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PPL3O Healthy Active Living Education – Grade 11 (Open)

  • Grade 11


GRADE: 11 (Open)

AVAILABILITY: Blyth Academy Online

THE ONTARIO CURRICULUMHealth and Physical Education

Course Overview

PPL3O online enables students to further develop the knowledge and skills they need to make healthy choices now and lead healthy, active lives in the future. Through participation in a wide range of physical activities and exposure to a broader range of activity settings, students enhance their movement competence, personal fitness, and confidence. Students also acquire an understanding of the factors and skills that contribute to healthy development and learn how their own well-being is affected by, and affects, the world around them. In PPL3O online, students build their sense of self, learn to interact positively with others, and develop their ability to think critically and creatively.

Fitness Plan and Nutrition

Essential Question: Why is nutrition important to those with health conditions? How do I create a fitness plan that targets my goals?

In this unit, students will develop personal fitness plans. Students will learn how to continue to have good nutrition while managing various health conditions. Students will also learn to identify the issues surrounding their food and understand how their food choices are impacted by these issues.

Safety and Sexual Health/Stress

Essential Question: How do I stay safe while being active? How do I stay healthy during stressful times and sexual activity?

In this unit, students will learn about how to perform a variety of fitness activities properly and safely. Students will also learn how important reproductive and sexual health are. Students will learn about proactive measures that they can take to ensure their reproductive and sexual health so to avoid or minimize certain health conditions. Students will also learn about a variety of stressful situations that they may encounter and what strategies there are to deal with those situations.

Movement and Risks/Substance Abuse

Essential Question: How can we explain and analyze physical literacy, and the principles and phases of movement? How do we make healthy decisions in life and with substances?

In this unit, students will use adaptive, management, and coping skills to help them respond to the various challenges they encounter as they participate in physical activities, develop movement competence, and acquire knowledge and skills related to healthy active living. Students will learn about the phases of movement and different movement principles. Students will be able to identify different types of conflict and be able to identify and apply a conflict resolution strategy based on the type of conflict that they encounter. Students will define substance abuse and communicate the impact of abusing substances on overall health and well-being. They will apply the appropriate skills to respond to a challenging situation involving substance use, addictions, and other related behaviours. Finally, students will identify the impact of addictions at a local, societal, and global level.

Fair Play and Mental Health

Essential Question: Why is fair play important? How do I effectively analyze and design a play? What is mental health? How are addictions and suicide related to health? Why is my personal fitness important? How have I progressed in my activity over the course? 

In this unit, students will learn about ethical and fair play standards that create a rewarding activity environment. Students will also learn about a variety of mental illnesses, their causes and manifestations so that they can understand their effects on overall health. Students will discuss how to identify a variety of addictions and understand their symptoms and causes and how addictions affect overall health. Students will learn about mental health stigma and how to decrease it in their community. Finally, students will learn about some of the warning signs for suicide and the sources of support that are available to help those in need.

Please consult our Frequently Asked Questions Page or the Exam section within your course for more details on final exams and the exam fee. More information can also be found in our Student Handbook.

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