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Fifth Grade Health and Wellness Resources

Relationship Skills

Subject: Health Education
Source: Discovery Education (Login required. Reference your school’s directions for accessing from home.)
Resource Type: Video
Examines how to build support and trust within a friendship by providing praise and telling how you feel. The segment also offers an acronym to help students remember how to be a good teammate: TEAM.
Skills: Students will comprehend concepts related to health promotion and disease prevention to enhance health.
Students will demonstrate the ability to use interpersonal communication skills to enhance health and avoid or reduce health risks.
Georgia Standards: HE5.1, HE5.4
 
 
Subject: Health Education
Source: Discovery Education (Login required. Reference your school’s directions for accessing from home.)
Resource Type: Video
Informs viewers on the necessary steps to preventing and surviving fires in the home and outside, and introduces concepts such as EDITH (Exit Drills In The Home), "get low and go," the triangle of fire, and "stop, drop, and roll." The program also distinguishes between different fire hazards and how to approach them, and provides video quizzes to strengthen comprehension of the program.
Skills: Students will comprehend concepts related to health promotion and disease prevention to enhance health.
Students will demonstrate the ability to use interpersonal communication skills to enhance health and avoid or reduce health risks.
Georgia Standards: HE5.1, HE5.4
 
 
Subject: Health Education
Source: Discovery Education (Login required. Reference your school’s directions for accessing from home.)
Resource Type: Video
Shares skills students use to manage their own positive and negative emotions and behaviors. The segment also reveals how to handle unexpected surprises by using the R&R (reset and relax) technique and performing a control check.
Skills: Students will comprehend concepts related to health promotion and disease prevention to enhance health.
Students will demonstrate the ability to use decision-making skills to enhance health.
Georgia Standards: HE5.1, HE5.5
 
 
Subject: Health Education
Source: PBS Learning
Resource Type: Video
Rain Adams (age 12, Colorado) talks about her passion for healthy eating and how it inspired her to create her Healthy Lunchtime Challenge winning recipe for Rain’s Turkey Chili, in this video from WGBH. Rain, who as a nine-year-old started her own vegan pet treat company, learned to cook from her mother. She says it’s fun for kids to get in the kitchen and make healthy foods. During the White House Kids’ "State Dinner,” Michelle Obama challenged Rain and the other winners to promote healthy eating. Rain’s advocacy has extended to appearances on the TV news, hosting her own YouTube channel, and contributing to her family’s blog, Building a Healthy Family.
Skill: Students will demonstrate the ability to advocate for personal, family, and community health.
Georgia Standard: HE5.8
 
 
Subject: Physical Education
Source: Discovery Education (Login required. Reference your school’s directions for accessing from home.)
Resource Type: Video
Witness host Sarah Booth demonstrate multiple-Pilates exercises, such as hundreds, roll ups, side kicks, and push-ups, and completes an entire Pilates workout.
Skills: Demonstrates competency in motor skills and movement patterns needed to perform a variety of physical activities.
Exhibits responsible personal and social behavior that respects self and others in physical activity settings.
Georgia Standards: PE5.1, PE5.5
 
 
Subject: Physical Education
Source: Discovery Education (Login required. Reference your school’s directions for accessing from home.)
Resource Type: Video
Explores the benefits of aerobic exercise with Miami Dolphins players Walt Aikens and Davon Godchaux. The players take students through heart-healthy and endurance-building exercises.
Skills: Demonstrates competency in motor skills and movement patterns needed to perform a variety of physical activities.
Participates regularly in physical activity.
Georgia Standards: PE5.1, PE5.3
 
 
Subject: Physical Education
Source: PBS Learning
Resource Type: Video
In this Kindergarten through 5th grade Kids in Motion video, students learn about fitness and sports. Students follow along with their teacher to perform exercises that can be found in all different sports. Using the entire body to target all muscle groups, students get fit acting out commonly known sports such as basketball, tennis, and swimming. This lesson focuses largely on the use of psychomotor skills.
Skills: Demonstrates competency in motor skills and movement patterns needed to perform a variety of physical activities.
Participates regularly in physical activity.
Georgia Standards: PE5.1, PE5.3
 
 
Subject: Physical Education
Source: Discovery Education (Login required. Reference your school’s directions for accessing from home.)
Resource Type: Video
Are you and your students ready to get moving? The American Heart Association (AHA) and the National Football League (NFL) have teamed together to show kids how easy and fun it is to get active and heart healthy. In this Virtual Field Trip, students will learn the science behind the cardio and strength exercises that NFL players use to stay fit and active. Your students will also get an inside look at the Atlanta Falcons practice facility.
Skill: Demonstrates understanding of movement concepts, principles, strategies, and tactics as they apply to the learning and performance of physical activities.
Georgia Standard: PE5.2