Setting Fitness Goals Teacher Resources
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Let's get ready to Zumba! An avatar guides you in learning popular dance steps and leads as you earn stars by dancing along. With 17 different achievement badges, the app also allows you to set and track fitness goals, find local Zumba classes, and share progress on Facebook.
3rd - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Long Term Goal Setting
Students investigate a long-term fitness goal. The goal has components of recording information to create data towards the testing of reaching it in the end of the set time period. They differentiate between the different types of goals and describe them as attainable or not.
6th - 8th Physical Education
Creating Fitness Goals
Middle schoolers create a fitness goal to include one of the following: muscle building, cardiovascular development or healthful diet. They utilize a daily calendar to record progress. They utilize the Internet to research proper ways to reach their goals.
6th - 8th Physical Education
For this physical education worksheet, students team up with a partner and complete each of the activities listed. They look at the activities and circle the ones that they do. Then, students discuss ways that they can move their bodies more every day and write their fitness goal.
2nd - 3rd Physical Education
Calorie Counter & Diet Tracker
Whether you are looking to change your weight, monitor your eating and exercise habits, or just looking to count calories, easily gain control of your personal fitness goals (or have your health or PE class do so) with a fun and user-friendly app.
6th - Higher Ed Physical Education
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
Personal Fitness Plan Goal Setting
Students explore, examine and develop personal fitness goals based on their current level of fitness. They utilize the TriFIT system to review their testing results in the areas of cardiovascular endurance, muscular strength, muscular endurance, flexibility, and body composition.
10th - 12th Physical Education
Nutrition and Fitness
Sixth graders investigate the food guide pyramid. They conduct Internet research, and plan a three day nutritional menu appropriate for teenagers. Students include three meals per day and a snack for each day on their menu, and describe how the menu relates to fitness and health.
Happy Feet=Healthy Body
Fourth graders discuss the benefits of regular exercise. In this physical health studies lesson, 4th graders create visual demonstrations to track their progress with physical fitness related goals. Students discuss various types of exercise, and their effects on overall physical health.
Do Something about… Eating Healthy - Day 9: Fitting in Fitness
Lesson 9 in this 10-activity unit put together by Do Something, Inc. is about fitting fitness into daily activivty. First off though, the class needs to take a look at what kind, and how much, activity they do in a day, in a week, etc. Next, they analyze whether they are getting enough exercise, or whether they need to incoporate more physical activity into their daily or weekly time schedules.
9th - 12th Health
Resume Writing Workbook for Phys Ed Majors
Although labeled for Phys Ed majors, the advice and information in this workbook could apply to a job search in any field. The section detailing the purpose for and content of a resume is followed by worksheets, a list of resume action words, sample resumes, and a model for a cover letter.
11th - Higher Ed 21st Century Skills
Interpreting Heart Rates During Various Physical Activities
Learners review terminology: pulse, heart rate, target heart rate zone. They work in three groups, and assigned to one of three activity stations. At 5-minute intervals, 4th graders check their pulse and record it on their group card. They rotate to the next station.
4th Physical Education
October: Respect for Self and Others
Students realize their worth and dignity as human beings and account for their strengths as well as display their weaknesses. They display good manners and politeness, showing the respect for others as they would wish for themselves. Complete the project: Prism Respectrum.
6th - 9th Social Studies & History
Fourth graders engage in a five-lesson plan series of activities designed to teach them all about the circulatory system. These well-designed plans invite pupils to engage in stimulating hands-on activities, as well as setting personal fitness goals and learning about their own blood types.