Unit 2

Health Benefits of Physical Activity

Western Australia

Outcomes

  • Knowledge & Understandings
  • Attitudes and Values
  • Self-management Skills
  • Skills for Physical Activity
  • Interpersonal Skills

Outcome

Knowledge and Understandings

  • Students know and understand health and physical activity concepts that enable informed decisions for a healthy, active lifestyle.

Attitudes and Values

  • Students exhibit attitudes and values that promote personal, family and community health, and participation in physical activity.

Skills for Physical Activity

  • Students demonstrate the movement skills and strategies for confident participation in physical activity.

Self-management Skills

  • Students demonstrate self-management skills, which enable them to make informed decisions for healthy, active lifestyles.

Interpersonal Skills

  • Students demonstrate the interpersonal skills necessary for effective relationships and healthy, active lifestyles.

Context

  • Wellness
  • Growth and Development/Sexual Health
  • Lifestyle Choices
  • Health Related Fitness and Recreation
  • Movement Skills
  • Playing the Game

Syllabus (Year5)

Wellness

  • Growth and Development

Growth and Development

  • The meaning and dimensions of health

Lifestyle Choices

  • The meaning and dimensions of health
  • Growth and development
  • The body’s response to physical activity

Health Related Fitness and Recreation

  • Skills to gain and maintain possession and control
  • Skills for recreating
  • Body’s response to physical activity

Movement Skills

  • Skills to gain and maintain possession
  • Skills to create, use and defend space
  • Leading, initiating and facilitating

Playing the Game

  • Reviewing the situation
  • Communicating
  • Building and nurturing relationships
  • Preventing and managing conflict
  • Cooperating and collaborating in groups
  • Leading, initiating and facilitating

Syllabus (Year6)

Wellness

  • Social-emotional wellbeing
  • Understanding emotions

Growth and Development

  • The meaning and dimensions of health

Lifestyle Choices

  • The meaning and dimensions of health
  • Growth and development
  • The body’s response to physical activity

Health Related Fitness and Recreation

  • Skills to gain and maintain possession and control
  • Skills for recreating
  • Body’s response to physical activity

Movement Skills

  • Learning physical skills
  • Leading, initiating and facilitating

Playing the Game

  • Reviewing the situation
  • Communicating
  • Building and nurturing relationships
  • Preventing and managing conflict
  • Cooperating and collaborating in groups
  • Leading, initiating and facilitating