chemical properties. Other pairs of compounds and their formulas are also examined. A few chemical reactions are set up to help learners identify evidence of a chemical reaction and understand the conservation of mass.
7th - 12th Science
Students are encouraged to do their best on the mile run portion of the fitness test. They also gain knowledge about fitness in other academic areas of the school too. In science, the class records resting pulse rates, in math, charts and graphs are created, and in reading, books about fitness are engaged by the students.
7th - 12th Physical Education