Fitness Walking

CourseĀ  Objectives

o       Apply knowledge to develop a personal fitness plan
o       Define the five components of physical fitness
o       Enhance self-image through participation and personal fitness programs
o       Demonstrate proficiency in personal fitness and wellness
o       Develop short and long term goals
o       Demonstrate a proficiency in the walking technique
o       Develop strategies to stay motivated

Performance Indicators

o       Apply their knowledge of their own fitness levels to design a personal improvement plan
o       Define physical fitness and describe the components of health related fitness and skill related fitness
o       Assess personal fitness levels
o       Appreciate their benefits derived from being physically fit
o       Improve walking techniques to increase stride length, speed, efficiency, and improve balance, coordination,             body control, and posture
o       Monitor weekly progress

Standards Alignment

o       Standard 1- Competency and proficiency in movement forms   
o       Standard 2- Applies movement concepts and principles to the learning and development of motor skills   
o       Standard 4- Achieves and maintains a health enhanced level of physical fitness   
o       Standard 7- Understands that physical activity provides opportunities for enjoyment, challenge,                               self-expression and social interaction

Technology Standards Alignment

2.      Make informed choices among technology systems, resources and services.
7.      Routinely and efficiently use online information resources to meet needs for collaboration, research,                        publication, communication, and productivity.
8.      Select and apply technology tools for research, information analysis, problem solving and decision making in          content learning.
9.      Collaborate with peers, experts and others to contribute to a content related knowledge base by us                        technology to compile, synthesize, produce and disseminate information.

Student Assessment

o       Student log and journals   
o       Target heart rate and recovery heart rate assessment   
o       Pre and Post tests

Student Activities

o       Pole walking    
o       Hiking   
o       Walking activities   
o       Walking shoe analysis   
o       Warm -up, cool- down activities

Mission and Student Expectations Alignment

Applied Learning Alignment

ELA Grade Span Expectations
Mathematics Grade Span Expectations

Common Core of Learning