Health and Physical Education
Grade 6: Active Participation
Overall Expectations
•participate on a regular basis in physical activities that maintain or improve physical fitness (e.g., rope skipping to music);
•apply living skills, including interpersonal skills, in physical activities (e.g., games, gymnastics, dance, outdoor pursuits) and describe the benefits of using these skills in a variety of physical activities;
•follow safety procedures related to physical activity, equipment, and facilities, and begin to take responsibility for their own safety.         
Specific Expectations
Physical Activity        
•participate vigorously in all aspects of the program (e.g., cross-country running, co-operative games);        
•describe the factors that motivate participation in daily physical activity (e.g., the influence of friends, enthusiasm for the outdoors) and begin to consider them when making their own choices of physical activities;         
Physical Fitness        
•improve their personal fitness levels by participating in vigorous physical activities (e.g., Ultimate Frisbee) for sustained periods of time (e.g., ten to fifteen minutes), including appropriate warm-up and cool-down procedures;        
•assess their progress in fitness-enhancing activities at regular intervals (e.g., daily, weekly, or monthly monitoring of their pulses before and after active games, stretching, or push-ups);         
Living Skills        
•implement and revise as required plans of action to achieve personal fitness goals;        
•follow the rules of fair play in games and activities, and support the efforts of peers to improve their skills.         
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