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Grade 2 – Active Living

1 – Active Participation

Grade 2 Overall Expectations:

Actively participate in a wide variety of program activities, according to their capabilities, while applying behaviours that enhance their readiness and ability to take part;

Demonstrate an understanding of factors that contribute to their personal enjoyment of being active as they participate in a wide variety of individual and small-group activities;

Identify reasons for participating in physical activity every day.

2 – Physical Fitness

Grade 2 Overall Expectations:

Daily Physical Activity (DPA): participate in sustained moderate to vigorous physical activity, with appropriate warmup and cool-down activities, to the best of their ability for a minimum of twenty minutes each day;

Describe different types of activities that improve the strength of the heart and lungs;

Recognize their degree of exertion in physical activities by using simple assessment methods, and identify factors that affect their performance level;

Participate in setting and achieving realistic personal and group goals related to physical activity.

3 – Safety

Grade 2 Overall Expectations:

Demonstrate behaviours and apply procedures that maximize their safety and that of others during physical activity;

Identify ways of protecting themselves and others, including those with medical conditions, from safety risks while participating in physical activities.