Health and Physical Education
Grade 5: Active Participation
Overall Expectations
•participate on a regular basis in physical activities that maintain or improve physical fitness (e.g., one-on-one or two-on-two soccer-type games);
•identify the components of physical fitness and describe physical activities that improve these components;
•apply living skills (e.g., goal setting, conflict-resolution techniques, and interpersonal skills that contribute to positive group interaction) to physical activities (e.g., games, gymnastics, dance, outdoor pursuits);        
•follow safety procedures related to physical activity, equipment, and facilities.         
Specific Expectations
Physical Activity        
•participate vigorously in all aspects of the program (e.g., gymnastic stations, fitness circuit);        
•describe the factors that motivate participation in daily physical activity (e.g., seeing an activity on TV, idolizing a sports hero, doing an activity with your family) and connect them to various activities;         
Physical Fitness        
•improve their fitness levels by participating in vigorous physical activities (e.g., rope skipping to music) for sustained periods of time (e.g., ten to fifteen minutes), including appropriate warm-up and cool-down procedures;        
•describe the components of physical fitness and relate each component to an appropriate physical activity (e.g., cardiorespiratory - skipping; muscle endurance - abdominal crunches; muscle strength - push-ups; flexibility - sit and reach);        
•assess their progress in fitness-enhancing activities at regular intervals (e.g., weekly monitoring of their pulses before and after running or completing exercise circuits);         
Living Skills        
•incorporate time-management and organizational skills in the goal-setting process (e.g., set a realistic goal, identify and address barriers, prepare an action plan, decide who can help, and identify how to know when the goal has been reached) related to physical activity or personal fitness;        
•follow the rules of fair play in games and activities (e.g., by displaying sports etiquette, by encouraging others with positive comments).         
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