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Elementary Health Wellness and Fitness Curriculum

Grades K-2

  • Loco motor Movement-- run, walk, jump, hop, skip, gallop, slide, leap
  • Space and Body Awareness
  • Manipulatives-- throwing, catching, dribbling, kicking, striking
  • Tag Games
  • Scooters
  • Parachute
  • Playground Games-- hopscotch and Four Square
  • Health-Related Fitness Concepts-- Cardiorespiratory Endurance, Muscular Strength and Endurance, Flexibility
  • Pedometers
  • Skill and Team Building Activities
  • Cooperative Activities


Grades 3-5

  • Cooperative Activities
  • Skill and Team Building Activities
  • Health-Related Fitness Concepts--Cardiorespiratory Endurance, Muscular Strength and Endurance, Flexibility
  • Pedometers
  • Football
  • Basketball
  • Volleyball
  • Soccer
  • Track and Field


Health Lessons

Grade 1-- 2 lessons in each of the following: Safety, Drug Education-- Poisons and Medicines, Nutrition

Grade 2-- 2 lessons in each of the following: Bike Safety, Drug Education-- Emergency Situations and effects of drugs, Nutrition

Grade 3-- Muscular System, Skeletal System, Drug Education-- Smoking, Safety-- Heat related safety, Nutrition

Grade 4-- 2 lessons in each of the following: First Aid, Drug Education-- Tobacco and Alcohol, Nutrition

Grade 5-- First Aid, Human Growth and Development-- Heart rate, Heredity, Puberty and Adolescence


Pennsylvania Academic Standards for Health, Safety, and Physical Education

    Standards in PDF format

East Penn School District Health and Wellness Curriculum

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