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: Universal Fitness Plan (Lesson 5 of 5)

    GEDB Fitness: Universal Fitness Plan (Lesson 5 of 5)

    Overview

    Students will talk about why the US, Japan, Western Australia, and the UK have physical fitness plans that are similar in many ways. They will then produce a physical fitness plan that is ideal for themselves. 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 talk about why the US, Japan, Western Australia, and the UK have physical fitness plans that are similar in many ways. They will then produce a physical fitness plan that is ideal for themselves.


    Content

    Learning Targets and Criteria for Success

    • Students will state the similarities of the four physical fitness plans they have studied.
    • Students will state the differences of the four physical fitness plans they have studied.
    • Students will produce a personal physical fitness plan.

    Learning Tasks and Practice

    • Students will be put into groups.
    • Groups will discuss the similarities of the four counties physical fitness plan they have studied.
    • Groups will discuss the differences of the four counties physical fitness plan they have studied.
    • Students will independently produce a physical fitness plan that best suits who they are and what exercise and sports they enjoy participating in.

    Collecting and Documenting Evidence of Learning

    Students will independently produce a physical fitness plan that best suits who they are and what exercise and sports they enjoy participating in.