This activity will help students incorporate physical
activity into their daily schedules.
You will need narratives, a scheduling worksheet (one for
each narrative, three worksheets per student or per group) and pencils.
can do this activity individually, in pairs, or in small groups.
will read a narrative and then fill out the scheduling worksheet for the
narrative which will depict what activities the character did, how long
they spent doing those activities, and what category that activity fits
all three narratives are read and their Scheduling Worksheets are
complete, do the activity debrief.
The following questions will help to summarize the activity:
had the most Screen Time? Who had the least?
had the most Active Time? Who had the least?
3.What are some of the ways that children with
the most Active Time made time for physical activity?
4.What are some things the children with the
least amount of Active Time could do to make more time for being active?
Just like it is important to balance your diet and physical
activity, it is important to have a healthy balance in how you spend your time.
There is one category or way to spend time that is not necessary.That category is screen time.It does not make you healthier and it takes
time away from your day that you could be using to be physically active.