Weeks 2 and 3: Physical Fitness and Your Health
- People with sedentary lifestyles risk developing chronic diseases (disease that develops gradually and persists over a long period of time.
- In your group you should use MS Publisher to create a brochure to warn people with sedentary life styles of the risks of developing a certain disease.
- The brochure should include:
- A general description of the disease
- The number of people who have or are diagnosed with the disease each year.
- The symptoms of the disease.
- The effects of the disease.
- Treatment methods
- Physical Activity suggestions to help them to prevent developing the disease.
- Physical benefits of leading an active lifestyle.
- The diseases include:
- Cardiovascular disease (heart disease)
- High Blood Pressure
- Type 2 Diabetes
- Certain Forms of Cancer
Week 4: Physical Fitness and You
- Complete the fitness survey.
- Add to the discussion on the forum, How can I improve my physical fitness?
Week 5: Developing your Fitness Plan
- Complete the physical fitness plan by creating goals and a fitness plan for your week.
- Follow your fitness plan for the week.
- Count your heart rate during each activity.
Week 6: Evaluating your Fitness Plan
- Answer the following questions
- Did you reach your weekly fitness goals?
- Do your planned activities fall within your Target Heart Rate Zone?
- Do you need to alter your physical fitness activities to meet your goals?
- List 3 things you learned this week by creating your fitness plan.
- Explain how you think this plan might change as you grow older.
- Why is it important to monitor your fitness plan?
- Upload your evaluation to My Physical Fitness Plan Evaluation Upload.
Week 7: Sports Safety:
- Complete your fitness plan.
- Work in groups to complete the “Sports Injury Activity”. Follow the instructions below.
Week 8: Self Evaluation:
- Sign on to Google Docs
- Fill out the spreadsheet for your self evaluation.
Week 9: A Healthy Body Image
- Watch the short body image cartoon strip.
- Complete the T or F Game: Media and Peer Pressure.
- Think carefully about your answers and discuss them with your neighbor.
- Upload your thoughts to Moodle.
- Read over the Media and Peer Pressure information page.
- Answer the questions to the peer pressure and media journal below.
Week 10 and 11: What makes me different?
- Create a bitstrips avatar for yourself. Make sure it portrays characteristics about you that make you different from everyone else in the class.
- Open a Word document
- Copy and paste your avatar into the Word Document. Below your avatar include the following:
- Your name.
- What would the world be like if everyone looked the same?
- List 3 things that make you different than others physically.
- Why are these 3 things positive.
- List 3 ways that people judge each other.
- Why is it bad to be judgmental?
- List 3 things that you look for in a friend.
- List 3 things that represent your inner beauty.
- How can these 3 things make the world a better place?
- Upload your document to Moodle.
Week 12: How can I be a positive role model?
- Using the Avatar from the previous lesson (bitstrips.com) create a comic strip showing your avatar acting as a good role model.
- This could be an example of being a good role model using inner or outer beauty.
- Your comic strip should be a minimum of 3 slides long.
- Copy and Upload your Comic strip to the “Positive Role Model Comic Strip” below.