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Lesson 21: Setting a Goal to Move 60 a Day


In this lesson, students set a goal to be active for 60 minutes a day. They explore the benefits of being physically active and identify key rewards for themselves. Then they review the steps for setting a goal, and discuss who can help them meet their activity goal.

Lesson Objectives

Students will be able to:

  1. Describe how being physically active can help a person feel better.
  2. Describe the benefits of being physically active.
  3. Take steps to achieve a personal goal to be active for 60 minutes a day.
  4. Identify people who can help achieve a personal goal to improve physical activity.

SEL Connection

  • self-management

Time: 40 minutes

Healthy Behavior Outcomes

  • PA-1: Engage in moderate to vigorous physical activity for at least 60 minutes every day.
  • PA-2: Regularly engage in physical activities that enhance cardiorespiratory endurance, flexibility, muscle endurance, and muscle strength.
  • PA-5: Follow a physical activity plan for healthy growth and development.

National Health Education Standards

  • Standard 1: Comprehending Concepts
  • Performance Indicator 1.2.1: Identify that healthy behaviors impact personal health.
  • Standard 6: Goal Setting
  • Performance Indicator 6.2.1: Identify a short-term personal health goal and take action toward achieving the goal.
  • Performance Indicator 6.2.2: Identify who can help when assistance is needed to achieve a personal health goal.
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