Ontario Elementary Grade 3 Health and Physical Education Curriculum

Grade 3 expectations in the health and physical education curriculum are organized into four strands. Overall expectations under each strand is listed below -

Living Skills - Personal Skills(PS), Interpersonal Skills (IS), Critical and Creative Thinking (CT)
1. demonstrate personal and interpersonal skills and the use of critical and creative thinking processes as they acquire knowledge and skills in connection with the expectations in the Active Living, Movement Competence, and Healthy Living strands for this grade.

A. Active Living -Active Participation, Physical Fitness, Safety
A1. participate actively and regularly in a wide variety of physical activities and identify how regular physical activity can be incorporated into their daily lives;
A2. demonstrate an understanding of the importance of being physically active and apply physical fitness concepts and practices that contribute to healthy, active living;
A3. demonstrate responsibility for their own safety and the safety of others as they participate in physical activities.

B. MOVEMENT COMPETENCE: SKILLS, CONCEPTS, AND STRATEGIES - Movement Skills and Concepts, Movement Strategies
B1. perform movement skills, demonstrating awareness of the basic requirements of the skills and applying movement concepts as appropriate, as they engage in a variety of physical activities;
B2. apply movement strategies appropriately, demonstrating an understanding of the components of a variety of physical activities, in order to enhance their ability to participate successfully in those activities.

C. Healthy Living - Understanding Health Concepts, Making Healthy Choices, Making Connections for Healthy Living

  • Healthy Eating
  • Personal Safety and Injury Prevention
  • Substance Use, Addictions, and Related Behaviours
  • Human Development and Sexual Health

C1. demonstrate an understanding of factors that contribute to healthy development;
C2. demonstrate the ability to apply health knowledge and living skills to make reasoned decisions and take appropriate actions relating to their personal health and well-being;
C3. demonstrate the ability to make connections that relate to health and well-being – how their choices and behaviours affect both themselves and others, and how factors in the world around them affect their own and others’ health and well-being.

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