Author:
Melody Casey
Subject:
Physical Education
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Level:
Middle School
Grade:
8
Tags:
  • GEDB
  • Global Education
    License:
    Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial
    Language:
    English

    Education Standards

    GEDB Fitness: United Kingdom's Physical Fitness Activity Plan (Lesson 2 of 5)

    GEDB Fitness: United Kingdom's Physical Fitness Activity Plan (Lesson 2 of 5)

    Overview

    Students will learn what the United Kingdom has adopted as their physical fitness activity plan. Students will research the popular ways in which citizens of the United Kingdom exercise and stay in good physical condition. This lesson was developed by Paul Wilhoit as part of their completion of the North Carolina Global Educator Digital Badge program. This lesson plan has been vetted at the local and state level for standards alignment, Global Education focus, and content accuracy.

    Lesson Plan

    Description

    Students will learn what the United Kingdom has adopted as their physical fitness activity plan. Students will research the popular ways in which citizens of the United Kingdom exercise and stay in good physical condition.


    Content

    Learning Targets and Criteria for Success

    • Students will define physical fitness.
    • Students state the United Kingdom’s physical fitness activity plan.
    • Students will list the most popular ways in which citizens of the UK exercise and play.

    Learning Tasks and Practice

    • Students will be put into groups.
    • Groups will discuss what physical fitness is.
    • Students will give examples of exercise and sports they play or seen being played to achieve physical fitness.
    • Groups will look up the United Kingdom’s physical fitness activity plan.

    Collecting and Documenting Evidence of Learning

    • Students will summarize on paper/word document what physical fitness is and how they attempt to be physically fit.
    • Students will summarize on paper/word document the United Kingdom’s physical fitness plan.