Curriculum, Outcomes and Essential Questions

Curriculum Framework:

Grade 9- Focus on:

  • What it means to be physically fit.

  • The components of health related fitness.

  • Exposure to a wide range of activities.

Grades 10, 11 and 12. (3 year curriculum)

  • Module 1- Focus on Cardio respiratory fitness, the FITT principle , and body systems.

  • Module 2- Focus on muscular strength and endurance training, progressive overload, specificity, and the musculoskeletal system. (Current Year)

  • Module 3- Focus on Nutrition, body composition and flexibility.

 Essentials Questions: 

9th Grade Course
What does it mean to be physically fit?
How could you determine if someone is physically fit? 
What is the FITT principle?

10th, 11th, 12th Grade Course  (Modules rotate on a yearly basis)  
Module One
What is cardiovascular endurance?
How do you determine one's cardiovascular endurance levels?
Identify the physical and mental benefits of maintaining good cardiovascular endurance? 
Module Two
What is muscular strength and Endurance?
What is important to consider when training to improve muscular strength and/or muscular endurance?
Identify the physical and mental benefits of maintaining good muscular endurance?
Module Three
What is the benefits of maintaining ones flexibility?
Maintaining ones fitness can help prevent what chronic diseases?
What should be considered when one considers their nutrition?  

Students leaving OHS will:

· Identify the components of health related  fitness.

· Identify the benefits of regular physical activity.

· Be a physically literate individual who applies knowledge of concepts, principles, strategies, and tactics related to movement and performance.

· Understand and be able to apply the FITT principle when designing a personal workout plan

· Understand and demonstrate ways to maintain a healthy lifestyle while being able to manage their personal and community resources.

· Be a physically literate individual who exhibits responsible personal and social behavior that respects self and others.

· Understand  basic nutrition concepts and the implications related to an unhealthy lifestyle especially in the area of obesity and Type 2 diabetes.