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Unit 1: Fitness Activities
Topic: Fitness
Grade Level: 7-8
Timeline: 10 days

                                                  Desired Results
  Established Goals/Standard(s): Physical Education Standards 1,2, 3, 4, 5, & 6

  Benchmark(s): 1A, 1B, 1C, 2A, 2B, 2C, 2D, 3D, 3E, 4A, 4B, 4C, 4D, 4E, 4F, 4G, 5A, 5C,
  6B, 6E, 6G

               Key Understandings                                     Essential Questions
  Students will understand…                                  What are the benefits of the BFS
      The importance of the warm-up and                      readiness program for athletes and non-
         cool-down during a workout.                          athletes?
      How to demonstrate proper body                        How do you find your max heart rate?
         mechanics and breathing when                        In what zone do you need to have your
         performing fitness activities.                       heart rate?
      How to demonstrate proper cadence in                  How is the readiness program different
         different fitness activities.                        from the high school program?
      How to identify basic safety                          What results can we expect from the
         procedures in fitness activities.                    readiness program?
      How to record accurate information                    How do you find your BMI?
         regarding the workout.                              Why do you need to warm-up before
      How to demonstrate muscular                            physical activity?
         strength and endurance that                         Why do you need to cool-down after
         contributes to a healthy lifestyle.                  strenuous activity?
      How to demonstrate exercises that                     How do you measure successful progress
         improve fitness.                                     within your fitness level?
      Correct techniques used for BFS core                  Give examples of exercises that increase
         lifts.                                               strength and endurance?
      Correct technique in performing the
         BFS 1-2-3-4 flexibility program.
      How to perform the BFS dot drills.
      How to perform BFS plyometric

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  Supporting Vocabulary:
  Agility                                             Hex-Bar Deadlift
  Balance                                             Parallel Squat
  Flexibility                                         Rep
  Muscular Strength                                   Heart Rate
  Muscular Endurance                                  Body Mass Index
  Cardiovascular Endurance
  Core lifts
  Box Squat
  Towel Bench
  Power Clean
  Bench Press
              Factual Knowledge                                                    Skills
      Terminology                                               Running
      Technique                                                 Lifting
                                                                 Stretching
                                                                 Jumping
                                                                 Hopping

                                               Assessment Evidence
          Performance Tasks                               Criteria                     Other Evidence
      Warm-up                                 Tri-fit or Fitness Gram           Student Application
      Agility: Dot Drills                      tests                          
      BFS 1-2-3-4 flexibility                 Teacher observation
       program                                 Rubrics
      Core lifts                              Tri-fit program (heart rate
      Fitness Jogging                          monitors)
      Fitness Videos                          Self-Assessment
      Cool down                               Target heart rate

                                                      Learning Plan
                                         Activities                                          Timeline
  Cardiovascular Videos
  Weight Lifting
  Bigger Faster Stronger Readiness Program
  Fitness Gram tests (tri-fit)

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  Resources: BFS book, tri-fit program

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