Elementary PE 1 helps young learners establish a basic understanding of health and fitness. Students focus on health-related fitness and learn how to become more fit and healthy. Topics of study include exercise safety, making healthy choices, nutrition, the benefits, components and principles of fitness, basic anatomy and physiology, and values of cooperation and teamwork. In addition, students learn age-appropriate motor, non-locomotor, and manipulative skills. Students are required to participate in regular physical activity.
This course is online. The exercise is not!
For this course you need:
Tips & Hints
In most units you will practice skills. Examples of skills include jumping, kicking, and throwing. You will learn the skills in the first week of a unit. You should practice the skills every week. The last week of a unit you will show off your skills.
You can show your skills in three ways:
Ask your teacher which way he/she prefers.
The requirements above show the minimum activity need to do for this class. However, it is recommended that you do more! Below are the recommendations for kids.
This course is divided into the following Units and Sections. Each section within a unit can be completed in about one week.
Unit 5: Principles of Fitness
Unit 6: Game Play
Unit 7: Nutrition
Unit 8: Your Body