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 Unit Details

Unit Title
Fitness
Unit Number
2
Course
Sixth Grade Physical Education/Health
Content Area
Physical Education - Health
Description
Students will acquire and apply the personal fitness and wellness skills associated with a healthy active lifestyle.
Timeline
22 Day(s)
Enduring Understandings
Efficient movement improves performance.
Physical and cognitive skills are necessary to successfully participate in a variety of physical activities/sports.
Participation in physical activities/sports can provide an opportunity for developing an understanding and respect for differences among people.
Physical activity/sports can provide opportunities for personal enjoyment, challenge, self-expression and social interactions.
Positive decision making about fitness contributes to a healthy lifestyle.





Essential Questions
How do you measure one’s physical fitness?
How do you maintain physical fitness?
Why is physical fitness important?



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Standard
Standard Component
ECO
  
Understand how the different body systems work together during physical activity
Unit 5
Describe how the endocrine system affects all other body systems.
Label the major components and identify the functions of the lymphatic system.
Identify the function of each organ in the digestive system as it relates to overall health.
Distinguish between the Central Nervous System and Peripheral Nervous System.
Illustrate air flow through the respiratory system and its relationship to the circulatory system and explain how they respond to physical activity.
Differentiate among the types of joints in the skeletal system.
Explain how the muscular system and skeletal system work together to move the body.
Classify the three different types of muscle tissue and differentiate between voluntary and involuntary muscle movement.









  
exhibits responsible personal and social behavior that respects self and others
Unit 1
Students will develop and demonstrate responsible safety and social skills while participating in a variety of physical activity settings
Apply concepts about weather safety, exercise precautions during activities, and follow appropriate safety rules and use of equipment
Unit 3
Define terminology, explain and demonstrate how rules, safety and etiquette are important concepts in a variety of activities including individual, team, and recreational activities.
Students will develop and demonstrate responsible safety and social skills while participating in a variety of physical activity settings.
Model healthy communication skills through exchange of information, questions, and ideas while recognizing the perspective of others
Apply concepts about weather safety, exercise precautions during activities, and follow appropriate safety rules and use of equipment








  
  
Standard
Standard Component
  
Demonstrates competency in a variety of motor skills and movement patterns.


Unit 1
Identify critical elements to improve performance in selected skills.
Apply fundamental and sequential skills in game situations with increased proficiency.
Demonstrate skills successfully in modified games of increased complexity.
Identify, demonstrate, and describe reasons for using proper warm-up, cool-down, and appropriate attire in a physical activity setting
Model healthy communication skills through exchange of information, questions, and ideas while recognizing the perspective of others
Apply concepts about weather safety, exercise precautions during activities, and follow appropriate safety rules and use of equipment
Unit 2
Interpret personal health-related fitness assessments and determine which fitness components need improvement.
Describe target heart rate as it relates to cardio respiratory endurance.
Identify, demonstrate, and describe reasons for using proper warm-up, cool-down, and appropriate attire in a physical activity setting.
Unit 4
Exhibit basic dance skills and fundamentals while demonstrating various dance forms.
Demonstrate appropriate social skills while participation in dance activities, including etiquette and courtesies appropriate to various dance forms.


















  
 Applies knowledge of concepts, principles, strategies, and tactics related to movement and performance
Unit 1
Define terminology, explain and demonstrate how rules, safety and etiquette are important concepts in a variety of activities including individual, team, and recreational activities.
Students will develop and demonstrate responsible safety and social skills while participating in a variety of physical activity settings.
Model healthy communication skills through exchange of information, questions, and ideas while recognizing the perspective of others
Apply concepts about weather safety, exercise precautions during activities, and follow appropriate safety rules and use of equipment
Unit 2
Evaluate decision-making behaviors as they affect wellness.
Unit 4
Describe the benefits of dance as a lifetime activity as it relates to fitness
Define terminology, explain and demonstrate how rules, safety and etiquette are important concepts in a variety of activities including individual, team, and recreational activities










ECO
  
Demonstrates the knowledge and skillls to achieve and maintaina health-enhancing level of physical activity and fitness
Unit 2
Evaluate decision-making behaviors as they affect wellness.
Describe target heart rate as it relates to cardio respiratory endurance.
Unit 5
Interpret personal health-related fitness assessments and determine which fitness components need improvement
Evaluate decision-making behaviors as they affect wellness
Describe target heart rate as it relates to cardio respiratory endurance