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Assessment Resource Centre (ARC)

  1. Stage 2
  2. Personal Development, Health and Physical Education
  3. Activities
  4. Feelings About Being Active
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Feelings About Being Active

Grade Work Samples
End of Stage 2 (end of Year 4)
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Grade E Courtney   Bailey   Kim  
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Foundation Statement strands

The following strands are covered in this activity:

Fundamental Movement and Physical Activity

Description of activity

Students participate in a continuous physical activity for 15 minutes (eg skipping rope, aerobics, jog/walk around school). They then complete the reflection worksheet, ‘Feelings about being active’.

Suggested materials

Equipment for the physical activity, worksheet

Prior learning

Students have participated in a variety of physical activities and discussed the effects of these on body parts such as lungs, heart and muscles. They can identify the physical activities that contribute to cardiovascular fitness. Students have researched some diseases linked to physical inactivity (eg heart disease, obesity and diabetes). They can identify some short-term and long-term benefits of participation in regular physical activity.


Active Lifestyle (ALS2.6)
Discusses the relationship between regular physical activity and health.
Decision Making (DMS 2.2)
Makes decisions as an individual and as a group member.

Criteria for assessing learning

Students will be assessed on their ability to:

  • identify the effects of physical activity on body parts and systems
  • explain the link between physical activity and health
  • describe the positive feelings associated with participation in physical activity
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