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Lesson 24: Knowing and Moving Your Body Is Part of Being Healthy

Overview

Students identify activities they can do with their hands, arms, legs and feet and discuss what they can do to move their bodies every day to be healthy. They make a booklet that illustrates all the things their special bodies can do and the ways they stay active.

Lesson Objectives

Students will be able to:

  1. Explain things they can do to move their bodies and be active every day.
  2. Describe the benefits of being physically active.
     

Time: 50 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.

National Health Education Standards

  • Standard 1: Comprehending Concepts
  • Performance Indicator 1.2.1: Identify that healthy behaviors impact personal health.