Active or Not: Here It Comes

Learning Resource Type

Classroom Resource

Subject Area

Health Education


5, 6, 7, 8


The goal of this learning activity is to help your students expand their knowledge of physical activity beyond sports and help them identify non-competitive things they can do to improve their personal fitness levels or increase their activity levels such as walking the dog or taking out the trash.

This alignment results from the ALEX Health/PE COS Resource Alignment Summit.

Health Education (2019) Grade(s): 5


Create a personal health goal and track progress toward its achievement.

Health Education (2019) Grade(s): 6


Describe benefits of practicing healthy behaviors.

Health Education (2019) Grade(s): 6


Assess personal health practices.

Health Education (2019) Grade(s): 7


Assess current personal health practices and set a goal to adopt, maintain, or improve one or more health practices.

Health Education (2019) Grade(s): 8


Analyze the relationship between engaging in regular physical activity and healthy eating as ways to improve personal health.

Health Education (2019) Grade(s): 8


Apply strategies and skills needed to attain a personal health goal.

Health Education (2019) Grade(s): 8


Analyze how keeping an activity record will help an individual to attain a personal health goal.

CR Resource Type

Learning Activity

Resource Provider

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

License Type

Attribution Non-Commercial No Derivatives