COURSE TITLE: Health and Physical Education – Grade 7
DESCRIPTION: Students are offered a variety of challenging learning and physical activities with an emphasis on lifetime health and wellness. The 7th grade Health & Physical Education program is offered every other day. Virginia Standards of Learning identify the following learning strands for Health & Physical Education:
PE: Skilled Movement
The student will demonstrate competence in modified versions of various game/sport, rhythmic, and recreational activities.
Movement Principles and Concepts
The student will understand and apply movement principles and concepts.
The student will apply concepts and principles of training to improve physical fitness.
The student will work independently and with others in cooperative and competitive physical activity settings.
Physically Active Lifestyle
The student will select and participate in physical activity to produce health-related benefits.
HEALTH: Knowledge and Skills
The student will use knowledge of health concepts to make decisions related to personal safety and wellness; will describe and exhibit the behaviors associated with a physically active and healthy lifestyles.
Information Access and Use
The student will investigate and analyze the various factors that guide an individual’s decisions about health and wellness.
Community Health and Wellness
The student will describe how family and community priorities influence an individual’s ability to reduce diseases and other health problems; will work cooperatively with others to support and promote healthy schools, families, and communities.
PE TOPICS: Cooperative Games
Lifetime Fitness Activities
Individual and Dual Sports
Lifetime Recreational Activities
HEALTH TOPICS: Personal Safety and Wellness
Active and Healthy Lifestyles
Making Healthy Choices
Personal and Community Health
Promotional of Healthy Practices
Family Life Education (FLE)
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