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Elementary Heart Health: Lessons & Assessment

Elementary Heart Health: Lessons & Assessment


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    Lesson plans for a circuit-training unit designed to teach upper elementary age students the importance of aerobic fitness and the skills required to evaluate their own heart health. Includes charts to post as reminders for students, record book examples, and a sample student Fitness Card. Teacher collects information from student fitness card and uses a simple point system that reduces the task of recording and grading hundreds of students. Criteria rubrics are explained thoroughly, student examples are given, and grading is discussed. Helps students meet NASPE physical education standards three and four.

    Table of Contents


    PART I. Background
    PART II. Lessons
    PART III. Explanation of Points
    PART IV. Outcomes
    PART V. Evaluation

    Appendix A
    Appendix B