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Grade 7 – Active Living

Grade 7 Overall Expectations:

Active Participation

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 in all aspects of the program

Demonstrate an understanding of factors that contribute to their personal enjoyment of being active as they participate in a diverse range of physical activities in a variety of indoor and outdoor environments

Demonstrate an understanding of the factors that motivate or impede participation in physical activity every day

Physical Fitness

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 20 minutes each day

Identify factors that can affect health-related fitness and describe how training principles can be applied to develop fitness

Assess their level of health-related fitness during various physical activities and monitor changes in fitness levels over time

Develop, implement, and revise a personal plan to meet short term, health-related fitness goals


Demonstrate behaviours and apply procedures that maximize safety and lessen the risk of injury, including the risk of concussion, for themselves and others during physical activity

Demonstrate an understanding of procedures for anticipating and responding to hazards that may lead to sickness or injury, including concussion, while participating in physical activity outdoors