In this lesson students will practice accelerating as they run. As they accelerate in the second half of a run, they will notice what changes they make to switch from jogging to sprinting. This activity lets students experience the pleasure of running fast.
North Carolina Aligned Physical Education
Students list the physical activities that they participate in each day. This activity helps students learn the importance of staying active.
Students will write down the physical activities that do to make their bodies move, how often they do each activity, and for how long.
Students should be able to identify the various levels of the pyramid and name
activities from each level that they enjoy and recognize that in order to keep our bodies healthy, we should all do more activities from the bottom of the pyramid and fewer activities from the top.
Students should be able to name three sports or activities that they enjoy, name two ways they can be more active every day, and explain why exercise is important to keep bodies healthy
and feeling good.
In Animal Tag, students play tag as they imitate various animals. This game helps them develop body control, which is an important concept for running. It also improves their overall fitness and athletic skills.